PIER is pleased to announce its next workshop on "Joint DESY and UHH research perspectives in photon and accelerator science" taking place on 14 October 2022, 1 - 5 p.m., at the DESY auditorium. The workshop is chaired by Prof. Dr. Tais Gorkhover (UHH) and Prof. Dr. Franz Kärtner (DESY/UHH).

The aim of the event is to provide an opportunity for mutual exchange and in-depth discussion of future joint DESY and Universität Hamburg research activities in the field of photonics and accelerator research.

The workshop is a follow-up to the kick-off workshop “Future joint research perspectives of DESY and Universität Hamburg in the context of Science City Hamburg Bahrenfeld” which took place on 16 November 2021. Further information on this event on other follow-up workshops planned for this year are available on the PIER website.    


  • Welcome and workshop purpose
    • Tais Gorkhover (UHH) / Franz Kärtner (DESY/UHH)
  • Short presentations on joint research activities (10 min each):
    • Jens Osterhoff, Jens (DESY): “Plasma Accelerator Science”
    • Sakura Pascarelli (European XFEL): “European XFEL
    • Lucas Schaper (DESY): “FLASH 2020+”
    • Marc Guetg (DESY): “Current Accelerator Development at EuXFEL
    • Christoph Heyl (DESY)/ Ingmar Hartl (DESY): “Lasers”
    • Robert Zierold (UHH)/ Tobias Herr (DESY(UHH): “Tailored Materials & Surfaces and Integrated Optics”
    • Theresa Staufer (UHH): “Biomedical Physics"
  • Discussion of initiatives to increase cooperation and visibility
Bahrenfeld campus
DESY auditorium

Registration deadline: 10 October 2022

Since the capacity of the DESY auditorium may be limited depending on the COVID-19 situation, early registration is highly recommended. Places will be assigned on a first come, first served basis.

Registration for this event is currently open.