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Expertise by research divisions

Biomedical know how by research divisions

RD Scientific research & deveopment (materials, devices and processes)
D Data processing (logging, analysis and AI)
ILA Infrastructures, labs  & analytics (operation, access)
Solar energy
Crystalline silicon solar cells      
Thin-film solar cells (perovskite, CIGS, silicon)      
Tandem solar cells (perovskite CIGS, perovskite silicon, silicon silicon)      
Solar module technology      
Building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV)      
Chemical energy conversion and storage
Solar hydrogen production RD D ILA
Conversion of carbon dioxide      
Battery systems (lithium, metal-sulphur) RD D ILA
Electrodes (metal oxides, silicon)      
Catalysts (metal oxides)      
Quantum and Functional Materials
Control of spin-based phenomena (spintronics) RD D ILA
Control of collective states (quantum magnets, supercond., ferroelectrics) RD D ILA
Topological insulators RD D ILA
Nanomagnetic systems RD D ILA
Multiferroic materials RD D ILA
Application of photons for research and development
Understanding and controlling how materials work RD D ILA
Chemical reactions at the atomic level      
Phase transitions and switching processes RD D ILA
Optimising the conversion of light into energy      
Optimisation of biochemical processes      
Scientific services and key components
Synchrotron beamlines and sample environments      
Superconducting cavities and electron guns      
Precision diffraction gratings and x-ray optics      
Proton and gamma irradiation sources for radiation hardness tests      


Biomedical research examples

Eye tumor therapy

Together with the Charité, HZB operates facilities for
eye tumor therapy at the proton accelerator ring at the Wannsee site.