News from the Institute


4th Autumn Academy at MPL

The 4th annual MPL Autumn Academy took place from 4th – 6th October. 24 students from all over the world were invited to visit the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light. Lab tours, poster sessions and talks with invited...[more]


First Max Planck schools selected

Max Planck School of Photonics: MPL scientists participating in national network of excellence for photonics research [more]


5-year service anniversary

MPL staff celebrated 5 years at MPL[more]


Spotlight on the Machinery of Life

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


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]