Archive 2011

2011
13.12.2011
First hint of the Higgs boson particle
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Particle physicists at Mainz University are excited: 50 years after its prediction, the Higgs boson gradually takes shape

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06.12.2011
World Record for One-Loop Calculations
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Physicists at Mainz University significantly improve the calculation method for scattering experiments in particle physics 

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25.11.2011
New Collaborative Research Center 1044: The Low-Energy Frontier of the Standard Model - From Quarks and Gluons to Hadrons and Nuclei
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DFG-funded Collaborative Research Center at the Institute of Nuclear Physics at Mainz University will examine the formation and composition of subatomic particles / Cooperation with the BES-III-Experiment in Beijing

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17.11.2011
Matthias Neubert receives an ERC Advanced Grant worth over €2.1 million
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Extremely precise predictions can help LHC scientists in their search for the parameters of a new theory of nature 

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20.09.2011
Researchers at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz make visible the structure of the smallest crystals
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Mainz method of electron microscopy in international demand / Structural analysis of zeolite published in Science  

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31.08.2011
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz is proven to be internationally outstanding in the field of physics
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The Academic Ranking of World Universities has listed JGU's various institutes of physics among the 75 best worldwide

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21.06.2011
Quantum leap: Magnetic properties of a single proton directly observed for the first time
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Most important milestone in the direct measurement of the magnetic moment of the proton and its anti-particle has been achieved / Focusing the matter-antimatter symmetry

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05.05.2011
Future technology spintronics: Mainz intensifies its cooperation with renowned experimental physicist Stuart Parkin
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Stuart Parkin of IBM Research - Almaden in San José has become a fellow of the Gutenberg Research Center and will be mentoring Mainz postgraduates 

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09.06.2011
Ultracold neutrons for science: UCNs will help to solve mysteries of astrophysics
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Mainz has the most powerful source of ultracold neutrons, opening up the possibility of conducting a key experiment to determine the life time of the neutron  

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14.04.2011
New data from XENON100 narrows down the search for dark matter
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No evidence for the existence of Weakly Interacting Massive Particles (WIMPs)  

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03.02.2011
Hunt for the WIMP
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A project based in the Gran Sasso Massif aims to find the constituents of Dark Matter / Focus on the WIMP particle

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01.12.2010
Professor Marcela Carena receives the Humboldt Research Award and comes to Mainz
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Leading expert in the physics of the Higgs Boson to do research at the Theoretical High Energy Physics (THEP) group at Mainz University

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20.05.2010
Physicists from Mainz University develop a quantum interface between light and atoms
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Ultra-thin glass fiber enables the controlled coupling of light and matter / Publication in Physical Review Letters

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