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Quantum Dynamics & Control

Division Prof. Dr. Thomas Pfeifer

"Where motion comes to life”

Motion plays a pivotal role in life, the universe, and everything.

  • Why do things start to move?
  • How fast are the smallest movements?
  • When does quantum motion turn classically visible?
  • In what way can we steer movements?
  • What is time?

In our division's → research we use “fast” bright light and multi-dimensional measurement techniques to illuminate these and further questions evolving around the dynamical quantum world.

News

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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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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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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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