Poster award to Markus Kubin

Markus Kubin in front of his poster.

Markus Kubin in front of his poster. © HZB

At the International Conference on X-Ray Absorption Fine Structure Markus Kubin has been selected to receive one out of five poster awards. More than 300 posters have been presented at the poster session.

Markus Kubin is a PhD student at HZB-Institute for Methods and Instrumentation on Synchrotron Radiation Research. He presented results with femtosecond x-ray pulses concerning reactions in the oxygen evolving complex in the protein Photosystem II.   This system plays a central role in natural photosynthesis in plants, algae and cyano bacteria. 

The XAFS16 was held from 23. – 28. August in Karlsruhe.