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
Head of Press & Public Relations
Phone:+49 89 3 29 05 - 213

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Attosecond camera for nanostructures

May 31, 2016
Physicists of the Laboratory for Attosecond Physics at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics and the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich in collaboration with scientists from the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg have observed a light-matter phenomenon in nano-optics, which lasts only attoseconds. [more]
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A switch for light wave electronics

May 23, 2016
A team of scientists optimized the interaction of light and glass in a way that facilitates its possible future usage for light wave driven electronics. [more]
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Laser pulses: conductors for protons

May 13, 2016
Using ultrashort laser pulses an international team at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics and the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich has managed to manipulate the positions of atoms in hydrocarbon molecules. [more]
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Quantum Logical Operations Realized with Single Photons

May 02, 2016
MPQ scientists take an important step towards a logical quantum gate for photons. [more]
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Better tests for Schrödinger cats

April 18, 2016
MPQ scientists develop new methods to test the world view of macroscopic realism [more]
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Classical physics in a spin

March 11, 2016
Simple “spin models” used to explain magnetism can precisely reproduce any possible phenomenon in classical, non-quantum physics, according to scientists at the MPQ and UCL. [more]
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Interference at a Double Slit Made of Two Atoms

March 01, 2016
MPQ scientists observe unusual interference phenomena by scattering laser light from two atoms trapped inside an optical resonator [more]
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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]
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