2.  BESSY-VSR – Science drivers

2.1.  Quantum materials for energy

2.1.1.       Superconductivity

2.1.2.       Photovoltaics

2.1.3.       Topological insulators

2.1.4.       Nanoscale materials

2.2.  Future information technologies

2.2.1.       Magnetism dynamics

2.2.2.       Phase transitions

2.2.3.       Molecular electronics

2.2.4.       Spintronics

2.3.  Basic energy science

2.3.1.       Photochemistry

2.3.2.       Photosynthesis

2.3.3.       Catalysis

2.3.4.       Solar fuels