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Workshops and Seminars: Next in the row

Virtual School and Workshop

waiting for the conference on Highly Frustrated Magnetism (wHFM21)

Scientific coordinators: Claudio Castelnovo, Gang Chen, Roderich Moessner, Rajiv...


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Shedding Quantum Light on Strongly Correlated Materials (re-scheduled to 22 - 26 August 2022 due to covid19)

Scientific Coordinators: Atac Imamoglu, Dieter Jaksch, Francesco Piazza


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Work with us!


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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IMPRS Online Seminar: Attosecond-Scale Probing of Strong-Field Ionization

Manfred Lein (Leibniz Universität Hannover)

27 Jan 2021, 03:30 PM VIRTUAL

IMPRS Online Seminar: Electron Dynamics Applied to an Attoclock Setup

Soumi Dutta (MPI-PKS)

27 Jan 2021, 04:35 PM VIRTUAL


Publication Highlights

Many-Body Delocalization via Emergent Symmetry

Many-body localization (MBL) provides a mechanism to avoid thermalization in...

Awards and Honors

Carlsberg Foundation Young Researcher Fellowship for Anne E. B. Nielsen

Anne E. B. Nielsen receives 670 thousand euro from the Carlsberg Foundation to...