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12.08.2019 Standing waves that won’t stand still

And yet they move: An international team of scientists involving physicists from the Center for Nanointegration (CENIDE) at the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) has observed a new phenomenon: They have generated standing waves – which travel. The results of their research have been published in the scientific journal Physical Review B including videos of the effect.

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09.08.2019 Field trip to Düsseldorf Airport

On August 07th, seven students visited Düsseldorf Airport together with Dr. Florian Mazur from research group Schreckenberg. Here, they were able to experience the logistical processes studied in the lecture Physics of Traffic 2 (Airplane Traffic) at an international airport and see live on site what an important role physics plays for aviation, making the theory from the lecture more tangible and comprehensible for the participants.

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23.04.2019 Bad Honnef Physics School - Energy Science - an Interdisciplinary Challange

The summer school is directed towards undergraduate and graduate students in energy related study programs. The courses cover a broad range from energy demand, energy conversion, energy distribution and sto-rage to social and environmental aspects. The lectures will be accompanied by seminars which will give each participant the chance for a short presentation.

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19.02.2019 Students from the AG Wurm were selected for an experiment on a stratospheric balloon!

Four years after a participation at REXUS a team of students from AG Wurm is again successful with the application for the REXUS/BEXUS program of DLR, SNSA and ESA.
REXUS/BEXUS stands for rocket and balloon experiments for university students. The students applied in October 2018, in December they were invited to a selection workshop and selected as one of the four teams for BEXUS29.

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Childcare room

The Faculty of Physics offers emergency child care for all faculty members and all CENIDE-members. If the regular daycare is closed, for instance, due to a strike or illness, care can be arranged in the childcare room. It is, however, not intended for foreseeable events such as holiday care or the like.

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