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Workshops and Seminars: Next in the row


Shedding Quantum Light on Strongly Correlated Materials

Scientific Coordinators: Atac Imamoglu, Dieter Jaksch, Francesco Piazza


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Quantum Transport with Ultracold Atoms

Scientific coordinators: Herwig Ott and Sandro Wimberger


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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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Finite systems group seminar

18 Aug 2022, 04:00 PM GH4 Terrace

Colloquium: Fermi Superfluids in Ring Potentials

Dr. Giacomo Roati (European Laboratory for Nonlinear Spectroscopy (LENS), Ultracold Quantum Gases group)

29 Aug 2022, 04:30 PM Seminarroom 1+2

Microbial Active Matter

Anupam Sengupta (University of Luxembourg)

07 Sep 2022, 02:00 PM Seminarroom 4


Publication Highlights

The full spectrum of a quantum many-body system in one shot

Quantum excited states underpin new states of matter, support biological…

Publication Highlights

Cells sense their way together

Much like animals can trace odors, cells also move toward certain chemicals. In…