Welcome to the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems

Workshops and Seminars: Next in the row

Focus Workshop

Floquet Physics

Scientific Coordinators: Roderich Moessner and Shivaji Sondhi


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Pattern Dynamics in Nonlinear Optical Cavities

Scientific Coordinators: Neil Broderick, Bernd Krauskopf, Kathy Lüdge


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Work with us!


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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How Distributed is 'Distributed Information' in Complex Systems?

Marc Timme (Technical University of Darmstadt (Germany and Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Se))

28 Jul 2016, 02:00 PM Room 1D1

From quasiperiodic partial synchronization to collective chaos in networks of inhibitory neurons

Dr. Ernest Montbrió (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

02 Aug 2016, 02:00 PM Room 1D1

Shedding light on condensed matter

Eric J. Heller (Martin Gutzwiller Award Ceremony)

03 Aug 2016, 04:30 PM Seminarroom 1+2+3


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...

Publication Highlights

Phase Structure of Driven Quantum Systems

Vedika Khemani, Achilleas Lazarides, Roderich Moessner, and S.L. Sondhi Phys....