Street Art Science of Light

For this art and science project, on August 20 2015 pupils were invited to visit MPL. After a short introduction to the institute and lab tours, the students created chalk graffitis showing different motives related to the...[more]


Siegman International School on Lasers 2015

From August 2-7 82 international students and 10 distinguished invited speakers from more than 30 countries met at the "Amberger Congress Centrum" in the framework of the "Siegman International School on...[more]


2015 Siegman International School on Lasers

We are happy to announce the 2015 Siegman International School on Lasers that will take place in Amberg from August 2-7.MPL is hosting the school, in cooperation with OSA. Philip Russell and Nicolas Joly are the (Co-)Chairs of...[more]


Short Course at CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2015 with Gerd Leuchs

CLEO®/Europe-EQEC 2015 will be offering an expanded short course programme covering a wide range of exciting topics in photonics and laser technology. Short courses are generally targeted individuals who wish to learn about a...[more]


die.Lichtbühne - International Year of Light 2015

The premiere of die.Lichtbühne was very successful. Vahid Sandoghdar's talks and our experiments attracted a large and interested audience of various ages. die.Lichtbühne will take place regularly in 2015. We are very happy to...[more]


MPL Autumn Academy 2014

The Autumn Academy is intended to introduce BSc and MSc students to the fast moving field of optical science including topics such as quantum information processing, metamaterials, nano-optics, photonic crystal fibres, nonlinear...[more]


IMPRS Physics of Light annual meeting

This year’s annual meeting of the International Max Planck Research School - Physics of Light will take place in the Gasthof zur Post in Egloffstein (only 35 km from Erlangen) from September 22-25 2014. Details about the...[more]