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Workshops and Seminars: Next in the row


Gapless Fermions - from Fermi liquids to strange metals

Scientific Coordinators: Subhro Bhattacharjee, Roderich Moessner, Aline Ramires


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Focus Workshop

Tensor product methods for strongly correlated molecular systems

Scientific Coordinators: Örs Legeza, Markus Reiher, Reinhold Schneider


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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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RG, Information Theory and Machine Learning

Maciej Koch-Janusz (ETH Zurich)

27 Feb 2020, 02:00 PM Seminarroom 4

Colloquium: The scales that limit: biological scaling and the physical boundaries of evolution

Prof. Chris Kempes (Santa Fe Institute, New Mexico, USA)

02 Mar 2020, 04:30 PM Seminarroom 1+2

Particle, spin and energy transport in strongly disordered chains

Marcin Mierzejewski (Wrocław University of Science and Technology)

05 Mar 2020, 02:00 PM Seminarroom 4


Publication Highlights

"Census" in the zebrafish's brain

Dresden scientists explore newborn, regenerated neurons


The zebrafish is a...

Awards and Honors

Physik-Preis Dresden

Am 14. Januar 2020 wird der Physik-Preis Dresden des Max-Planck-Instituts für...