News from the Institute

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

Capturing atoms with laser light – one day in the world of quantum optics. At this year's Girls' Day, the participants took part in a lab tour, visited the MPQ student laboratory PhotonLab, and got to hear first-hand from one of MPQ's female doctoral students just how great physics really is - all of it digitally, of course. more

Information and safety instructions for all scientists, employees and guests at MPQ more

Thomas Udem is a professor at LMU Munich and one of the longest-serving members of the laser spectroscopy research group led by Nobel prize winner Theodor Hänsch. He has supervised many doctoral students and was even dissertation advisor for some of them. His motto: just let them get on with it. more

An expert community for quantum technologies from science and industry has developed new guidelines for joint action of industry, politics and science. Yesterday, the programme was adopted at a virtual event organised by the BMBF, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research in Germany. more

Dr Eileen Welz is one of three employees working at the EU Office of the Max Planck Institutes in the regional cluster Bavaria. Together with her two colleagues, Eileen Welz supports researchers with their applications for EU research funds which are currently facing political turmoil. more

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