Steve Albrecht is researching on perovskite solar cells and holds several efficiency world records with his team. Back in his schooldays, he was going to become either a competitive gymnast or a scientist. He chose science, but the same athletic ambition still drives his research forward.
The athlete in the lab coat
Corona drug discovery at BESSY II
Corona research at BESSY II: A group of researchers from Lübeck has decoded the virus' main protease. Read how this contributes to the development of drugs. For projects directly related to SARS-CoV-2 we offer a priority FAST TRACK ACCESS.
Immediate measures at HZB: On 20 March the HZB has been converted to minimum operation. Find out here about the immediate measures of the crisis team.
Achieving climate targets with building integrated photovoltaics
In cities with multi-storey construction, roof areas are not sufficient to cover the electricity demand with photovoltaics. Active facade elements make additional areas usable. So far, however, such building-integrated PV modules have rarely been installed. The Advisory Centre for Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BAIP) at the HZB wants to change this. Blog post building integrated photovoltaics
Patients with eye tumours are being treated with proton beams since June 1998 by the Charité Universitätsklinikum Benjamin Franklin together with the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin. Especially, we succeed to destroy the tumour in more than 97 percent of the patients. Eye tumour therapy with protons