Public Relations

2018
14.03.2018
Construction set of magnon logic extended: Magnon spin currents can be controlled via spin valve structure
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Magnon spintronics employs magnons instead of electrical charges for information processing

28.02.2018
Harvey Meyer is awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant for fundamental calculations on strong interaction effects
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Particle physicist Harvey Meyer of Mainz University investigates the matter that emerged after the Big Bang as a result of the strong interaction of quarks and gluons

09.02.2018
Cosmic x-rays may provide clues to the nature of dark matter
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Physicists propose a new theory of dark matter based on the detection of unusual x-ray radiation from galaxies  ... 

29.01.2018
Antiferromagnets prove their potential for spin-based information technology
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Physicists at Mainz University demonstrate technologically feasible read-out and writing of digital information in antiferromagnets / Basic principle for ultrafast and stable magnetic memory  ... 

2017
06.12.2017
Mainz physicists propose a new method for monitoring nuclear waste
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Scientists demonstrate scenarios for using neutrino detectors in nuclear interim storage facilities  ... 

27.11.2017
New proton record: Researchers measure magnetic moment with greatest possible precision

High-precision measurement of the g-factor eleven times more precise than before / Results indicate a strong similarity between protons and antiprotons  ... 

26.10.2017
Quantum computing on the move
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Researchers from the University of Mainz have demonstrated the operation of a four-qubit register comprised of atomic ions trapped in microchip trap  ... 

20.10.2017
Chromosomes may be knotted
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Mainz-based physicists use mathematical algorithms to examine experimental 3D structures of chromosomes  ... 

19.10.2017
Riddle of matter remains unsolved: Proton and antiproton share fundamental properties
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Magnetic forces in antiprotons now measured to nine significant digits / 350 times more precise than before  ... 

29.09.2017
Good start into the German Excellence Strategy competition: JGU to submit full proposal for its PRISMA+ Cluster of Excellence
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International expert committee approves the PRISMA+ proposal for the final round of the nationwide competition  ... 

05.09.2017
Imaging how magnetism goes surfing
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Researchers use advanced dynamic imaging to visualise deformation (sound) waves in crystals  ... 

28.06.2017
Physicists of Mainz University have used computer simulations to study the arrangement of stiff polymers in spherical cavities
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Confined systems play an important role for a wide range of applications

11.06.2017
Physicists of Mainz University win world record
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Guinness World Records™ confirms Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz as holder of the world record for the largest magnetic ball accelerator / Hundreds of visitors fascinated by insights into the world of physics  ... 

30.05.2017
XENON1T proves to be the most sensitive detector on Earth searching for WIMP dark matter
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Now the most sensitive dark matter experiment world-wide can much better listen for the very weak voice of dark matter   ... 

15.05.2017
Physicist Johannes Henn receives ERC Consolidator Grant
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Funding to the amount of approximately EUR 2 million for the development of new calculation methods for theoretical physics  ... 

02.02.2017
Experiment involving ultracold rubidium lifts off with research rocket
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Physicists create basis for accurately testing Einstein's equivalence principle / Bose-Einstein condensate generated in space for the first time  ... 

19.01.2017
Magnetic moment of a single antiproton determined with greatest precision ever
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Physicists publish most accurate measurement of a fundamental property of the antiproton to date / Contribution to the matter-antimatter debate  ... 

23.01.2017
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz to collaborate with US research center Fermilab near Chicago
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Collaboration agreement signed / Expansion of the university's international research network  ...