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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