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Workshops and Seminars: Next in the row


Quantum-Classical Transition in Many-Body Systems: Indistinguishability, Interference and Interactions

Scientific Coordinators: Andreas Buchleitner, Juan-Diego Urbina


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Focus Workshop

Quantum Dynamics in Tailored Intense Fields

Scientific Coordinators: Manfred Lein, Gerhard Paulus, Jan-Michael Rost


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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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Maxwell's Demons and Quantum Refrigerators in Superconducting Circuits

Jukka Pekola (Aalto University)

22 Feb 2017, 02:00 PM Room 1D1

Photon statistics and non-equilibrium dynamics in photonic crystal coupled nanolasers

Alejandro Giacomotti (CNRS Paris)

22 Feb 2017, 04:30 PM Room 1D1

Soft X-ray shines on the new attosecond horizon through the water window

Prof. Zenghu Chang (University of Central Florida, Orlando)

27 Feb 2017, 04:30 PM Seminarroom 1+2+3


Publication Highlights

Growth and Division of Active Droplets Provides a Model for Protocells

D. Zwicker, R. Seyboldt, C. A. Weber, A. A. Hyman and F. Jülicher, Nature...

Awards and Honors

Verleihung "Physik-Preis Dresden“ des MPI-PKS und der TU Dresden

Am 6. Februar 2017, 16.30 Uhr wird am Max-Planck-Institut für Physik komplexer...