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

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Dr. Olivia Meyer-Streng

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


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A New Gateway to the Microcosmos

May 05, 2015
Physicists at the Laboratory for Attosecond Physics have developed a new laser-light source that will lead to significant advances in research on fundamental physics. [more]

A “pin ball machine” for atoms and photons

April 16, 2015
A team of physicists from MPQ, Caltech, and ICFO proposes the combination of nano-photonics with ultracold atoms for simulating quantum many-body systems and creating new states of matter. [more]

Magnetic quantum crystals

March 27, 2015
In experiments with ultracold rubidium atoms MPQ scientists create magnetic quantum crystals made of gigantic Rydberg atoms [more]

How does order emerge?

March 12, 2015
Scientists from the MPQ, LMU, and the FUB analyse how fast order can appear in a quantum-mechanical system. [more]

Frequency combs in the molecular fingerprint region

February 23, 2015
Silicon nanowire optical waveguides dramatically broaden mid-infrared frequency comb spectra. [more]

Quantum many-body systems on the way back to equilibrium

February 20, 2015
Advances in experimental and theoretical physics enable a deeper understanding of the dynamics and properties of quantum many-body systems [more]

Laser “ruler” holds promise for hunting exoplanets

February 19, 2015
The hunt for Earth-like planets around distant stars could soon become a lot easier thanks to a technique developed by researchers in Germany. [more]

Ultrafast Photography in Saudi Arabia

February 18, 2015
On February 16th, 2015 a new laboratory was established in Riyadh, where research will be carried out into the movement of electrons. [more]
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