Fatemeh Shams received PhD degree
S. Fatemeh Shams successfully defended her excellent PhD work on “Synthesis and charcterisation of cobalt
ferrite nanoparticles surface activated with palladium nanoparticles for magnetic and optical hyperthermia“ at
the Ferdowski University of Mashhad. Congratulations!
Our work on the front cover of Annalen der Physik
Our latest research about the control of phase transitions was featured on the front cover of
Annalen der Physik. More details and a short summary can be found in the press release of our institute
→ Press release PGI-6
→ Article (open access)
Editorial Board of Scientific Reports
Carolin Schmitz-Antoniak joined the Editorial Board of Scientific Reports. Scientific Reports launched in 2011 as a
multidisciplinary, online-only, open access publication of the Nature Publishing Group covering all areas of the
natural sciences. Carolin accepted the invitation to join the Editorial Board within the field of "Condensed Matter
Physics" for two years.
→ Homepage of Scientific Reports
On-site visit at DELTA synchrotron
With a11 interested students (Physics and Energy Science) of the University of Duisburg-Essen we had a guided tour at
the DELTA synchrotron in Dortmund. After an introductory talk by Prof. Weis, we had a tour through the experimental
hall and were allowed to have also a close look behind the radiation protection walls. Thanks to all the friendly
and very competent guides!
→ DELTA synchrotron
HZB User Committee
At the 7th Joined BER II and BESSY II user meeting in December 2015, Carolin Schmitz-Antoniak was re-elected for
another 2 years to join the HZB User Committee.
→ HZB User Committee
Gottschalk-Diederich-Beadeker Prize awarded to Carolin Schmitz-Antoniak. The prize is awarded annually for
outstanding Habilitation or PhD theses at the faculties of science and engineering of the University of
Duisburg-Essen. The prize carries a value of 5.000 €.
→ Press release of the University of Duisburg-Essen (German only)