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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).




Pair plasma generated in laboratory experiments at CERN

An international team of scientists has developed a novel way to experimentally produce pair plasma ‘fireballs’ on Earth, opening a new frontier in…

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Scientist from the MPI für Kernphysik receives multiple awards for her outstanding doctoral thesis

Dr. Laura Olivera-Nieto from the Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik has been awarded the Otto Hahn Medal and the Otto Hahn Award by the Max Planck…

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Cold astrochemistry traced in the lab

Pioneering measurements of cold ion-neutral collisions at the Cryogenic Storage Ring reveal an unexpected isotope effect. [Phys. Rev. Lett. / Phys.…

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