11 projects funded by the BMBF and the Russian Ministry MON 2014-2017; Project duration 3 years; both ministries: 10.3 million euros; German-Russian Call in the context of IRI:

Projects and institutions involved:


EDYN EMRAD: Theory for Eur. XFEL:

Study of electron beam dynamics and properties of electromagnetic radiation in free electron lasers and storage ring-based light sources.

European XFEL GmbH; Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT


GALAPAD-2: Detectors for Eur. XFEL and SR sources

Development of large area hybrid pixel detectors based on GaAs:Cr sensors and Medipix3RX readout chips for synchrotron radiation and neutron sources

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg; DESY; Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR)


InTerFEL: Research with existing FELs (FELBE, NovoFEL)

Time-resolved infrared and terahertz spectroscopy of carrier dynamics in semiconductors with free electron lasers

TU Berlin; Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf; Leibniz-Institut für Kristallzüchtung; Institute for Physics of Microstructures (IPM RAS)


LASEROMIX: Computing infrastructure for MX at Eur. XFEL

Science and Technology Platform for Biology with X-ray Free-Electron Lasers

European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL; EMBL Hamburg); University of Osnabrück; NRC "Kurchatov Institute"


PIK-GGBase: Instrumentation for PIK

Formation of the Gatchina‐Geesthacht platform of neutron stations for research with neutron scattering techniques at the reactor PIK

Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht (HZG); Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute (PNPI)


STROBOS-CODE: Tomography data analysis for ANKA and Siberia 2

Stroboscopic and correlative diffraction imaging (at ANKA and SIBIR II and in the laboratory)

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg; Karlsruhe Institute of Technology; Shubnikov Institute of Crystallography RAS


SyncFELmed: Life science applications for PETRA III and Eur. XFEL

Combining synchrotron and free electron laser infrastructures for applications in molecular medicine – creating novel synergies across borders and disciplines

European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL; EMBL Hamburg); DESY; Shemyakin-Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry (IBCh RAS)


SYNESTESia: Energy storage processes (BESSY, IBR2 Dubna)

Synchrotron and Neutron Studies for Energy Storage

TU Freiberg; Max-Planck-Institut für chemische Energiekonversion; Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU)


TREXES: Photoelectron spectroscopy at Eur. XFEL

Time-REsolved X-Ray and Electron Spectroscopy using x-ray free-electron lasers

University of Hamburg; University of Kiel; Southern Federal University (SFedU), Rostov-on-Don



Scientific and technical foundations for the VUV spectroscopy of solids on short time scales at modern storage rings

University of Hamburg; Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU)


XFELSEED: Seeding option for Eur. XFEL

Design and Construction of Hard X-ray Self-Seeding Setups for the European XFEL

DESY; Technical Institute for Superhard and Novel Carbon Materials (FSBI TISNCM)