Latest Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt Stories
Quantum logic spectroscopy – which is closely linked with the name of the 2012 Nobel prize laureate, David J. Wineland – has been significantly extended: this new method is called "photon-recoil spectroscopy" (PRS).
PTB software for industry and research can be downloaded free of charge.
Researchers from Garching and Braunschweig transport frequencies with high precision over almost 2000 km - important, among other things, for geodesy
New production method broadens the perspectives for an improved use of the "magic material" - many different forms are possible
A humidity sensor developed by the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), the SEALDH laser hygrometer, has proven its worth when used aboard an aircraft; it fulfills all pre-conditions to be used as a transfer standard for conventional humidity-measuring instruments.
PTB and Dectris have developed a vacuum-compatible X-ray detector that allows the size of low-contrast nano-objects to be determined.
Magnetic Random Access Memories (MRAM) are the most important new modules on the market of computer storage devices.
"Many people are now saying: 'Is it really that easy?
Avogadro constant determined with enriched silicon-28.
New PTB instrument measures the quality of the mirrors for the X-ray telescope IXO.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.