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Season’s Greetings

SOLSTICE wishes its project members, friends and the whole SOLSTICE community a merry Christmas and a happy, healthy and successful New Year 2023!

Successful PhD Defense Paolo Personnettaz

Our SOLSTICE project member Paolo Personnettaz from Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf successfully defended his PhD entitled „Simulations of Mass Transport in Liquid Metal Electrodes“. Congratulations to Paolo!

Liquid Metal Battery Workshop in Cambridge

From November 15th to November 16th, the Isaac Newton Institute in Cambridge offers an Open for Business event in collaboration with SOLSTICE. The two-day workshop (https://gateway.newton.ac.uk/event/ofbw53) aims to bring together scientists working on liquid metal batteries with end users from industry (Photo: HZDR / S. Landgraf).

Best poster award at PAMIR 2022

The HZDR SOLSTICE team received the best poster award at the 12th pamir International Conference on Fundamental and Applied MHD (https://eumhd.com/pamir2022) for the poster „Electrolyte Convection in Liquid Metal Batteries“ (Photo: HZDR / F. Stefani).

Lab visit by students of the McCombs School of Business

A group of „working professionals“ students from the McCombs School of Business (https://www.mccombs.utexas.edu) visited the liquid metal battery lab at HZDR in frame of their international business trip and got an overview of SOLSTICE. Thanks for the interest and for the lively discussion! (Photo: HZDR / M. Giebel).

2nd SOLSTICE Consortium Meeting

The 2nd SOLSTICE Consortium Meeting took place from 26th to 28th April 2022 at Politecnico di Torino, Italy. In total, 22 project members participated in the meeting on site and 18 participants attended online. During four technical workshops, the team discussed the current progress as well as open questions and…

Recommendation by Journal Club for Condensed Matter Physics

The review on the fluid dynamics of liquid metal batteries written by scientists from the University of Rochester and HZDR received a recommendation by the Journal Club for Condensed Matter Physics. https://www.condmatjclub.org/?p=4549

SOLSTICE at MDR Sachsenspiegel

On 13th March 2022, the MDR television news programme „Sachsenspiegel“ aired a feature on SOLSTICE where SOLSTICE researchers explain the development of a new low-temperature liquid metal battery unit (Photo: HZDR / Amac Garbe).
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