News of TU Darmstadt

News of Technische Universität Darmstadt

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  • 2017/07/19

    Introducing nano antibodies into living cells

    Animation: Nano-Antikörper auf dem Weg ins Innere einer Zelle. Bild: Christoph Hohmann, Nanosystems Initiative Munich (NIM)

    Researchers report in “Nature Chemistry” on cell-permeable nanobodies

    Scientists at the Technische Universität Darmstadt, Ludwig Maximilians University (LMU) Munich and the Leibniz Institute for Molecular Pharmacology (FMP) have managed to introduce tiny antibodies into living cells. The researchers now report on the synthesis and applications for these nanobodies in “Nature Chemistry”.

  • 2017/07/07

    Oxygen vacancy supported memory

    Prof. Dr. Lambert Alff (li) und Doktorand Sankaramangalam Ulhas Sharath (re.) an einem selbst entwickelten System zur Molekularstrahlepitaxie. Bild: Gabi Haindl

    TU Darmstadt expands basic knowledge about non-volatile memory

    A non-volatile memory keeping its digital information without power and working at the same time at the ultrahigh speed of today’s dynamic random access memory (DRAM) – that is the dream of materials scientists of TU Darmstadt.

  • 2017/07/05

    A Boost for Permanent Magnets

    Zwei der beteiligten Forscher: Leopoldo Molina-Luna (l.) und Michael Dürrschnabel arbeiten am aberrationskorrigierten Rastertransmissionselektronenmikroskop. Bild: Felipe Fernandes

    TU-Scientists analyse structure and behaviour on atomic level

    Scientists at TU Darmstadt explored on an atomic level how changes in iron content influence the micro-structure of samarium-cobalt based permanent magnets. Their results were published in “Nature Communications”. In the long run they could contribute to the development of permanent magnets with improved magnetic performance. These magnets can be found in microwave tubes, gyroscopes and satellite controls, for instance.

  • 2017/07/04

    Communication in Times of Crisis

    Professor Matthias Hollick. Bild: Katrin Binner

    Scientists at TU Darmstadt research infrastructure-less communication networks

    Researchers at the TU Darmstadt around Professor Matthias Hollick are experimenting with technologies designed to empower the civilian population in times of crisis. They aim at establishing basic communications and means to share information, thus facilitating human cooperation and mutual aid even following wide-spread power and Internet outages.

  • 2017/06/22

    Options for the Diesel Engine

    Professor Christian Beidl am weltweit ersten mit OME betriebenen Forschungsfahrzeug. Bild: Katrin Binner

    Scientists at TU Darmstadt are carrying out research into alternative fuels

    Synthetic fuels, such as oxymethylene ether, could prepare Diesel vehicles to play a major role in the drive train mix of tomorrow. Scientists at the TU Darmstadt are carrying out research into the practical viability of alternative fuels.

  • 2017/06/13

    Research Fellows of the Humboldt Foundation at TU Darmstadt

    Benjamin Lees, Ph.D. Photo: Claus Völker

    Introducing: Benjamin Lees, Ph.D.

    Benjamin Lees from the University of Warwick, U.K. is researching from quantum statistical mechanics to spatial random permutations. He is a guest of Prof. Dr. Volker Betz at the Department of Mathematics.

  • 2017/06/13

    Research Fellows of the Humboldt Foundation at TU Darmstadt

    Dr. Zhiguang Song. Photo: Claus Völker

    Introducing: Dr. Zhiguang Song

    Zhiguang Song from the City University of Hong Kong is researching in structural vibration and control, nonlinear dynamics and aerothermoelastic analysis. He is a guest of Prof. Dr. Peter Hagedorn at the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

  • 2017/06/13

    Research Fellows of the Humboldt Foundation at TU Darmstadt

    Dr. Tianzhi Yang. Photo: Claus Völker

    Introducing: Dr. Tianzhi Yang

    Tianzhi Yang from the Shenyang Aerospace University, China is researching in Acoustics and meta-materials. He is a guest of Prof. Dr. Peter Hagedorn at the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

  • 2017/06/02

    Gaining knowledge by simplification

    Atomkerne starten von einer einfachen näherungsweisen Darstellung ("leading order (LO)", links) und verschieben sich zu ihren tatsächlichen physikalischen "Plätzen" durch systematische Korrekturen ("next-to-leading order (NLO)" usw.). Bild: König / Hammer

    Scientists of TU Darmstadt explore strong force

    The “strong force” plays a crucial role for the existence of matter in the visible universe. Scientists at TU Darmstadt are carrying out research in that field and recently published their results in “Physical Review Letters”. To describe the processes in the nucleus they used a method of theoretical simplification which might be applicable to heavier nuclei.

  • 2017/05/16

    Cool research

    Professor Mikael Hård (Mitte) im Kreis seiner Doktorandinnen und Doktoranden des Projekts „Eine Globalgeschichte der Technik 1850-2000“. Bild: Katrin Binner

    Scientists receive research funding from the European Union

    Three TU Darmstadt scientists were awarded substantial grants from the European Research Council (ERC) for their excellent projects.