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Chair: Dr. Bridget Murphy Vice Chair: Prof. Dr. Jan-Dierk Grunwaldt
The KFS consists of the representatives of synchrotron radiation users, synchrotron radiation sources and funding institutions. It represents the synchrotron radiation users and gives advice for the future of research with synchrotron radiation.
XFEL
First European XFEL research results published

European XFEL

The first results based on research performed at the facility have been published. In the journal Nature Communications, the scientists, headed by Prof. Ilme Schlichting from Max-Planck-Institute for Medical Research in Heidelberg, demonstrate, for the first time that, under the conditions used at the time of the experiment an increased number of X-ray pulses per second as produced by the European XFEL can be successfully used to determine the structure of biomolecules. As much faster data collection is therefore possible, the time needed for an experiment could be significantly shortened. The detailed determination of the 3D structure of biomolecules is crucial for providing insights into informing the development of novel drugs to treat diseases. [more] [archive]


approaching deadlines:

Sep. 21, 2018: Registration deadline for 2nd World Congress on Condensed Matter Physics, 15.10.2018 - 17.10.2018
Sep. 28, 2018: Registration deadline for The Large Volume Press beamline workshop, 01.10.2018 - 02.10.2018
Sep. 28, 2018: Poster-abstract deadline The Large Volume Press beamline workshop, 01.10.2018-02.10.2018
Sep. 30, 2018: Registration deadline for 7th Joint Workshop on High pressure, Planetary and Plasma Physics (HP4), 10.10.2018 - 12.10.2018
Sep. 30, 2018: Deadline for proposals NSLS-II
Oct. 01, 2018: Deadline for proposals CERIC-ERIC expert users
Oct. 01, 2018: Deadline for proposals FERMI
Oct. 01, 2018: Deadline for proposals FLASH


Edward Stern Outstanding Achievement Award for Ronald Frahm

The "International X-ray Absorption Society (IXAS)" has honored Prof. Dr. Ronald Frahm for the development of the QEXAFS-measuring method over many years: At the XAFS 2018 meeting in Krakow the Scientist from Wuppertal received the „Outstanding Achievement Award (Edward Stern Prize)“. it is the highest award of the society. On the picture, Ronald Frahm is on the right, next to the new IXAS chair, Matthew Newville. [more] [archive]
SNI2018
Workshop Digital Agenda at the SNI2018 meeting

There will be a worshop "digital agenda" at the SNI2018 on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 at 2 pm. There will be three talks which should lead to discussion of the user community on teh digitalisation in the area of basic research in the natural sciences at large scale facilites. [more] [archive]
SNI2018
SNI2018 is going on

The German Conference for Research with Synchrotron Radiation, Neutrons and Ion Beams at Large Facilities 2018 brings together over 500 researchers in Garching. Prof. Dr. P. Müller-Buschbaum (TUM) and Dr. J. Kroseberg (BMBF) opened the meeting that is organised by MLZ. The conference is a performance show in the area of research on matter and universe with large facilities and a meeting of an active research community. The next highlight is the evening lecture "Materie durchblickt - durch Synchrotronstrahlung, Röntgenlaserblitze und Neutronenwellen" by Prof. Dr. T. Salditt. at 19:00 today. [more] [archive]
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