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    Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics

    The institute campus with a view of Heidelberg

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    The cryogenic storage ring CSR

    Copper strips distribute the cold to the experimental vacuum chambers of the CSR

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    Cameras for CTA

    CHEC for small telescopes in front of FlashCam for medium-sized telescopes

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    interactions in extremely intense laser pulses:

    pair creation and spin-dependent trajectories

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    CONUS experiment

    The four germanium detectors of the neutrino experiment CONUS inside their shielding

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    Fano profile

    The emergence of a spectral line

Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics

Welcome to the Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik (MPIK, Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics) in Heidelberg, a research establishment of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft (Max Planck Society). The MPIK does experimental and theoretical basic research in the fields of Astroparticle Physics (crossroads of particle physics and astrophysics) and Quantum Dynamics (dynamics of atoms and molecules).

News

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Quantum logic spectroscopy unlocks potential of highly charged ions

Atomic frequencies measured with 100 million times higher resolution

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First gamma-ray sky map with the new H.E.S.S. CT5 camera, two days after installation

The H.E.S.S. collaboration has upgraded its 600 square metre Cherenkov telescope with a new high-performance camera with fully-digital trigger and…

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Highly charged ion paves the way towards new physics

Orbital crossing and optical clock transition detected in Pr9+

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