HI Jena Institute’s Building

Atomic Physics with highly charged Ions and X-Rays

HI Jena Institute’s Building
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The current research program focuses on the investigation of hard X-ray radiation from charged particle collisions or photon-matter interactions.

Our special interest lies in the study of simple atomic systems in the widely unexplored domain of heavy high-Z ions in order to test and to advance our basic knowledge about the physics of strong fields. These investigations are complemented by the studies of processes which appear in high-intensity laser fields or at synchrotron facilities.

Within our experimental campaigns various X-ray detection systems such as standard X-ray detectors, 2D position-sensitive detectors, crystal spectrometers, X-ray CCDs and micro-calorimeters are used.

Our research group is part of the Institute for Optics and Quantum Electronics (IOQ) and the Helmholtz Institute JenaExternal link . Within the FAIR project we are part of the collaborations Stored Particle Atomic Physics Research Collaboration (SPARC)External link and Atomic, Plasma Physics and Applications (APPA)External link

Current Projects

A Cryogenic Current Comparator
A Cryogenic Current Comparator for beam diagnostics in accelerators and storage rings
Thomas Stöhlker, Univ.-Prof. Dr
Leader of working group
Prof. Dr. T. Stöhlker
Image: T. Stöhlker
Room 209
Fröbelstieg 3
07743 Jena Google Maps site planExternal link
Jessica Hopfe
Jessica Hopfe
Image: Jessica Hopfe
Room 305
Max-Wien-Platz 1
07743 Jena Google Maps site planExternal link