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Seit dem 1. August 2022 hat die DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH ihre Anlagenschutzbereiche rund um Drehfunkfeuer verkleinert. So wird weiteres Potenzial für mehr Flächen für Windenergieanlagen in Deutschland geschaffen und ein wichtiger Beitrag zur Energiewende geleistet. Wesentliche Aspekte hatte die PTB im Rahmen des vom Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Klimaschutz geförderten Forschungsprojekts WERAN (Wechselwirkung Windenergieanlagen und Radar/Navigation) entwickelt: Darin hatte ein von der PTB mit Messtechnik ausgestatteter Oktokopter Messdaten in verschiedenen Höhen und Entfernungen rund um Windkraftanlagen erfasst. Die ermittelten Daten hatten zu einer neuen Abstands-Berechnungsformel für Windkraftanlagen geführt. 

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An example showing how the new device can be used

Due to the increasing number of industrial ultrasound devices, the airborne ultrasound exposure of employees needs to be measured more and more often. The high-frequency personal ultrasound exposimeter developed at PTB is the first device of this kind that can be worn directly by the person to be monitored and can determine the individual ultrasound exposure of this person.

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Visiting PTB

People visiting PTB

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PTB brochures and journals

maßstäbe -  the popular-science magazine of PTB

Are you already familiar with our scientific journal Opens internal link in current windowmaßstäbe? (It is available in German only.) By the way, you can subscribe to it free of charge! Or look and see which Opens internal link in current windowbrochures we have to offer which will acquaint you with the whole PTB, a part of it, or an important PTB topic.

What PTB offers school children

School children's lab

Even primary school pupils can experiment at PTB Opens internal link in current windowfor a day. . Later on, PTB appeals to pupils in terms of carrying out a Opens internal link in current windowschool work experience or even vocational training.