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Workshops and Seminars: Next in the row


Tensor Network based approaches to Quantum Many-Body Systems

Scientific Coordinators: Frank Pollmann, Ulrich Schollwöck, Norbert Schuch,...


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Atomic Physics 2018

Scientific Coordinators: Sergey Popruzhenko, Jan-Michael Rost, Ulf Saalmann


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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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Extreme-ultraviolet high-harmonic generation and spectroscopy in condensed matter

Tran Trung Luu (ETH Zuerich)

14 Nov 2018, 04:30 PM Room 1D1

Induced superconductivity in low dimensional electronic systems with nontrivial topology

Alexander S. Mel'nikov (Institute for Physics of Microstructures RAS)

15 Nov 2018, 02:00 PM Room 1D1

Journal Club: Holography, hydrodynamics and their implications for transport

Piotr Witkowski (MPI-PKS)

20 Nov 2018, 02:00 PM Seminarroom 3


Institute's News

New Clusters of Excellence for the TU Dresden - The MPIPKS is part of two new Dresden clusters

The German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) announced the...

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