Max Planck Institute of
Quantum Optics

P.O.Box 13 27
D-85741 Garching, Germany

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
Dr. Olivia Meyer-Streng
Head of Press & Public Relations
Phone:+49 89 3290-5213

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New experiment proves violation of Bell’s inequality

July 13, 2017
Team of LMU/MPQ-scientists closes last “loopholes” for advocates of “local realism” [more]
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The wave nature of light in super-slow motion

July 12, 2017
Physicists at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg and the Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena achieve high-precision measurement of the wave characteristics of focused, ultra-short light pulses. [more]
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Turmoil in sluggish electrons’ existence

May 23, 2017
An international team of physicists has monitored the scattering behaviour of electrons in a non-conducting material in real-time. Their insights could be beneficial for radiotherapy. [more]
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A Quantum Low Pass for Photons

April 13, 2017
Physicists in Garching observe novel quantum effect that limits the number of emitted photons. [more]
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Unveiling nonlocal correlations in natural systems

April 11, 2017
Nonlocal correlations are a quantum phenomenon that constitute a stronger form of correlations than quantum entanglement. [more]
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Quantum matter: Shaken, but not stirred

February 02, 2017
A team of researchers around Professor Immanuel Bloch has experimentally realized an exotic quantum system which is robust to mixing by periodic forces. [more]
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Speeding up digital performance using engineered light

November 21, 2016
In an experiment carried out at MPQ, the fastest ever switching of electric currents in semiconductors has been achieved with few-cycle laser pulses. [more]
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A zeptosecond stopwatch for the microcosm

November 07, 2016
For the first time ever, physicists from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, the Technische Universität München and the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics have recorded an internal atomic event with an accuracy of a trillionth of a billionth of a second. [more]
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