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.

Artificial Intelligence to discover simplified descriptions of complex phenomena Marquardt Division

Automatically finding collective coordinates of a physical system

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Open Source Data Analysis Platform for iScat Measurements
New Data Analysis Platform Sandoghdar Division

Open source data analysis platform PiSCAT for iScat measurements now available

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Newsletter 2021 News

Read more about our current research in this year's newsletter

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High-speed cell sorter Guck Division

Scientists have developed a high-speed method for identifying and sorting cells

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Diagnosis and therapy of ME/CFS: What can we learn from Long Covid?

Objectively measurable parallels between Long Covid and ME/CFS: Bavarian health minister Klaus Holetschek and chair of the Bavarian health committee…

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Geometrical freedom in glass: laser-manufactured 3D microstructures for complex photonic components

A research team from the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Light (MPL) has launched the joint project "LAR3S" with the Fraunhofer Institute for…

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Max Planck Sabbatical Award for Amir Safavi-Naeini

Amir Safavi-Naeini from Stanford University has won the Max Planck Sabbatical Award, awarding him a research stay at the Max Planck Institute for the…

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Prof. Dr. Jochen Guck


Please contact:
Gee-Hye Yeo (PA)
Email: guck-office@mpl.mpg.de
Phone: +49 9131 7133 501

 

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Dr. Dorothe Burggraf

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Lisa Spann (PA)
Email: lisa.spann@mpl.mpg.de
Phone: +49 9131 7133 801

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