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Welcher UV-C-Raumluftentkeimer wirkt gegen Coronaviren? Unter welchen Bedingungen? Ist der Einsatz der Geräte sicher? Eine Veröffentlichung des DIN, die in Zusammenarbeit mit der PTB erarbeitet wurde, bringt mehr Sicherheit für Hersteller, potenzielle Anwender und Planer. Ein besonderes Augenmerk liegt auf der Sicherheit der Geräte, insbesondere für den Einsatz in Schulen oder Kindergärten.

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„Die Metrologie im Blick“

This year’s Helmholtz Prize is honoring two important contributions to physics, one relating to fundamental research and one to applied research, but both in the field of optics. The Helmholtz Prize is the most important award in the realm of metrology, the science of measurement. In the category of fundamental research, the prize goes to Soroosh Alighanbari and his colleagues in Prof. Schiller’s Research Group at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf for the development of a new method of precision spectroscopy for exploring fundamental questions of physics. The Helmholtz Prize in the category of applied metrology has been won by Nathalie Picqué and Edoardo Vicentini of the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics in Garching. Their work has significantly expanded the possibilities of digital holography through the use of frequency combs. The awards ceremony for both prizes, each endowed with 20,000 euros, will be held on 12 May 2022...

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