PIER sponsored Workshop: Emergence in driven solid state and cold atom systems

This is the first PIER sponsored workshop in 2015 Emergence in driven solid state and cold atom systems takes plance on 31 August and 1 September 2015 (9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.) and is organized by Jun-Ichi Okamoto, Robert Höppner and Ludwig Mathey. With this meeting, the organizers hope to bring together scientists from cold atom and solid state physics, and in particular ...


Travel report on U.S. Particle Accelerator School

Between learning and leisure: Ewa in the United States. Collage: Private

Ewa Janas, PhD student at DESY's MSK group, received a PIER travel grant and went to the U.S. Particle Accelerator School (USPAS) in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Here is her report: After receiving training either in Physics or Engineering and then working for DESY, we often like to supply our knowledge in accelerator- specific subjects, which are rarely (if at all) touched ...


Running @ the speed of thought

Getting ready for this year's B2RUN challenge at Volkspark Altona: The PIER running team. Photograph: Private

On 2 July 2015, the PIER running team of 20 young scientists from DESY and Universität Hamburg participated for the third time in the company running event "B2RUN". 6,500 runners from approximately 300 companies in and around Hamburg had left their offices and laboratories and went straight to the six kilometres running course in Altona Volkspark to outpace their competitors ...


PIER Helmholtz Graduate School

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PIER Dates

Today - 15:00
Location: SR 116
01 Sep. 2015 17:00
Location: SR 3a
17 Sep. 2015 to 19 Sep. 2015
Location: 4a/b, building 1b
02 Nov. 2015 to 03 Nov. 2015
Location: Seminar room 4 (02/11/15) and 1b (03/11/15)
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