Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light

Research at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light covers a wide range of topics, including nonlinear optics, quantum optics, nanophotonics, photonic crystal fibres, optomechanics, quantum technologies, biophysics, and—in collaboration with the Max-Planck-Zentrum für Physik und Medizin – links between physics and medicine. MPL was founded in 2009 and is one of the over 80 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.

Was macht die Physik in der Medizin? – Vorstellung des neuen Max-Planck-Zentrums

Warum ist es eine gute Idee, dass sich Physikerinnen und Physiker mit medizinischen Fragestellungen beschäftigen? Prof. Dr. Jochen Guck, Direktor des…

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“The Quantum Way of Doing Computations, Simulations and Measurements”

Professor Rainer Blatt was the first speaker in the year 2023 at the Distinguished Lecturer Series of the Max Planck Institute for the Science of…

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Coburg physics students visit MPL

The group came to MPL in January to learn more about the various research fields at the institute.

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Managing Director
Prof. Vahid Sandoghdar, Ph.D.

Please contact:
Julia Graßer (PA)
Phone: +49 9131 7133 301


Head of Infrastructure
Dr. Dorothe Burggraf

Please contact:
Lisa Spann (PA)
Phone: +49 9131 7133 801

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Current issue: Newsletter No 24 - December 2022

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