Material-Composition-Induced Chiral Optical Response Of Symmetric Nanoparticle Ensembles

Chiral light-matter-interaction is an intriguing phenomenon, which links the geometry and symmetry of certain molecules or nanostructures with their ability to sense the handedness of light. Recently, numerous concepts for...[more]


Humboldt Research Fellowship for MPL postdoc

Bharath Srivathsan is a postdoctoral researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light in Erlangen (MPL) who was recently awarded a Humboldt Research Fellowship. With this Humboldt scholarship especially for...[more]


Light microscopy provides a deep insight into protein structure

An innovative fluorescence microscopy method makes it possible to image protein structures with a resolution of less than half a nanometre[more]


Optical fibre with Einstein effect

Twisted photonic crystal fibres guide light by a mechanism similar to the bending of light rays by large celestial masses[more]


A single molecule as a high-fidelity photon gun

A single molecule as a high-fidelity photon gun for producing intensity-squeezed light X.-L. Chu, S. Götzinger, and V. Sandoghdar Nature Photonics, doi:10.1038/nphoton.2016.236 (2016). Link to the paper[more]


New Max Planck Research Group focuses on quantum phenomena

Claudiu Genes has taken up his work as newly appointed research group leader at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light as of January 2017. His group is engaged in research on theoretical aspects of quantum optics....[more]


Newsletter 10 - 2016


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