Legal Notice

The provider of this website according to Sec. 5 German Telemedia Act (TMG) is the European X-Ray Free-Electron Laser Facility GmbH, a non-profit limited liability company under German law.

European X-Ray Free-Electron Laser Facility GmbH
Holzkoppel 4
22869 Schenefeld
Phone: +49 40 8998-6006
Fax: +49 40 8998-1905

Managing Directors: Prof. Dr. Thomas Feurer, Dr. Nicole Elleuche

Registered in the German Commercial Register at Amtsgericht Hamburg: HRB 111165

VAT identification number according to Sec. 27a German Value Added Tax Act: DE 815 117 472

Person responsible according to Sec. 55 German Interstate Broadcasting Treaty (Rundfunkstaatsvertrag - RStV): Dr Bernd Ebeling, Group Leader Press and Public Relations


No warranty will be undertaken for completeness, editorial or technical mistakes, omissions as well as for correctness of the contents of our website. Besides, our liability shall be subject to Sec. 7-10 German Telemedia Act (TMG).

Our website contains links to other webpages, on which we do not have any influence with regard to design and contents. The respective provider is responsible for the content of the linked webpage. The linked webpages were reviewed with regard to possible statutory violations at the time the link was created. Unlawful contents were not recognised. A permanent review of the content of the linked webpages without precise evidence for statutory violations is not reasonable. If linked webpages contain statutory violations, we explicitly dissociate ourselves from them and ask to be notified in order to remove the respective link immediately.


Unless stated otherwise, the copyrights and all other property rights related to the content of our webpages are held by the European X-Ray Free-Electron Laser GmbH or by Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY. Should you need to use contents from our webpages, please contact us to obtain permission to do so.

Data protection

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Questions and comments

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