Archive 2021

Efficient read-out in antiferromagnetic spintronics

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Demonstration of technologically feasible read-out for ultrafast and stable magnetic memory...
Good results for Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz in the U.S. News Best Global Universities rankings
Mainz University is among the top 100 European universities...
New insights into the structure of the neutron

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An international research team with participation from Mainz and Darmstadt measures neutron form factors with previously unattained precision...
New technique provides detailed information on nuclear material

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Research team of Leibniz University Hannover and Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz determines origin of microparticles...
IceCube analysis puts most general constraints on nonstandard neutrino interactions

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Team of scientists of the PRISMA+ Cluster of Excellence lead on new publication...
Mainz University is ranked number one in Physics in Germany in the 2021 DFG Funding Atlas

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JGU is in fourth place overall in the natural sciences and has significantly improved its ranking in terms of the acquirement of DFG funding in the life sciences...
In the trap: New method for cooling charged particles

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System consisting of two Penning traps connected to an electrical resonant circuit transmits the cooling power of laser-cooled ions...
Atomic nuclei and leptons: milestone in the calculation of cross sections

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Precise theoretical predictions relevant for future neutrino experiments...
Significantly lower climate impact of contrails when using sustainable fuels

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Results of flight tests by DLR and NASA show that sustainable fuels reduce the number of ice crystals in contrails and thus their climate impact...
Joint appointment at JGU and Fermilab: Alfons Weber is JGU’s new W3 Professor of Experimental Particle Physics

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Appointment represents further expansion of PRISMA+ neutrino physics research program...
Borexino Collaboration receives award

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European Physical Society acknowledges groundbreaking research into solar neutrinos with Giuseppe and Vanna Cocconi Prize 2021...
Metabolite fumarate can reveal cell damage: New method to generate fumarate for MRI presented

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Researchers find new technique for rapid hyperpolarization and purification of fumarate in aqueous solution / Obstacles involving the use of parahydrogen overcome...
Atom interferometry demonstrated in space for the first time
Researchers present results of experiments with atom interferometry on a sounding rocket / Further rocket missions set to follow...
Mounting hope for new physics

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Muon g-2 Collaboration releases a first result of the anomalous magnetic moment of the muon / Gathering evidence for a genuine discrepancy between experiment and theory...
Unprecedented accuracy: Theoretical physicists at PRISMA+ Cluster of Excellence calculate the radius of the proton

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New calculations favor a smaller value for the size of the proton, helping to resolve the proton radius puzzle...
Whispers from the dark side: What can gravitational waves reveal about dark matter?
Scientists of the PRISMA+ Cluster of Excellence analyze data from the gravitational wave observatory NANOGrav...
Hyperpolarized proton magnetic resonance imaging used to observe metabolic processes in real time
New technique using nuclear spin hyperpolarization of hydrogen paves the way for further advances in the field of MRI...
Magnetic whirls in confined spaces

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Mobility of skyrmions in geometric structures depends on their arrangement...
PRISMA+ Cluster of Excellence: Double award by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

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Humboldt Research Fellowship for Joanna Sobczyk / Matthias Schott selected as Humboldt Scout...
Searching for dark matter through the fifth dimension

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A discovery in theoretical physics could help to unravel the mysteries of dark matter...
BASE opens up new possibilities in the search for cold dark matter

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Publication in Nature is the result of 20 years of proven collaboration...
BASE opens up new possibilities in the search for cold dark matter

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Research group at the Cluster of Excellence PRISMA+ at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) involved in publication in Physical Review Letters...