Archive 2013

Press Releases
02.12.2013
Christof Wetterich holds the Johannes Gutenberg Endowed Professorship in 2014
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Internationally renowned physicist from Heidelberg focuses in next year'€™s lecture series on the universe and its history 

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22.11.2013
IceCube provides proof of neutrinos from the cosmos
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IceCube particle detector at the South Pole discovers 28 high-energy neutrinos / Publication in Science 

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15.11.2013
GRK 1581 Symmetry Breaking in Fundamental Interactions continues with second phase
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The DFG grants a prolongation until fall 2018

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30.10.2013
Mainz University receives approval for an Alexander von Humboldt Professorship in Physics
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Jairo Sinova chosen for Humboldt Professorship in Theoretical Physics 

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08.10.2013
Nobel Prize in Physics: Recognition for the prediction of the Higgs boson
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Scientists at Mainz University involved in the successful search for the Higgs boson 

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23.09.2013
Domain walls as new information storage medium
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Visualization of domain wall motion: Material defects do not impede wall motion at high velocities / Publication of findings in Nature Communications 

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28.08.2013
Researchers from Mainz and Frankfurt propose a new system for quantum simulation
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 Theoretical Paper about ultra-cold atoms and ions published in Physical Review Letters

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15.08.2013
Quantum teleportation: Transfer of flying quantum bits at the touch of a button
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Hybrid technology makes possible highly reliable transmission of photonic qubits 

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07.08.2013
Physicists of Mainz University investigate the formation of defects during phase transitions in crystals of ions
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Recent research findings are relevant to a model of matter structure formation tiny fractions of a second after the Big Bang 

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04.08.2013
Rene Gerritsma receives EUR 1.5 million ERC Starting Grant for quantum simulations
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Mainz physicist will develop a quantum simulator that will be used to study the quantum physics of solids 

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28.05.2013
Marc Vanderhaeghen appointed Fellow of the American Physical Society
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Theoretical nuclear and hadron physicist of Mainz University receives renowned specialist distinction for his contributions to two-photon physics and the structure of baryons 

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14.05.2013
Gutenberg Research Award 2013 for quantum physicist Maciej Lewenstein
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Gutenberg Research College honors quantum physicist with many-faceted research interests active throughout Europe 

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Gutenberg Research College welcomes new fellows and bestows the 2013 Gutenberg Research Award
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Award given to internationally acclaimed quantum physicist Maciej Lewenstein 

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02.04.2013
Graduate School of Excellence Materials Science in Mainz organizes international NewSpin3 conference
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Conference and summer school brings together experts and young researchers in the areas of spintronics in complex matter and cold atom model systems 

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27.03.2013
International research team discovers new exotic particle in the BESIII Experiment at the Beijing Electron Positron Collider
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Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz participating through Collaborative Research Center 1044 funded by the German Research Foundation 

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06.02.2013
Mainz and Kaiserslautern to supply state-of-the-art technologies to businesses
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Two new joint large-scale research projects in materials science and spintronics at the universities of Mainz and Kaiserslautern with application potential 

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08.02.2013
German Academic Exchange Service funds international project on spintronics
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Up to EUR 1 million for cooperation with international partners for research into energy-efficient information technology 

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28.01.2013
PRISMA PI Gabriele Honecker is German representative of European String Theory network
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Jun.-Prof. Dr. Gabriele Honecker takes an active role in the newly established European COST Action "The String Theory Universe".  

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