Group Retreat

We all gathered this Friday to work out solutions and create new routines that help us keep our lab tidy and ourselves well organized. What better way to go about this than to eat pizza for lunch?

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SFB 1552

We are delighted to be part of the newly funded collaborative research center “Defects and Defect Engineering in Soft Matter” headed by Prof. Sebastian Seiffert at JGU Mainz. Looking forward to exploring the functionalization of soft matter with defects!

DFG press release

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We Had Lunch

After one of our weekly group meetings, we came together to enjoy lunch. This opportunity was used to celebrate the recent birthdays of two of our new team members. Our group has grown so large, we need more than two tables now.

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Simon’s Thesis Defence

Simon successfully defended his bachelor's thesis. He continues with his work in the group.

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Group Retreat with Kläui and Rentschler Group

We went on a group retreat to the Alps with the group from Mathias Kläui and Eva Rentschler. The three days were filled with talks, interdisciplinary discussions, and poster presentations; however, we still managed to fit in some skiing and hiking into our schedule.

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Tired But Happy

Last week we were at the beamline MAXPEEM at the synchrotron MAX IV located in Lund, Sweden. It was a great experience to learn more about how PEEM works, what instruments are used, its advantages and challenges. Taking several beautiful images of the magnetic structure of our samples with a resolution of tens of nanometers was a lot of fun.

This image was taken after the beamtime…

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Going Wild

We’re going wild! Our joint project HYMMS – Hybrid chiral Molecule-Magnetic Systems together with colleagues from Mainz and Jerusalem has been granted funding by the Carl Zeiss Foundation through the new Wildcard program. Read the idw article for more information.

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Congratulations, Stefan

Stefan successfully defended his Bachelor’s thesis. Congratulations and all the best for a bright future ahead!

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