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The University of Münster (German: Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, WWU) is a public university located in the city of Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany.

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Chemists succeed in synthesis of aminoalcohols by utilizing light

“New method for generating the least accessible form of vicinal aminoalcohols / Study published in “Nature Catalysis” Whether in beta-blockers to treat high blood pressure or in natural products: So-called vicinal aminoalcohols are high-quality organic compounds that are found in many …

Physicists convince with their study in optics and photonics

“A publication by researchers led by physicist Prof. Cornelia Denz is among the world’s 30 most groundbreaking papers of 2020, according to the journal Optics & Photonics News. In its special annual end-of-year issue, the journal selects the research highlights …

Researchers create a photographic film of a molecular switch

“Following the motion of a light-responsive molecule / Study in “The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters” Molecular switches – they are the molecular counterparts of electrical switches and play an important role in many processes in nature. Such molecules can reversibly interconvert …

Bose-Einstein condensate: magnetic particles behave repulsively

“New findings by physicists from Münster University may be relevant for future information technologies / Study in “Nature Communications” Data transmission that works by means of magnetic waves instead of electric currents – for many scientists, this is the basis of future …

Researchers Take A Step Towards Light-based, Brain-like Computing Chip

“New light-based hardware which can store and process information in a similar way to the human brain / Study published in “Nature” journal. A technology that functions like a brain? In these times of artificial intelligence, this no longer seems so …

Chemists of the University of Münster develope a new method for the formation of fluorinated molecular rings

“Dyes, pharmaceuticals, and functional materials – all of these products are generally based on innovative molecules made by chemists. For their production several chemical reactions are available to the expert, however, limitations remain. For example, fluorinated compounds, molecules that contain at …