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Workshops and Seminars: Next in the row


Openness as a Resource: Accessing New Quantum States with Dissipation

Scientific Coordinators: Sergey Denisov, Michele Campisi, Peter Hänggi


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Ordinal Methods: Concepts, Applications, New Developments and Challenges

Scientific Coordinators: José M. Amigó, Karsten Keller, Osvaldo Rosso


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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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Charge regulation and electrostatic interaction of colloids

Arghya Majee (MPI-PKS)

26 Jan 2022, 02:00 PM Seminarroom 4

The fine structure of quantum spin ice

Christopher Laumann (Boston University)

27 Jan 2022, 04:00 PM VIRTUAL

Disorder-enhanced one-dimensional superconducting phase transition

Victor Kagalovsky (Shamoon College of Engineering)

28 Jan 2022, 11:00 AM Seminarroom 4


Publication Highlights

How do our organs know when to stop growing?

The smallest fish in the world, the Paedocypris, measures only 7 millimeters.…

Publication Highlights

Long-Range Photon Fluctuations Enhance Photon-Mediated Electron Pairing and Superconductivity

Recently, the possibility of inducing superconductivity for electrons in…