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 3 29 05 - 213

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Speeding up electronics with light

October 20, 2016
By using ultrafast laser flashes, scientists at Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics generated and measured the fastest electric current inside a solid material. The electrons executed eight million billion oscillations per second, setting a record of human control of electrons inside solids! [more]
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Correlated magnets made out of single atoms

September 28, 2016
Scientists at MPQ observe antiferromagnetic correlations in one-dimensional fermionic quantum many-body systems [more]
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Exchange of experiences in science management with Wigner Research Centre, Hungary

September 12, 2016
Science management in German research organizations – how does this work? [more]
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The deuteron too poses a mystery

August 12, 2016
The deuteron - just like the proton - is smaller than previously thought [more]
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Ultracold atoms in a "Rydberg-dress"

August 10, 2016
Scientists at the MPQ (Garching) and MPIPKS (Dresden) have developed a novel technique to let atoms interact over large distances. [more]
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Mapping electromagnetic waveforms

July 22, 2016
Munich Physicists have developed a novel electron microscope that can visualize electromagnetic fields oscillating at frequencies of billions of cycles per second. [more]
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A signal boost for molecular microscopy

July 12, 2016
Cavity-enhanced Raman-scattering reveals information on structure and properties of carbon nanotubes. [more]
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Quantum processor for single photons

July 07, 2016
MPQ-scientists have realised a photon-photon logic gate via a deterministic interaction with a strongly coupled atom-resonator system. [more]
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