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11 Jan 2021

Munich Quantum Valley – a leap forward for quantum science and technology

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Bavaria's leading scientists and universities kick off a new research initiative to promote quantum science and develop new quantum technologies. The Free State of Bavaria is supporting the project with 300 million euros.

16 Dec 2020

Precession squared: The rise of pseudospin

Science News

A team of researchers including MCQST members have discovered an exciting method for controlling spin carried by quantized spin wave excitations in antiferromagnetic insulators.

20 Nov 2020

MCQST Researchers on Highly Cited Researchers 2020 List

Scientific Awards | News

MCQST is delighted to announce that three of our academics have been named on the annual Highly Cited Researchers™ 2020 list from Clarivate.

5 Nov 2020

The dream of unlimited possibilities

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Featured in Süddeutsche Zeitung: Prof. Rudolf Gross and Prof. Stefan Filipp on strengthening Munich's position at the forefront of the global race to develop quantum computers.

5 Nov 2020

A Modem for the Quantum Internet

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Physicists at MPQ have developed an efficient modem for the future quantum internet.

27 Oct 2020

A Smooth Transition in a Quantum Gas with Impurities

Science News

New Publication in Physics

24 Sep 2020

The Return of the Spin Echo

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A research team from Garching and Vienna discovered a remarkable echo effect - it offers exciting new possibilities for working with quantum information.

16 Sep 2020

Two ERC Starting Grants awarded to MCQST members

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MCQST members, Fabian Grusdt and Dominik Bucher, have won prestigious ERC Starting Grants.

14 Sep 2020

Bavaria takes a Quantum Leap

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120 million euros for the development of quantum sciences and technologies (QST) in Bavaria.

17 Aug 2020

Tatjana Wilk on Germany's quantum push in Science | Business

MCQST in Media | News

In an article for Science|Business, Dr. Tatjana Wilk shares insight on current and future QST research, as well as on Germany's potential in developing quantum technologies.

30 Jul 2020

The next Quantum Leap

News | MCQST in Media

Rudolf Gross on the advantages of quantum computers and Germany's challenges with "deep tech" in Focus magazine.

30 Jul 2020

Martí Perarnau Llobet wins NJP Early Career Award

Scientific Awards

Congratulations to Martí Perarnau Llobet for winning the "NJP Early Career Award".

28 Jul 2020

Science Minister Bernd Sibler visits the Walther Meissner Institute


WMI directors Stefan Filipp and Rudolf Gross welcomed Science Minister Bernd Sibler on the Garching campus for an insight into the current and future research priorities of the institute and its role in the field of quantum technologies.

27 Jul 2020

Munich Takes the Lead in Quantum Science

News | MCQST in Media

Interview with Rudolf Groß in Digitale Welt on the Munich quantum landscape.

20 Jul 2020

The world’s lightest mirror

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Physicists at MPQ succeed at engineering an optical mirror made of only a few hundred atoms. It is the lightest one in the world and even imaginable.

10 Jul 2020

Driven topology

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LMU pysicists together with an international team succeeded in realizing a novel genuine time-dependent topological system with ultracold atoms in periodically-driven optical honeycomb lattices.

15 Jun 2020

Playing Pool with Excitons

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The junior theory research group led by Richard Schmidt at the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Hamburg and ETH Zurich has successfully completed a work that can explain a successful quantum simulation of certain properties of an ultra-flat semiconductor.

9 Jun 2020

Interview with Professor Immanuel Bloch


Immanuel Bloch talks about taking on the role of managing director at the MPQ and the future of quantum optics.

20 May 2020

Prof. Phan Thành Nam is awarded EMS prize

Scientific Awards

The prize is awarded in recognition of excellent contributions in mathematics.

11 Mar 2020

IQM expands in Germany - Subsidiary in Munich to drive quantum hardware-software co-design


IQM is growing! IQM expands to Germany for quantum hardware-software co-design under the lead of Enrique Solano in Munich

11 Feb 2020

Parametric Instabilities of Interacting Bosons in Periodically Driven 1D Optical Lattices

Science News | News

An international team headed by LMU and MPQ physicists report on observations of collective modes in the early-stage dynamics of ultracold bosons in shaken one-dimensional optical lattices by monitoring the momentum distribution of the cloud.

22 Dec 2018

Quantum advantage with shallow circuits

News | Science News

MQC member Robert König and collaborators from IBM and the University of Waterloo present the first unconditional separation between analogously defined classical and quantum complexity classes.

17 Oct 2018

MCQST starting in January 2019


The "Munich Center for Quantum Science and Technology" is approved by the DFG as a Cluster of Excellence.

18 Mar 2018

Synopsis: ARPES with Cold Atoms

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A numerical study outlines how to perform measurements on cold atoms that mimic angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy studies of solids.

15 Mar 2018

A quadrillionth of a second in slow motion

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Observing and controlling ultrafast processes with attosecond resolution

9 Mar 2018

Size-driven quantum phase transitions

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A physical consequence of the undecidability of the spectral gap

6 Mar 2018

Light-steering of spin-polarized currents in topological insulators

News | Science News

Topological insulators are a fascinating group of materials. A spin-polarization occurs, as soon as an electric current flows in the material. MQC scientist Prof Dr Alexander Holleitner and his cooperation partners measured this now for the first time optically at room temperature.

7 Feb 2018

Light controls two-atom quantum computation

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MPQ scientists realize mathematical operations with a quantum gate between two trapped atoms that is mediated by photons.

12 Dec 2017

Long-lived storage of a photonic qubit for worldwide teleportation

News | Science News

MPQ scientists achieve long storage times for photonic quantum bits which break the lower bound for direct teleportation in a global quantum network.

29 Apr 2017

Shaken, but not stirred


Physicists create quantum system, which is robust to mixing by periodic forces

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