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Workshops and Seminars: Next in the row

Focus Workshop

Quantum and Semiclassical Trajectories

Scientific Coordinator: Bill Poirier


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Optimising, Renormalising, Evolving and Quantising Tensor Networks

Scientific Coordinators: Andrew G. Green, Roger Melko, Tobias J. Osborne


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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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MMP/cytoskeletal crosstalk in cancer invasion

Shamik Sen (IIT Bombay)

23 May 2018, 02:00 PM Seminarroom 1

Non-adiabatic Dynamics of Tin-Oxo Photoresists

Jan Chalabala (University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague)

30 May 2018, 05:30 PM Seminarroom 4


Awards and Honors

Biophysicist Frank Jülicher elected for EMBO membership

Frank Jülicher, director of the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex...

Institute's News

New Research Group: Computational Quantum Many-Body Physics

Welcome David Luitz! David heads the new research group

"Computational Quantum...