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Workshops and Seminars: Next in the row


New Perspectives in Active Systems

Scientific Coordinators: Cristián Huepe, Fernando Peruani


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Dynamical Control of Quantum Materials

Scientific Coordinators: Dante Kennes, James McIver, Michael Sentef


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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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IMPRS Seminar: The emergent research landscape of altermagnetism: d-wave unconventional magnetism and its new connections

Prof. Dr. Jairo Sinova (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz)

24 Mar 2023, 03:30 PM Seminarroom 4

IMPRS Seminar: Symmetry and magnon band topology

Alberto Corticelli (MPI PKS)

24 Mar 2023, 04:45 PM Seminarroom 4

Condensed Matter for Dummies: Aspects of Electromagnetism

Paul McClarty (MPI-PKS)

24 Mar 2023, 05:00 PM Seminarroom 1


Publication Highlights

Non-Fermi-Liquid Behavior from Cavity Electromagnetic Vacuum Fluctuations

In a number of different behaviour, so-called non-Fermi-liquid behaviour appears…

Publication Highlights

Symmetry-induced decoherence-free subspaces

Preservation of coherence is a fundamental, yet subtle, phenomenon in open…