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Particle accelerators are indispensable for research, medicine and industry. We have developed a miniature particle accelerator that accelerates and guides electrons through nanostructures using laser light. In an interview in Welt der Physik (German), Prof. Dr. Hommelhoff and Stefanie Kraus repo...

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The ACHIP research program, generously supported by the Californian Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation with around 20 million euros, has come to an end. ACHIP stands for "Accelerator on a Chip International Program". It has funded research into this type of laser-based accelerator and allowed us to m...

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Our Master's student Julian Freier has been awarded the contribution prize of the German Physical Society's Radiation and Medical Physics Association at this year's DPG Spring Meeting in Berlin. He received the award for his poster titled "Cell Irradiation Experiments and Film Dosimetry with Low Ene...

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Almost two dissertations in one and both parts accompanied by great journal articles, plus an outstanding defense - the two letters in front of the name are more than deserved. Congratulations, Dr. Meier!

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This year's Röntgen Prize of the University of Giessen went to our former postdoc and current professor at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Dr. Roy Shiloh. He received the 15,000 euro prize for his outstanding contributions to the realization of a photonic particle accelerator. As it was mentione...

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