Archive 2012

2012
13.12.2012
Stuart Parkin recognized for great service to interdisciplinary materials research
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Experimental physicist Stuart Parkin of the IBM Almaden Research Center in San Jose, California and member of the Gutenberg Research College received the 2012 Von Hippel Award 

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30.10.2012
Mainz physicist is awarded EU funding of €2.75 million for research on the aerosol composition in the upper atmosphere
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ERC Advanced Grant for Stephan Borrmann of the JGU Institute of Atmospheric Physics and the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry  

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05.10.2012
Origin of ultra-fast manipulation of domain walls discovered
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Research success for the international research team including a fellow of the MAINZ Graduate School of Excellence  

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30.08.2012
New DFG-funded Emmy Noether Junior Research Group examines the role played by W bosons in the structure of matter
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Matthias Schott is to form an independent work group to precisely measure the mass of the W boson  

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10.08.2012
Stabilizing shell effects in heaviest elements directly measured
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Results will help to pin down the "Island of Stability"  

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18.07.2012
XENON100 sets record limits for dark matter
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Further constraints of models of new physics with WIMP candidates 

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13.07.2012
Physicists in Mainz and all around the world cheer the discovery of the Higgs particle
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Success at the world's largest particle accelerator LHC / Experiments involving scientists from Mainz University show first direct evidence of the Higgs boson 

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15.06.2012
Mainz University successful in the German Excellence Initiative: Cluster of Excellence and Graduate School approved
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International committee of experts votes to approve JGU Cluster of Excellence and Graduate School / €50 million for top-flight research at Mainz University  

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04.06.2012
Two new high-performance computers make the German federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate a leader in scientific computing
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Super-fast computing capacity will support and strengthen top-flight research in Mainz and Kaiserslautern 

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