Awards and Honours 2019

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<p style="text-align: left;" align="center">Matthias Kling is now a Fellow of the APS</p>

Prof. Matthias Kling has been named a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) more

<p>Bell Prize 2019 awarded to two pioneers of quantum computing</p>

The John Steward Bell Prize for Research on Fundamental Issues in Quantum Mechanics and Their Applications, or simply Bell Prize in short, recognizes the world's most significant contributions to the fundamentals of quantum mechanics. This week, the price which is well known and regarded amongst physicists was awarded to two great pioneers of quantum science and technology: Ignacio Cirac and Peter Zoller. more

<p>Otto Hahn Medal: Max Planck Society awards Johannes Zeiher as an excellent junior researcher</p>

Johannes Zeiher, former doctoral student at the MPQ, receives the Otto Hahn Medal of the Max Planck Society for his outstanding doctoral thesis. It is a special honor for excellent junior researchers more

Prof. Ignacio Cirac receives honorary doctor of the University of Buenos Aires

The University of Buenos Aires (UBA), Argentina's largest and most important university, has awarded an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ignacio Cirac, Director at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics and Head of the Theory Department. more

<div style="text-align: left;" align="center">Prof. Ignacio Cirac receives the Micius Quantum Prize 2018</div>
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Together with Peter Zoller, David Deutsch and Peter Shor, Ignacio Cirac receives the award for his seminal work in the fields of quantum computing. more

Vladilen Letokhov Medal’s First Recipient

Professor Ferenc Krausz receives the prize in honor of his research in the field of high-field physics and pioneering achievements in the field of attosecond physics

Jelena Vučković named MPQ Distinguished Scholar

The new MPQ Distinguished Scholar, Professor of Electrical Engineering and, by courtesy, of Applied Physics at Stanford University, is currently a Visiting Scientist at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics more

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