News from the Institute

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]

01.03.2017

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]

12.01.2017

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]

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]