Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics
P.O.Box 13 27
D-85741 Garching, Germany

Street address:
Hans-Kopfermann-Str. 1
D-85748 Garching, Germany

Phone: + 49 (89) 3 29 05 - 0
Fax:    + 49 (89) 3 29 05 - 200

Contact person


Dr. Olivia Meyer-Streng

Leitung Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit/ Head of Press & Public Relations
Phone:+49 89 32905-213

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New paths for generation of ultracold molecules

February 11, 2016
Scientists at MPQ produce an extremely cold gas of organic polar molecules [more]

Sluggish electrons caught in action

February 04, 2016
By creating and using the first optical attosecond pulse, scientists from the Laboratory for Attosecond Physics measured the time it takes electrons inside atoms to respond to the electromagnetic forces of light. [more]

Space revisited – second flight of FOKUS comb

January 27, 2016
One more time … Second frequency comb space flight with upgraded system. [more]

A Sense for Infrared Light

January 19, 2016
Laser physicists from the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics developed a measuring system for light waves in the near-infrared range. [more]

Cold fermions keep distance from each other

January 04, 2016
Scientists at MPQ observe “Pauli blocking” between fermionic lithium atoms in an optical lattice [more]

Precise molecular fingerprinting on the fly

December 21, 2015
Frequency-agile laser frequency combs take real-time multicolour snapshots of absorbing samples. [more]

A Quantum Pump for Ultracold Atoms

December 17, 2015
Scientists from Munich realize a dynamic version of the quantum Hall effect in optical superlattices [more]

Quality control of quantum simulators

November 18, 2015
Scientists of the FU Berlin, the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, and the MPQ develop a new certification method for photonic quantum simulators. [more]
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