Welcome to the Chair of Structural Physics of Condensed
Matter of Prof. Dr. Christian
Schroer at Technische Universität Dresden!
Our main fields of research are the following:
'Ultra-short exposure time: x-ray laser makes movement of
atoms observable' (SPIEGEL-ONLINE-article, German)
With the aid of x-ray lenses, we focussed the x-ray laser
beam of the free-electron laser LCLS (SLAC, California) and
characterized the spatial wavefield with ptychography.
publication) Due to the extremely short exposure time of
50 fs, the movement of atoms in solid material could be
'DESY light source PETRA III now has the world's sharpest
X-ray eyes Scanning X-ray microscope reaches record
resolution of 10 nanometres' (DESY-press release)
The scanning x-ray microscope was build by our group in
cooperation with DESY-scientists at beamline P06 at DESY.
Now it is open to be used by other groups, too, for
Please find the original scientific publication here.
||In the joint project "X-Ray Diagnostics for Space" with
the European Space Agency (ESA), a compact x-ray
microradiograph for in-situ imaging of solidification
processes has been build and tested successfully in our
institute in Dresden.
Here are the now released
||GPU-computing used for ptychography evaluation:
First results of
CUDA-programming used for big data volumes like
ptychography experiments are published.
Next winter term (2011/12), there will be given a lecture about GPU-programming
at the Faculty of Computer Science we like to recommend
to all who have to handle time-consuming
More information to CUDA Research Center Program can be
||Study trip "German Synchrotron (DESY)" in Hamburg:
Here are some first photos.
||The installation of our x-ray microscope at the new
synchrotron (Petra III, DESY) in Hamburg is in
its final phase.
||Press release (in German):
New x-ray microscope provides a non-destructive insight to
the interior of microchips.
||The research in the field of ptychography produces first
Our group originated at Aachen
University, where refractive optics for hard x rays and
their applications in x-ray microscopy and micro-analysis are
being developed since 1996.