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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Paul Roth received dissertation prize from the Max Planck Society

Paul Roth received the Otto Hahn Medal of the Max Planck Society for outstanding scientific achievements in his doctoral thesis. He researched…

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Deciphering protein complexes with Angstrom optical resolution

Cryogenic optical localization in three dimensions (COLD) has been shown to be a viable option for deciphering protein complexes at Angstrom-level.…

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4th WOMBAT 2022 at MPL

The 4th international Workshop on Optomechanics and Brillouin scattering: Fundamentals, Applications and Technology (WOMBAT) was held from 14th - 17th…

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Managing Director
Prof. Dr. Jochen Guck


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

 

Head of Infrastructure
Dr. Dorothe Burggraf

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

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