Max Born Prize 2018 for MPSD director Angel Rubio

Max Born Prize 2018 for MPSD director Angel Rubio

The managing director of the MPSD, Prof Angel Rubio, is to receive the German Physical Society’s Max Born Prize 2018. The Society (the Deutsche Physikalische…

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A new knob to control and create higher harmonics in solids

A new knob to control and create higher harmonics in solids

A research team from the MPSD, DESY, CUI and Hamburg University has demonstrated the possibility of using a new knob to control and optimize the…

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MPSD mourns the death of a colleague

MPSD mourns the death of a colleague

We mourn the death of our colleague Kyung Min Lee, who was a passionate mountaineer and has died while climbing Mont Blanc. He was a…

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Thermoelectrics: Observe and control

Thermoelectrics: Observe and control

Researchers from the Theory Department of the MPSD have realized the control of thermal and electrical currents in nanoscale devices by means of quantum local observations. Measurement plays a fundamental…

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QnAs with Angel Rubio

QnAs with Angel Rubio

Interview of Professor Angel Rubio by the science writer Paul Gabrielsen (QnAs) Just as physics requires a different set of tools to explore phenomena at…

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Shedding light on light absorption

Shedding light on light absorption

Titanium dioxide unveiled MPSD scientists have uncovered the hidden properties of titanium dioxide, one of the most promising materials for light-conversion technology. The anatase crystal form…

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How photons change chemistry

How photons change chemistry

Theoretical description of molecules under the influence of quantized light. The quantum nature of light does usually not play an important role when considering the…

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Studying fundamental particles in materials

Studying fundamental particles in materials

Studying properties of fundamental particles in condensed matter systems is a promising approach to quantum field theory. Quasiparticles offer the opportunity to observe particle properties…

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Laser pulses help scientists tease apart complex electron interactions

Laser pulses help scientists tease apart complex electron interactions

Understanding the properties of complex quantum materials is a major goal of condensed matter physics and materials science, since effects like high-temperature superconductivity might lead…

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Medal of the Real Sociedad Española de Física for Angel Rubio

Medal of the Real Sociedad Española de Física for Angel Rubio

Angel receives the highest award of the Royal Spanish Society of Physics (see press release of the MPSD (in Deutsch or in English) ).

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