University of Hamburg

Research networks and funding

  • Cluster of Excellence: Quantum Universe
  • BMBF-Forschungsschwerpunkt 104 Physik bei höchsten Energien mit dem CMS-Experiment am LHC
  • DFG-Emmy-Noether-Group Precision searches for new physics with boosted bosons , led by Dr. A. Hinzmann
  • DFG-Emmy-Noether-Group Suche nach versetzten Signalen zur Lösung des Natürlichkeitsproblems , led by Jun.-Prof. Dr. G. Kasieczka
  • HGF Young Investigator Groups associated with our group:
    • Top physics with the CMS experiment, led by M. Aldaya
  • PIER The collaboration between the University of Hamburg and DESY
  • DFG-Sonderforschungsbreich 676 Particles, Strings and the early Universe (until 2018)
    • Section B Particle Physics
    • Project B2 Boosted topologies and Supersymmetry
    • Project B8 Global SM + BSM fits using results from LHC and other experiments
    • Project B9 Probing the nature of Higgs physics and electroweak symmetry breaking with results from the LHC
  • LEXI Landesexzellenzinitiative Connecting particles with the cosmos

Research Projects

  • CMS Experiment The Compact Muon Solenoid
  • RD50 Radiation hard semiconductor devices for very high luminosity colliders
  • CALICE A high granularity calorimeter system
  • EndoTOFPET-US An EU FP7 project on Endoscopic TOFPET and Ultrasound
  • Gfitter A Generic Fitting Project for HEP
  • MADMAX experiment

Important collaborating institutes

  • CERN
  • DESY
    • CMS DESY group working on CMS
    • FLC DESY group working on studies for a e+e- linear collider