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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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Stern-Gerlach Medal for Joachim Ullrich

Joachim Ullrich, PTB President and External Scientific Member of the MPIK, receives the DPG’s most prestigious award in the field of experimental…

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Manfred Lindner elected AAAS Fellow

Honor for distinguished contributions to theoretical and experimental particle physics

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Appointment of Dr. Yun Jiang

Associate Professor at Sun Yat-sen University

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