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Seminar and Workshop

Multistability and Tipping: From Mathematics and Physics to Climate and Brain

Scientific Coordinators: Ulrike Feudel, Alexander Pisarchik, Kenneth Showalter


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Physical Biology of Tissue Morphogenesis - Mechanics, Metabolism and Signaling

Scientific Coordinators: Yohanns Bellaïche, Suzanne Eaton, Jean-François Joanny,...


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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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Non-Hermitian matter wave mixing in Bose Einstein condensates: Dissipation induced amplification

Sebastian Wüster (Bilkent University Ankara)

28 Sep 2016, 04:30 PM Seminarroom 3

Intermolecular processes in weakly-bound systems

Aaron LaForge (Universität Freiburg)

05 Oct 2016, 04:30 PM Room 1D1

Implementing spin Hamiltonians in 2d arrays of single Rydberg atoms

Thierry Lahaye (CNRS Paris Sud)

12 Oct 2016, 05:15 PM Seminarroom 1+2


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....