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18.08.2017

Spotlight on the Machinery of Life

Physicists in Erlangen have succeeded in recording molecular movement using nothing but light[more]

20.06.2017

Siegfried Weisenburger wins DGaO young researcher award

Congratulations! Siegfried Weisenburger wins young reseacher award for an outstanding PhD thesis of Deutsche Gesellschaft für angewandte Optik (DGaO) with his PhD thesis on Cryogenic Super-Resolution Fluorescence Microscopy.[more]

14.06.2017

Pseudomagnetic fields for sound at the nanoscale

Unlike electrons, phonons do not feel a magnetic field, since they are not charged. As a consequence, much of the interesting physics connected to the behaviour of charged particles in a magnetic field is absent for phonons, be...[more]

27.04.2017

Join us! Independent Research Group Leader Position in the area of Novel Miniaturized Optical Imaging in Biomedical Applications

The Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light (MPL) offers a nontenured W2 position for an Independent Research Group Leader Position in the area of Novel Miniaturized Optical Imaging in Biomedical Applications The Max...[more]

26.04.2017

Rank Prize for Optoelectronics for Philip Russell

The team that invented and developed photonic crystal fibre (PCF) has been awarded the 2018 Rank Prize for Optoelectronics.  MPL's Philip Russell, together with postdocs Tim Birks and Jonathan Knight, realized the first...[more]