Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light

The Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light (MPL) focuses on basic research into all aspects of the interaction between light and matter, from modern optics to photonics, quantum effects and their applications in the "real" world. It aims to extend the realm of the possible in the science and technology of light. MPL was founded in 2009 and is one of the 83 institutes that make up the Max Planck Society, whose mission is to conduct basic research in the service of the general public in the natural sciences, life sciences, social sciences and the humanities.

Potrait of Roy Jay Glauber
Roy Jay Glauber In Memoriam

We note with sadness the passing on December 26, 2018 of Roy Jay Glauber.

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Symposium
Symposium for the Science of Light 28 – 29 March 2019, Erlangen, Germany

Calling Future Research Leaders to a Symposium on the Science of Light

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Christmaslecture
Christmas lecture Let there be light

If you missed the event, you can now rewatch the lecture

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Kuenstliche Intelligenz
Artificial Intelligence Marquardt Division

Neural networks enable adaptive error correction for computers based on quantum physics

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International Day of Light

We are celebrating UNESCOs International Day of Light on May 16

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In Memoriam: Roy Jay Glauber

We note with sadness the passing on December 26, 2018 of Roy Jay Glauber, the founding father of quantum optics and member of the Scientific Advisory...

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Symposium on the Science of Light

Calling Future Research Leaders to a Symposium on the Science of Light

28 - 29 March 2019, Erlangen, Germany

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MPL press team

To get in contact with our Communications- & Markting-Team feel free to make your request at: MPLpresse@mpl.mpg.de.

For further information about specific press enquiries or the latest press releases and pictures, please visit our Press Page.

Contact

Managing Director
Prof. Dr. Florian Marquardt

Please contact:
Gesine Murphy (PA)
Email: marquardt-office@mpl.mpg.de
Phone: +49 9131 7133 401

 

Head of Infrastructure
Dr. Dorothe Burggraf

Please contact:
Lisa Spann (PA)
Email: lisa.spann@mpl.mpg.de
Phone: +49 9131 7133 801

Upcoming Events

Symposium on the Science of Light

We are calling future research leaders to a symposium on the Science of Light!

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MPL Newsletter

Stay up-to-date with MPL’s latest research via our Newsletter. 

Current issue: Newsletter No 13 - October 2018

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