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Theory Division

Theoretical Quantum Dynamics and Quantum Electrodynamics

Fields of research



New Managing Director at MPIK

At the turn of the year, Honorarprofessor Dr. Christoph H. Keitel on a rotational basis took over the Institute management of MPIK. This is his second…

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A slingshot for electrons in astrophysical plasma shocks

A group of the theory division at MPIK identified a slingshotlike electron injection process in preturbulent relativistic plasma shocks distinct from…

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Towards the next-generation atomic clock

Joint experimental-theoretical study at MPIK identifies a metastable state in highly charged lead

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