University of Tübingen
Jun. 21, 2012
Dispersion forces play a key role in attracting atoms to molecules. They not only influence the formation of structures in materials, they also affect friction in micromechanical systems, such as those often used in acceleration and rotation sensors found in cars and smartphones. The effects of dispersion forces can also be seen in the macroscopic world - for instance, when they help spiders and geckos to walk across ceilings in defiance of gravity.
moreMay. 10, 2012
The Carl Zeiss AG Supervisory Board has elected Dr. Dieter Kurz as the new Chairman of the Supervisory Board, effective immediately.
Comment of Dr. M. Kaschke, President and CEO
"With Dr. Kurz, we are gaining a Chairman of the Supervisory Board who is very familiar with the company and the challenges of our portfolio through his many years of successful work as a Member of the Executive Board and President and CEO of Carl Zeiss AG."