Fiber-reinforced plastics (FRP) are becoming more important for a wide variety of industries, e.g. automotive engineering. The need for efficient manufacturing and processing methods for these composites is increasing. The Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT invites interested parties to the “Laser in Composites Symposium” in Aachen on November 22, 2017 in collaboration with the experts of the Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production (AZL). Experts will inform industrial users in lectures and guided tours about the developments and applications in laser material processing of FRP. The symposium will also provide a forum for an exchange between research and industry.
Although the laser processes for lightweight construction applications developed in research have already been tested, the step towards industrial application...19.09.2017 | Read more
9th International Conference on Interoperability for Enterprise Systems and Applications, March 22 – 23, 2018
Growing markets, innovative competitors and fast changing technologies make it imminent for companies to interact flexibly with suppliers and consumers. The...12.09.2017 | Read more
EMBO and Basel Life are pleased to announce the EMBO at Basel Life conference, taking place at the Congress Center Basel, Switzerland from 10-13 September 2017. A committee of leading scientists has organized this international and broad-scope scientific conference on current and emerging life science research to be held as part of Basel Life (www.basellife.org).
“Established and young researchers will present and discuss work on all aspects of genome biology, ranging from microbial genomes and genome evolution to...06.09.2017 | Read more
On October 17, 2017 the LaserForum visits the city of Buchs in the Swiss canton of St. Gallen with the topic "Ultrashort pulse lasers: new technologies, materials processing & medical applications". Host is the NTB Interstate University of Technology Buchs. The LaserForum take place on international ground for the first time in 2017. The event has been organized by the IVAM Microtechnology Network in collaboration with partners from industry and research for ten years now.
Ultrashort pulse lasers generate light pulses in the megawatt range and a with pulse duration in the range of pico and femtoseconds. They are the ideal...06.09.2017 | Read more
Panel of experts will address the practical applications of quantum computing and what could impede its development.
Rapid development in quantum computing over the past few years has brought it from an exotic theoretical possibility to a technology with tangible prototypes....31.08.2017 | Read more
From September 12 – 15, 2017 international scholars of computational neuroscience meet at the Bernstein Conference in Göttingen. They are driven to explore new avenues in using computational theory and to unravel the functioning of the brain.
The human brain is nature’s most complex system. To understand its processes, computers have become indispensable. The annual Bernstein Conference in Germany...30.08.2017 | Read more
From novices to experienced users: The „AKL – International Laser Technology Congress“ offers insights into the latest developments in the area of laser technology. With more than 600 international participants, over 70 speakers from research and industry and the accompanying Sponsors‘ exhibition the AKL has established itself as the leading forum for applied laser technology in Europe.
For the 12th time, laser manufacturers and users from different sectors will be gathering at AKL’18 in Aachen, Germany, to catch up on the top issues in the...29.08.2017 | Read more
Potsdam Summer School Explores the Future of Cities
The rapid pace of change around the world is presenting humankind and human environments with tremendous challenges. What solutions and strategies can we...28.08.2017 | Read more
ICNFT 2018 - September 18-21, Bremen, Germany
The Call for Papers is open now.
The ICNFT is a forum for researchers and professional practitioners to exchange ideas and experience and to discuss aspects of new forming technologies...16.08.2017 | Read more
Pioneering: The Sustainable Textile School, September 18 till 20, 2017, of Chemnitz University of Technology supports the ecological textile production
Dyeing factories contaminating rivers, usage of pesticides in the cotton production, or pathogenic chemicals in clothes – there are many reasons for the...04.08.2017 | Read more
Whispering gallery mode (WGM) resonators are used to make tiny micro-lasers, sensors, switches, routers and other devices. These tiny structures rely on a...
Using ultrafast flashes of laser and x-ray radiation, scientists at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (Garching, Germany) took snapshots of the briefest electron motion inside a solid material to date. The electron motion lasted only 750 billionths of the billionth of a second before it fainted, setting a new record of human capability to capture ultrafast processes inside solids!
When x-rays shine onto solid materials or large molecules, an electron is pushed away from its original place near the nucleus of the atom, leaving a hole...
For the first time, physicists have successfully imaged spiral magnetic ordering in a multiferroic material. These materials are considered highly promising candidates for future data storage media. The researchers were able to prove their findings using unique quantum sensors that were developed at Basel University and that can analyze electromagnetic fields on the nanometer scale. The results – obtained by scientists from the University of Basel’s Department of Physics, the Swiss Nanoscience Institute, the University of Montpellier and several laboratories from University Paris-Saclay – were recently published in the journal Nature.
Multiferroics are materials that simultaneously react to electric and magnetic fields. These two properties are rarely found together, and their combined...
MBM ScienceBridge GmbH successfully negotiated a license agreement between University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG) and the biotech company Tissue Systems Holding GmbH about commercial use of a multi-well tissue plate for automated and reliable tissue engineering & drug testing.
MBM ScienceBridge GmbH successfully negotiated a license agreement between University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG) and the biotech company Tissue Systems...
Pathogenic bacteria are becoming resistant to common antibiotics to an ever increasing degree. One of the most difficult germs is Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a...
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