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Workshops and Seminars: Next in the row


Quantum-Classical Transition in Many-Body Systems: Indistinguishability, Interference and Interactions

Scientific Coordinators: Andreas Buchleitner, Juan-Diego Urbina


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Focus Workshop

Quantum Dynamics in Tailored Intense Fields

Scientific Coordinators: Manfred Lein, Gerhard Paulus, Jan-Michael Rost


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The institute offers various opportunities for undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs and faculty members.

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Public Outreach

Our public outreach program aims to make scientific results accessible to the general public. Active scientists speak about their recent work and explain it to a lay public with an interest in natural sciences, or to school children of different ages.

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Reflective photon interactions in strongly interacting atomic ensembles

Callum Murray (mpipks)

14 Dec 2016, 05:00 PM Seminarroom 1+2

Rydberg Photonics

Gerhard Rempe (MPI of Quantum Optics, Garching)

14 Dec 2016, 05:40 PM Seminarroom 1+2

Electron vortex beams in a magnetic field

Koen van Kruining (MPI PKS)

04 Jan 2017, 04:30 PM Seminarroom 1+2


Awards and Honors

Frank Jülicher erhält den Leibniz Preis 2017

Frank Jülicher erhält den wichtigsten deutschen Forschungsförderpreis für seine...

Publication Highlights

Fermionic response from fractionalization in an insulating two-dimensional magnet

J. Nasu, J. Knolle, D. L. Kovrizhin, Y. Motome and R. Moessner Nature Physics...