Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light

The Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light (MPL) focuses on basic research into all aspects of the interaction between light and matter, from modern optics to photonics, quantum effects and their applications in the "real" world. It aims to extend the realm of the possible in the science and technology of light. MPL was founded in 2009 and is one of the 83 institutes that make up the Max Planck Society, whose mission is to conduct basic research in the service of the general public in the natural sciences, life sciences, social sciences and the humanities.

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Newsletter Issue No. 13

The Newsletter got a fresh design and all the news from MPL!

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Jochen Guck
New Director at MPL Guck Division

Prof. Guck will lead the new MPL-Division "Physics & Medicine"

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Kuenstliche Intelligenz
Artificial Intelligence Marquardt Division

Neural networks enable adaptive error correction for computers based on quantum physics

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AAAS and MPL Announce 2018 Fellows

Prof. Dr. Gerd Leuchs has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a AAAS Fellow is an honor...

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Peter Hommelhoff becomes MPL Fellow

As of November 2018, Prof. Dr. Peter Hommelhoff, who holds the Chair of Laser Physics at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, will...

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New MPL Research Group

We are happy to announce that as of October 2018, Kanwarpal Singh started his work at MPL as head of a new Research Group. Kanwarpal, who previously...

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Current issue: Newsletter No 13 - October 2018

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