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Here we cover all sorts of events and news from the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics

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Flore Kunst, postdoc in Ignacio Cirac's Theory Group, is awarded with the "Oseen Medal" for the best doctoral thesis. After being named "Female Physicist of the Week" by the German Physical Society (DFG) in March 2020, this is already the second award the talented young scientist has been honoured with this year more

Prof. Immanuel Bloch is head of the Quantum Many-Body Systems division at MPQ and chairholder of the physics faculty at the LMU Munich. With the start of 2020 he also became Managing Director of the institute. Here he speaks about his plans for his two-year term of office, about the future of quantum optics, and his very personal path to physics. more

The 16th of May we celebrate three events: the 60th birthday of the laser, the international day of light and the 25th jubilee of the famous paper of Ignacio Cirac and Peter Zoller on how to build a quantum computer with trapped ions - an epochal milestone on the way into the second quantum revolution. Join us for a series of labtours, live talks and quantum quizzes. more

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