Our mission

Our mission is to provide methods and instrumentation that cannot be maintained by a single research group. We focus on ion beam techniques for analysis and material modification, safe handling of radioactive isotopes as well as super-resolution microscopy.

News

Funding for the development of a novel, combined microscope

Aug. 7, 2018, 5:49 p.m.

The Group Nanoscopy (Patrick Happel) has succesfully applied for funding the project "Development of a Combined Stimulated Emission Depletion and Scanning Ion Conductance Microscope for Correlated Multi-Parameter Super-Resolution Live-Cell Imaging of the Tips of Processes of Oligodendrocyte Progenitor Cells" by the Dutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft - Project 411517989. The project will be conducted at the RUBION and the newly developed instrument will expand the instrument portfolio of RUBION.

RUBION during the Summer Campus 2018

June 8, 2018, 11 a.m.

We introduce ourselves on July, 17th 2018 from 14:45 – 15:45 o'clock.

RUBION and its departments

A wide variety of scientists from different fields meet at the ion accelerators of RUBION to exploit the possibilities of ionizing radiation. The section "Ion Beams" will show the ion accelerators and its applications. The section "radio nuclides“ will introduce some instruments for the detection of ionizing radiation and show some experiments concerning ionizing radiation in every-day's life.

    RUBION and the Jung Chemiker Forum

    June 8, 2018, 10 a.m.

    JCF

    As part of an excursion for the participants from the Jung Chemiker Forum we show what is possible in the central facility RUBION.

    In addition to short presentations and explanations there is the possibility to get to know some of our instruments and methods.

    Please register at: https://eveeno.com/RUBION


    Novel Microscopy Technique developed

    May 28, 2018, 2:17 p.m.

    Scientists from RUBION have developed a novel microscopy technique by combining stimulated emission depletion and scanning ion conductance microscopy (STED and SICM). The results have been published by the journal ACS Nano.

    Additional information can be found in the official press release.

    Project for the development of a new technique funded by the DFG

    May 1, 2018, 4:54 p.m.

    The DFG is funding since spring 2018 the development of a new technique to investigate the diffusion of hydrogen in glasses and melts. This project is a cooperation between the RUBION and the group of Prof. S. Chakraborty (geoscience, RUB) (BE 1307 5-1 and CH 166 20-1)

    Members meeting of RUBION

    April 13, 2018, 8:29 a.m.

    We inform all working group leaders and their employees, who are registered by us as users, about the new application procedure for experiment requests at the RUBION, without working in the RUBION will not be possible in the future.

    The members meeting takes place on:

    Thursday, May 17, 2018, 12:30 pm s.t. in the event center (VZ) of the RUB, room 3

    Grand Prize: RUBION-tour for alumnus Dr. Lüken

    April 12, 2018, 3:10 p.m.

    In November 2017, Alumnus Dr. Lüken linked his profile in the alumni-directory of the RUB and thus automatically participated in a raffle that the alumni-service carried out: All alumni who signed up for the new alumni directory by mid of january could win several prizes.

    Dr. Lüken was lucky: he won the first prize, an exclusive tour of the department RUBION ion beams. The entire RUBION team congratulates Dr. Lüken again and and wish him all the best for the future. continue ...

    NV10 end station now also available for 200mm-wafer-implantation

    March 5, 2018, 1 p.m.

    200mm Wafer

    After a successful retrofit of a RUBION unit, we and our partner, the rubitec GmbH, are able to offer all implantations on 200mm-wafer since the beginning of the year. The handling of the wafers is currently done manually. Contact: Arnd J. Apool

    New webpage online

    March 1, 2018, 11:32 p.m.

    Our new webpage is online. With this release, we will completely switch our user management to electronic data input. This means, that you will experience some changes in how to interact with us. We hope that this simplifies the communication process.

    In the next member-/user meeting, we will introduce the new webpage in detail. Until then, this is release is also a test run: In case you find errors, be it a typo or a functional error, please get back to us.

    We hope that you enjoy our new webpage,

    the RUBION  team

    Congratulations, PD!

    Jan. 25, 2018, 5 p.m.

    Promotion PD

    Congratulations to our colleague Priyadarshi "PD" Chowdhury to his very successful PhD thesis and defense!

    RUBION at the open day of the RUB

    Nov. 1, 2017, 10:06 a.m.

    We introduce ourselves on Friday, 16th of March 2018 from 14:00 – 15:00 o'clock.

    RUBION and its departments

    A wide variety of scientists from different fields meet at the ion accelerators of RUBION to exploit the possibilities of ionizing radiation. The section "Ion Beams" will show the ion accelerators and its applications. The section "radio nuclides“ will introduce some instruments for the detection of ionizing radiation and show some experiments concerning ionizing radiation in every-day's life.

    • Maximum number of attendees: Two groups with at maximum ten people. One group should consist of at least five people.
    • No special clothing is required
    • No participation fees

    Central Unit RUBION: Directions

    Continuity in the board of directors of RUBION

    Aug. 7, 2017, 12:08 p.m.

    Letter from the Rectorate of the RUB from August 07th, 2017

    The rectorate of the RUB happily agrees with the suggestions of the board of the members and the advisory board of RUBION regarding the positions of the director and deputy director of RUBION. For the following two years, 

    • Prof. Dr. Sumit Chakraborty is appointed as Director of RUBION
    • Prof. Dr. Julia Bandow is appointed Deputy Director of RUBION

    We are looking forward to working together and thank Prof. Dr. Chakraborty and Prof. Dr. Bandow to volunteer for the corresponding positions.

    Arnd Apool, CEO