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Workshops and Seminars: Next in the row


Strong Correlations and the Normal State of the High Temperature Superconductors

Scientific Coordinators: Andrey Chubukov, Bernhard Keimer, Mohit Randeria,...


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FFLO-Phase in Quantum Liquids, Quantum Gases, and Nuclear Matter

Scientific Coordinators: Alexander Buzdin, Matthias Eschrig, Jochen Wosnitza


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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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Phase Transitions in Driven Lattice Gases and Brownian Motors

Philipp Maass

09 May 2016, 04:30 PM Seminarroom 1+2

Molecular Switches on Dangling Bond Circuits

Thomas Lehmann (TU Dresden)

11 May 2016, 04:30 PM Seminarroom 1+2

Adventures in Flatland

Nicola Marzari (EPFL Lausanne)

11 May 2016, 05:15 PM Seminarroom 1+2


Institute's News

New research group 'Quantum Many-Body Systems'

We are glad to announce the arrival of Dr. Anne Ersbak Bang Nielsen, who heads...

Awards and Honors

Jens Bardarson receives ERC Starting Grant

The Starting Grants are awarded by the European Research Council (ERC) on an...