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Workshops and Seminars: Next in the row


Anyons in Quantum Many-Body Systems

Scientific Coordinators: Andrei Bernevig, Anne E. B. Nielsen, Nicolas Regnault


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Focus Workshop

Phase Transitions in Polymeric and Protein Systems

Scientific Coordinators: Anthony Hyman, Frank Jülicher, Jens-Uwe Sommer


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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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Colloquium tba.

Prof. Charles Kane (University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA)

21 Jan 2019, 04:30 PM Seminarroom 1+2

Colloquium: tba

Dr. Jacqueline Bloch (Centre de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies, CNRS, Université Paris-Sud, Université Paris-Saclay, C2N Marcoussis, F-91460 Marcoussis, France)

04 Feb 2019, 04:30 PM Seminarroom 1+2


Publication Highlights

Collisionless Transport Close to a Fermionic Quantum Critical Point in Dirac Materials

B. Roy et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 137601 (2018)

Dirac fermions are...

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...