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Latest Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt Stories

New Insight Into Matter Provided By Photon Recoil
2014-01-30 10:15:01

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).

2013-10-30 16:05:47

PTB software for industry and research can be downloaded free of charge.

Connecting Clocks To Measure Height
2013-10-02 11:10:16

Researchers from Garching and Braunschweig transport frequencies with high precision over almost 2000 km - important, among other things, for geodesy

Development Of Alternative Manufacturing Procedures For Graphene
2013-10-02 10:30:18

New production method broadens the perspectives for an improved use of the "magic material" - many different forms are possible

Weather And Climate Models Improved Using SEALDH
2013-03-04 12:15:33

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.

Smallest Biomarkers Tracked Down
2012-11-27 14:44:47

PTB and Dectris have developed a vacuum-compatible X-ray detector that allows the size of low-contrast nano-objects to be determined.

2011-03-08 15:52:48

Magnetic Random Access Memories (MRAM) are the most important new modules on the market of computer storage devices.

2011-03-07 15:20:18

"Many people are now saying: 'Is it really that easy?

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2011-02-10 07:49:08

Avogadro constant determined with enriched silicon-28.

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2010-09-27 12:14:38

New PTB instrument measures the quality of the mirrors for the X-ray telescope IXO.


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