The 30th Aachen Machine Tool Colloquium will take place on June 10 and 11, 2021, at the Eurogress Aachen. Due to the developments concerning the spread of the corona virus (SARS-CoV-2), the AWK has been postponed from 2020 to 2021 with regard to the safety and health of participants, customers and employees and will therefore not take place in the usual three-year cycle.
With the upcoming year and the effects caused by the corona virus, which are already affecting many manufacturing companies and will have a long-term impact on...07.04.2020 | Read more
Due to the corona crisis, the International Coral Reef Symposium (ICRS) will not be held this summer. The new conference dates are July 18 to 23, 2021. The University of Bremen explained that the dynamic spreading of the virus, the protection of all participants, and the travel restrictions were the factors that led to this decision. The accompanying public events, which were planned to take place in the town, are to also take place one year later, if possible. The silver lining of this situation could be that the conference will now be part of the university’s 50th birthday celebrations in 2021.
“This decision was a difficult one to make for our partners and our team but it was necessary,” says Professor Christian Wild from the University of Bremen....06.04.2020 | Read more
Owing to the progressing coronavirus pandemic, the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT has decided to cancel the International Laser Technology Congress AKL in 2020. The safety and health of our attendees, partners and employees has top priority for us. The next AKL will take place from May 4 to 6, 2022, thus maintaining its regular biennial rhythm.
However, so that interested parties do not have to wait another two years for the live demonstrations in Europe's largest laser system park, which are firmly...02.04.2020 | Read more
The "4th Hybrid Materials and Structures 2020", originally announced for the Karlsruhe site, will take place despite the ongoing coronavirus situation - over the internet. The exciting and interesting programme, which features top-class plenary lectures from the industry, will remain unaffected by this.
The following plenary speakers have signed up for the "4th Hybrid Materials and Structures 2020":26.03.2020 | Read more
On March 25, the “International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge 2020” (LAK20) will be hold as a complete online format. The conference, joined by attendees across the world, is organised from Frankfurt am Main. Responding rapidly to the spread of the Coronavirus, the team of organisers has rescheduled and completely switched to a virtual conference. The event is the worldwide most significant forum for this discipline in digital education. Learning Analytics reflects the measurement and analysis of data from technology-based learning processes that are, for instance, gained in online courses or software tutorials. Learning is thus meant to be supported and optimized.
“Especially at an international level, Learning Analytics has been shown to have a relevant impact on education“, says Professor Dr. Hendrik Drachsler from...23.03.2020 | Read more
In recent decades, micro-optical technologies have made enormous progress and have been able to advance into a wide range of application areas. The automotive sector in particular benefits from the efficient and compact optics, since the size of the components is usually very limited and the energy balance of vehicles must be continuously optimized. These and other applications for micro-optics will be discussed by international experts at the Microoptics Conference MOC2020 in Jena from September 24 to 26th, 2020.
Already in 2004, the city of Jena was chosen by the Japanese Society for Applied Physics as the venue for the International Microoptics Conference MOC (MOC'04).03.03.2020 | Read more
- Confirmations for the invitation to the 70th Meeting sent out today
- Network of academic partners expanded again
- Selection process supported by alumni of previous Meetings
- Application for the 71st Lindau Meeting 2021 from September
- Further information available at lindau-nobel.org – #LINO70
Young scientists from 101 countries are invited to the 70th anniversary of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings. This was the result of the decision taken today...02.03.2020 | Read more
- 12 Laureates will be in Lindau for the first time, among them the Nobel Laureates awarded in 2019 William Kaelin, Jr. (Physiology or Medicine), Michel Mayor (Physics), Olga Tokarczuk (Literature) and M. Stanley Whittingham (Chemistry)
- Interaction with over 600 young scientists from approx. 100 countries
- Adoption of the "Lindau Guidelines for global, sustainable and open science in the 21st Century”
- Host country UK reports on Brexit and science, the story so far
- Lindau stalwart Edmond Fischer celebrates his 100th birthday in the spring
- Further information available at www.lindau-nobel.org – #LINO70
To mark the 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, the organisers are delighted to announce that a record number of highly decorated scientists will be attending:...12.02.2020 | Read more
Join the international battery network with industrial and scientific poster exhibitions, where Scientists, Young talents and industry experts share their latest insights for applications in batteries and energy infrastructure.
One of the highlights of the growing battery business worldwide, the 11th International Advanced Battery Conference 2020, March 24-25, 2020 in Münster,...16.01.2020 | Read more
Interest in the use of fuel cells is steadily increasing as a result of the shift toward e-mobility and the broader adoption of renewable energy sources. To examine this development, the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT is organizing the first Laser Colloquium Hydrogen LKH2, which will take place in Aachen on March 18, 2020. The event will focus not only on laser cutting and welding of fuel cell components, but also on the execution and monitoring of the entire process chain.
On March 18, 2020, LKH2 attendees will be treated to a wide range of presentations covering the use of laser technology in the realm of hydrogen: the first...15.01.2020 | Read more
Published by Marc Tudela, Laura Becerra-Fajardo, Aracelys García-Moreno, Jesus Minguillon and Antoni Ivorra, in Access, the journal of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
The project Electronic AXONs: wireless microstimulators based on electronic rectification of epidermically applied currents (eAXON, 2017-2022), funded by a...
The Belle II experiment has been collecting data from physical measurements for about one year. After several years of rebuilding work, both the SuperKEKB electron–positron accelerator and the Belle II detector have been improved compared with their predecessors in order to achieve a 40-fold higher data rate.
Scientists at 12 institutes in Germany are involved in constructing and operating the detector, developing evaluation algorithms, and analyzing the data.
Electrolytes play a key role in many areas: They are crucial for the storage of energy in our body as well as in batteries. In order to release energy, ions - charged atoms - must move in a liquid such as water. Until now the precise mechanism by which they move through the atoms and molecules of the electrolyte has, however, remained largely unknown. Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research have now shown that the electrical resistance of an electrolyte, which is determined by the motion of ions, can be traced back to microscopic vibrations of these dissolved ions.
In chemistry, common table salt is also known as sodium chloride. If this salt is dissolved in water, sodium and chloride atoms dissolve as positively or...
Drops of water falling on or sliding over surfaces may leave behind traces of electrical charge, causing the drops to charge themselves. Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research (MPI-P) in Mainz have now begun a detailed investigation into this phenomenon that accompanies us in every-day life. They developed a method to quantify the charge generation and additionally created a theoretical model to aid understanding. According to the scientists, the observed effect could be a source of generated power and an important building block for understanding frictional electricity.
Water drops sliding over non-conducting surfaces can be found everywhere in our lives: From the dripping of a coffee machine, to a rinse in the shower, to an...
90 million-year-old forest soil provides unexpected evidence for exceptionally warm climate near the South Pole in the Cretaceous
An international team of researchers led by geoscientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) have now...
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