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Matter/antimatter symmetry and “antimatter clock” studied at once

In Nature, the BASE collaboration at CERN reports on the world's most accurate comparison between protons and antiprotons: The charge-to-mass ratios…

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Explosion in a biomolecule

When cells are exposed to ionising radiation, more destructive chain reactions may occur than previously thought. An international team led by…

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Quantum algorithms bring ions to a standstill

Laser beams can do more than just heat things up; they can cool them down too. That is nothing new for physicists who have devoted themselves to…

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MPIK twice among the finalists for “Breakthrough of the Year 2021“

Both the work on coherent control of nuclear excitations with suitably shaped X-ray light and the new method for sympathetic laser cooling of protons…

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Honorary doctorate for Heinrich Völk

The Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics congratulates Prof. Dr. Heinrich Völk on the award of an honorary doctorate by the Siberian Branch of the…

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Adriana Pálffy-Buß appointed to the University of Würzburg

PD Dr. Adriana Pálffy-Buß has accepted an appointment to a W2 professorship in theoretical quantum information and quantum optics at…

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Professorship for Anne Harth

Dr. Anne Harth, head of a junior research group in the Pfeifer department at MPIK, has accepted a professorship for “Computational Optics & Light…

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3G Rule at MPIK

Wednesday, 24 November 2021, the 3G rule to reduce the incidence of infection goes into effect.

Employers and employees must carry certificates of…

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Andreas Wolf receives Dieter Möhl Medal

Andreas Wolf received a Dieter Möhl Medal 2021 for “his pioneering work in the use of low energy electron coolers in merging electron beams for atomic…

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Status and perspectives of neutrino research

IUPAP Neutrino White Paper published.

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CONUS narrows the scope for “new physics”

There are a number of reasons why the Standard Model of particle physics is not considered to be complete. One very interesting option here is the…

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Dissertation Prize of DPG for Peter Micke

For his dissertation and lecture entitled „Quantum Logic Spectroscopy of Highly Charged Ions“, Dr. Peter Micke has been awarded the Dissertation Prize…

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A passion for precision

The Otto Hahn Prize 2021 goes to Klaus Blaum of the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg. The award is endowed with 50,000 euros and…

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Revealing the secrets of an exotic nucleus

The exotic nucleus tin-100 is challenging to access experimentally, but ab initio calculations provide reliable results. This is shown by new…

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New BMBF quantum technology project VAUQSI launched at MPIK

The quantum technology project Many-Frequency Control of Ultrastable Qubits in Superconducting Ion Traps (Viel-Frequenz-Ansteuerung Ultrastabiler…

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DPG Dissertation Prize for Jonas Karthein

For his PhD thesis on "Next-Generation Mass Spectrometry of Exotic Isotopes and Isomers" Dr. Jonas Karthein was awarded the Dissertation Prize of…

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In the trap: new cooling method for charged particles

For the first time, physicists have successfully implemented a new method for cooling protons using laser-cooled ions – here beryllium ions. The…

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Novel superconducting trap for precise frequency measurements

The group led by José Crespo López-Urrutia at MPIK in collaboration with the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt has built and successfully tested a…

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Azubipreis der MPG für Jason Mather

Preisverleihung am MPIK in kleinem Kreis

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Important measuring method of neutrino physics on the test bench

With precise mass measurements and highly accurate calculations, a team led by MPI for Nuclear Physics has now succeeded in independently testing the…

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