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Workshops and Seminars: Next in the row


Predicting Transitions in Complex Systems

Scientific Coordinators: Jaroslav Hlinka, Klaus Lehnertz, Cristina Masoller


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Focus Workshop

Quantum and Semiclassical Trajectories

Scientific Coordinator: Bill Poirier


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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: Transitions and transients in complex spatio-temporal dynamics of the heart

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Parlitz (MPI f. Dynamik und Selbstorganisation)

23 Apr 2018, 04:30 PM Seminarroom 1+2+3

Colloquium: Stochastic thermodynamics: From principles to the cost of precision

Prof. Dr. Udo Seifert (Universität Stuttgart)

07 May 2018, 04:30 PM Seminarroom 1+2+3

Colloquium: tba

Francoise Brochard (Curie Institute)

14 May 2018, 04:30 PM Seminarroom 1+2+3


Publication Highlights

Driven-Dissipative Supersolid in a Ring Cavity

F. Mivehvar et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 123601 (2018)

Supersolids, a...

Institute's News

New Research Group: Mesoscopic Physics of Life

We are glad to announce the arrival of Dr. Christoph A. Weber, who heads the...