Richard Zeltner wins "Best Student Paper Award"

PhD-student Richard Zeltner from MPL wins the award for the best student paper in the categories Optical Sensors and Specialty Optical fibers. The Prize was awarded at the Advanced Photonic Congress 2018 of The Optical Society...[more]


Newsletter 12 - 2018



Film about the MPL

The Bayerischer Rundfunk visited the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light and produced a short film about the institute. It aired on February 25, 2018 in the "Frankenschau".Have a look at it here. [more]


Bug-safe through quantum physics?

How sensitive data can be kept spy proof in the future [more]


Long Night of Science at MPL

For the 8th time, physics-loving visitors had the opportunity to discover, explore and experiment at around 400 stations in Erlangen, Nuremberg and Fürth[more]


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]