STORED AND COOLED IONS


Division Prof. Dr. Klaus Blaum
How do molecules form in the cosmos? - Why is iron more abundant than gold? - How massive is an electron? - Does antimatter behave like matter?

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NON-THERMAL ASTROPHYSICS


Division Prof. Dr. Jim Hinton

What are the sites of cosmic particle acceleration? - What impact do relativistic particles have on astrophysical systems? - What does the Universe look like at the highest energies?

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PARTICLE PHYSICS AND HIGH-ENERGY ASTROPHYSICS


Division Prof. Dr. Werner Hofmann
Which new insights into the cosmos are provided by high-energy photons? - How do cosmic accelerators operate? - Why is matter much more abundant than antimatter? - Are neutrinos their own antiparticles?

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THEORETICAL QUANTUM DYNAMICS AND QUANTUM ELECTRODYNAMICS


Division Hon. Prof. Dr. Christoph H. Keitel
How does matter behave in intense laser fields? - How are new particles generated in strong laser light? - Can the optical properties of a medium be changed as desired? - What are the effects of the "structure" of the vacuum?

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PARTICLE AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS


Division Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Manfred Lindner
What happened after the Big Bang? - What is hidden behind "Dark Matter" and "Dark Energy"? - What is the mass of the neutrinos and how do they transform from one type into another? - Are neutrinos their own antiparticles?

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QUANTUM DYNAMICS AND CONTROL


Division Prof. Dr. Thomas Pfeifer
When do quantum objects behave as waves or particles? - What is the role of time in quantum systems? - How can chemical reactions be steered by lasers?

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Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

05.07.18

Intensives Licht verlangsamt hochenergetische Elektronen

Evidenz für Quanteneffekte der Strahlungsrückwirkung


22.06.18

Schnelle Wasserbildung in diffusen interstellaren Wolken

Zwei wichtige Schritte in der Bildung von gasförmigem...


21.06.18

Doppelte Auszeichnung für Lisa Schmöger

Otto-Hahn-Medaille und Otto Hahn Award