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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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Gutzwiller Colloquium: Birth, Death, and Flight: the hydrodynamics of Malthusian flocks

Prof. John Toner (University of Oregon, USA)

20 Jan 2020, 04:30 PM Seminarroom 1+2+3

Leveraging large deviation statistics to decipher the stochastic properties of measured trajectories

Samudrajit Thapa (Institute for Physics and Astronomy, University of Potsdam, Germany)

22 Jan 2020, 11:00 AM Seminarroom 4

Hydrodynamics for integrable systems

Benjamin Doyon (King's College London)

23 Jan 2020, 02:00 PM Seminarroom 4


Publication Highlights

"Census" in the zebrafish's brain

Dresden scientists explore newborn, regenerated neurons


The zebrafish is a...

Publication Highlights

Phasonic Spectroscopy of a Quantum Gas in a Quasicrystalline Lattice

Phasonic degrees of freedom are unique to quasiperiodic structures and play a...