Press Releases

2020
25.11.2020
Solar CNO neutrinos observed for the first time

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'Ghostly' particles are proof of the secondary fusion process that powers our Sun...
12.11.2020
U.S. News Best Global Universities ranking: Mainz University ranked in top 100 European universities

In international comparison, JGU is among the top 100 universities worldwide in Physics as well as in Pharmacology and Toxicology...
11.11.2020
Dark matter from the depths of the universe

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PRISMA+ scientists propose exotic low-mass fields as new messengers of astrophysical events...
09.11.2020
Antiferromagnets are suitable for dissipationless nanoelectronics, contrary to current theories

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Young physicist at Mainz University discovers the Hall effect in an antiferromagnet, which – according to current theories – is impossible...
21.10.2020
Dmitry Budker receives Norman F. Ramsey Prize of the American Physical Society

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Physicist of the PRISMA+ Cluster of Excellence and the Helmholtz Institute Mainz honored for groundbreaking work in the precision spectroscopy of atoms and molecules...
13.10.2020
A milestone in quantum physics: Physicists at Mainz University successfully carry out the controlled transport of stored light

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Patrick Windpassinger and his team demonstrate how light stored in a cloud of ultra-cold atoms can be transported by means of an optical conveyor belt ...
07.10.2020
American Physical Society elects Mainz-based physicist Mathias Kläui as APS Fellow

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Solid-state physicist is honored for his experimental work in the fields of nanomagnetism and spintronics ...
22.09.2020
Danila Barskiy receives Sofja Kovalevskaja Award to develop low-cost portable spectroscopic devices

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New approaches to promote the use of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy for analysis in chemistry, biology, and medicine ...
09.09.2020
Magnetic whirls crystallize in two dimensions

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Cooperation within the TopDyn Top-level Research Area paves the way for the investigation of two-dimensional phases and phase transitions ...
03.09.2020
Dionysis Antypas receives ERC Starting Grant for research on Atomic Parity Violation

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A novel platform aims to answer fundamental questions in nuclear and particle physics ...
02.09.2020
Mass of the deuteron corrected

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Scientists from Heidelberg, Mainz and Darmstadt publish results in Nature...
25.08.2020
Extremely rare decay process identified

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Results of the NA62 collaboration are a milestone in the search for new physics...
24.08.2020
Storing information in antiferromagnetic materials

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Researchers at Mainz University were able to show that information can be stored in antiferromagnetic materials and to measure the efficiency of the writing operation...
27.07.2020
Carl Zeiss Foundation supports interdisciplinary atmospheric physics and computer science project at Mainz University

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Researchers expect that machine learning and methods of statistical data analysis will enable the evaluation of immense quantities of atmospheric physics data...

22.07.2020
New 'super light source' should allow fascinating insights into atoms

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International team of scientists with Mainz participation proposes plans for high-intensity gamma radiation source at CERN...

15.07.2020
New NMR method enables monitoring of chemical reactions in metal containers

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Analysis of heterogeneous samples in metal containers using zero- to ultralow-field NMR spectroscopy...

15.07.2020
Searching for clues beneath the Earth's surface

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Using a network of gravimeters, Mainz-based scientists are attempting to track down weakly interacting matter in the interior of the Earth...

01.07.2020
Energy-saving servers: Data storage 2.0

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A research team of Mainz University has developed a technique that will potentially halve the energy required to write data to servers and make it easier to construct complex server architectures ...

29.06.2020
German Federal Ministry of Education and Research is funding Sophie Burkhardt to establish a Computer Science junior research group

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Junior research group will be investigating how to independently control the content and style of texts generated using artificial intelligence / BMBF to provide EUR 2 million in funding...

26.06.2020
Belle II: World record in the accelerator ring

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SuperKEKB accelerator ring achieved the highest luminosity ever measured...

17.06.2020
Surprising signal in the XENON1T dark matter experiment

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Scientists of the PRISMA+ Cluster of Excellence of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz significantly involved...

04.06.2020
German Research Foundation promotes outstanding research at Mainz University by approving a new collaborative research center in materials sciences
DFG sponsors CRC/Transregio 288 on Elastic Tuning and Response of Electronic Quantum Phases of Matter...
03.06.2020
The broken mirror: Can parity violation in molecules finally be measured?

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Scientists from the PRISMA+ Cluster of Excellence and the Helmholtz Institute Mainz propose a promising way to detect parity violation in molecules for the first time ...

28.05.2020
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz to welcome Gilad Perez, winner of a Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award

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Eminent scientist from the Weizmann Institute to conduct research into dark matter and fundamental new physics as a guest member of Dmitry Budker's group ...

07.05.2020
New simple method for measuring the state of lithium-ion batteries

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Mainz-based researchers present new technique for measuring the charge state, defects, and capacity losses of rechargeable batteries using atomic magnetometry ...

05.05.2020
Nature Index ranking confirms Mainz University being a top physics research institution
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz is one of the ten most research-intensive German universities in physics ...

08.04.2020
Belle II yields first results in search of the Z' boson

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Researchers present initial results of the Belle II experiment and their work dealing with a new particle in the context of Dark Matter ...

28.02.2020
International research collaboration including scientists from Mainz University measures the electric dipole moment of the neutron with unprecedented accuracy

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Researchers track down the mystery of the surplus of matter ...

25.02.2020
From China to the South Pole: Joining forces to solve the neutrino mass puzzle

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Study by Mainz physicists indicates that the next generation of neutrino experiments may well find the answer to one of the most pressing issues in neutrino physics ...

13.02.2020
Skyrmions like it hot: Spin structures are controllable even at high temperatures

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Investigation of the temperature dependence of the skyrmion Hall effect reveals further insights into possible new data storage devices ...

30.01.2020
Signals from inside the Earth: Borexino Experiment releases new data on geoneutrinos

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Exclusive insight into processes and conditions in the Earth's interior ...