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Workshops and Seminars: Next in the row


Constrained Many-body Dynamics

Scientific Coordinators: Markus Heyl, Roderich Moessner, Frank Pollmann


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Focus Workshop

Bound states in superconductors and interfaces

Scientific Coordinators: Tadeusz Domanski, Katharina Franke, Rok Zitko


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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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Magnetic impurity, disorder and interaction effects in 2D topological insulators

Jun-Hui Zheng (Goethe Universität Frankfurt)

22 Mar 2019, 02:00 PM Room 1D1

Careers Talk

Orestis Georgiou (Ultrahaptics)

02 Apr 2019, 03:00 PM Seminarroom 4

Dynamics of a single polymer chain in an active bath

Rajarshi Chakrabarti (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay)

03 Apr 2019, 11:00 AM Room 1D1


Publication Highlights

How tissues respond to mechanical stress

Underlying mechanism of cell viscoelasticity revealed

Epithelial tissues...

Publication Highlights

Measuring the single-particle density matrix in an optical lattice

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