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Workshops and Seminars: Next in the row

Focus Workshop

Phase space analysis in complex systems - From quantum dynamics to turbulent flows (CANCELED)

Scientific Coordinators: Jörg Schumacher, Tobias Schneider


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Virtual Workshop

Real-time Dynamics in Strongly Correlated Quantum Matter

Scientific Coordinators: Marcello Dalmonte, Markus Heyl, Francesco Piazza


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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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(Online Seminar) Doped quantum magnets: New microscopic paradigms

Fabian Grusdt (LMU, Munich)

07 Apr 2020, 02:00 PM Seminarroom 4

(Online Seminar) Topological skyrmion phases of matter

Ashley Cook (University of California, Berkeley)

14 Apr 2020, 04:30 PM Seminarroom 4

(Online Seminar) tba

Simone Warzel (TUM)

16 Apr 2020, 02:00 PM Seminarroom 4


Institute's News

MPI-PKS launches virtual workshop jointly with ICTP

In times of severe travel constraints or even lockdowns, MPI-PKS is determined...

Publication Highlights

Hierarchy of Relaxation Timescales in Local Random Liouvillians

To characterize the generic behavior of open quantum systems, we consider...