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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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H.E.S.S. watches a nova outburst for the first time

Last August marked the first opportunity to observe a nova outburst in very-high-energy gamma rays and to follow both its growth and subsequent fading…

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Very-high-energy afterglow of a gamma-ray burst challenges emission scenarios

Researchers from the H.E.S.S. Collaboration succeeded to derive the intrinsic spectrum of the very-high-energy gamma-ray afterglow emission of a…

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Gammapy choosen as official Science Tools for CTA

The analysis of observational data in gamma-ray astronomy requires specialised analysis methods and software to reach the highest possible sensitivity…

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