Welcome to the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems

Workshops and Seminars: Next in the row

Focus Workshop

Topological Materials: From Weak to Strong Correlations (re-scheduled to 11 - 13 April 2022 due to covid19)

Scientific Coordinators: Silke Bühler-Paschen, Titus Neupert, Qimiao Si


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Non-Hermitian Topology: from Classical Optics to Quantum Matter (re-scheduled to 14 - 18 August 2023 due to covid19)

Scientific Coordinators: Emil J. Bergholtz, Francesco Piazza, Jan Carl Budich


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Work with us!


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 Online Seminar: Perfect and Giant Rectification in Strongly Interacting Spin Chains

Dario Poletti (Singapore University of Technology and Design)

25 Aug 2021, 03:30 PM VIRTUAL

Colloquium talk: tba

13 Sep 2021, 04:30 PM VIRTUAL


Publication Highlights

Unraveling forces within the nucleus

Understanding how individual proteins work together to perform complex cellular…

Awards and Honors

Physik-Preis Dresden zum fünften Mal verliehen

Am 6. Juli 2021 wurde der „Physik-Preis Dresden“ der TU Dresden und des…