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Theory Division

Theoretical Quantum Dynamics and Quantum Electrodynamics

Fields of research



Molecular double-slit and quantum tunnelling in intense laser light

When a light wave hits a double-slit, a characteristic pattern of bright and dark stripes appears behind the obstacle, generated by constructive or…

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Quantum electrodynamics tested 100 times more accurately

Using a newly developed technique, scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics (MPIK) in Heidelberg have measured the very small…

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How magnetic is helium-3?

In a joint experimental-theoretical study, physicists at the Heidelberg Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics (MPIK), together with collaborators…

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