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31.07.2016

How to contact us in the new building

Please beware of the fact that the address of the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light has changed:  Max Planck Institute for the Science of LightStaudtstraße 291058 Erlangen You will find the new telephone...[more]

11.01.2016

Newsletter 09 - 2015

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18.11.2015

Classical entanglement: Speeding particles in the sights of a laser

A radially polarized laser beam acts as a motion sensor for fast particles It might be easier to track tiny particles in the future – even when they hurtle along with the speed of a rifle bullet. This is thanks to researchers...[more]

25.06.2015

Photonic crystal fibre: a multi-purpose sensor

A flying microbead in a hollow glass fibre measures temperature, vibrations and electric fields with high spatial resolution. Glass fibres can do more than transport data. A special type of glass fibre can also be used as a...[more]

17.02.2015

World-Record Deep-Ultraviolet to Mid-Infrared Supercontinuum Light Generated in Photonic Crystal Fibre

Bright light sources delivering continuous bands of wavelength from the ultraviolet (UV) to the infrared (IR) are of great importance in advanced optical microscopy, spectroscopy and many other fields. A proven approach to...[more]

04.02.2015

When Light Turns One-Sided and Single-Edged

Experimental Observation of Optical Polarization Möbius Strips[more]

01.06.2013

Newsletter 06 / 2013

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