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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Learning how machines learn

Scientists from the University of Toronto and Mario Krenn from the MPL have developed a new method for observing how artificial neural networks…

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Max Planck School of Photonics Autumn School in Erlangen

The Max Planck School of Photonics (MPSP) kicks off its annual Autumn School Retreat with a visit to the Max Planck Institute for the Science of…

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Metasurfaces offer new possibilities for quantum research

Tomás Santiago-Cruz and Maria Chekhova from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light and the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität…

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Prof. Dr. Jochen Guck


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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)
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