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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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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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ASG Workshop: Lagrangian Analysis of Ocean Surface Flows and a few Questions about Vortex Census

Imre Jánosi (Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary)

23 Jan 2019, 09:30 AM Room 1D1

ASG Workshop: Death and Revival of Chaos

Tamás Tél (Institute for Theoretical Physics and von Kármán Laboratory of Environmental Flows, Institute of Physics, Loránd Eötvös University, Hungary)

23 Jan 2019, 10:30 AM Room 1D1

Efficient generation and manipulation of photons with single molecules

Stephan Götzinger (MPI for the Science of Light, Erlangen)

30 Jan 2019, 04:30 PM Room 1D1


Publication Highlights

Measuring the single-particle density matrix in an optical lattice

L. A. Peña Ardila et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 260401 (2018)


Awards and Honors

Physik-Preis Dresden

Am 15. Januar 2019, 17 Uhr, wird der „Physik-Preis Dresden“ des...