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Prof. Dr. Werner Hofmann

Director emeritus at MPIK, retired since June 2019 (CV).

Research interests concern high-energy astrophysics with H.E.S.S. and  CTA, development of instrumentation for gamma-ray astronomy,
as well as the search for neutrino-less double beta decay with the GERDA experiment.

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Are neutrinos their own antiparticles?

The final result of GERDA, presented at a virtual conference, improves the lower limit for the half-life of the neutrinoless double beta decay in…

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Particle acceleration in extragalactic jets extends over thousands of light-years

An international collaboration bringing together over 200 scientists from 13 countries has shown that the very high-energy gamma-ray emission from…

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First gamma-ray sky map with the new H.E.S.S. CT5 camera, two days after installation

The H.E.S.S. collaboration has upgraded its 600 square metre Cherenkov telescope with a new high-performance camera with fully-digital trigger and…

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