News from the Institute

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]

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]

30.03.2017

Gerd Leuchs was elected Foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Gerd Leuchs, director of the division “Optics & Information” at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, was elected Foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He has been an Alexander von Humboldt Lecturer...[more]

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]