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Press Coordination

Jenny Witt
Jenny Witt
Communications & PR

Phone: +49 (0)40 8998-6593
Room: 99/O1.081
Dr. Joerg M. Harms
Joerg M. Harms
Scientific graphics, Web, Photo, PR

Phone: +49 (0)40 8998-5358
Room: 99/O2.075

 

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2D materials generate HHG like atoms

February 16, 2018
Scientists from the MPSD’s theory department have shown that two-dimensional crystals can be used as an alternative to atoms and molecules to generate high-order harmonics. [more]
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Magnetic responses in non-magnetic layers

February 12, 2018
Circularly polarized phonons produce a valley-dependent dynamic spin state as a result of strong spin-phonon coupling, which can be developed as a vehicle for quantum computation or spintronics applications. [more]
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Two MPSD scientists receive Marie Curie action grants

February 08, 2018
Tang and Jornet-Somoza to work on fermions and nanoelectronics [more]

Superconductors earn their stripes

February 02, 2018
MPSD scientists have provided first evidence of a hidden superconducting state above the superconducting transition temperature in cuprates. Their paper has been published in Science. [more]
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Max Born Prize 2018 for MPSD director Angel Rubio

November 24, 2017
The managing director of the MPSD, Prof Angel Rubio, is to receive the German Physical Society’s Max Born Prize 2018. The Society (the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, or DPG) is honouring Prof Rubio, who is the head of the MPSD’s Theory Department, for his leading role in computer-based condensed matter physics and his predictions on the properties of matter in low dimensions. [more]
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More than 10,000 visitors set new Open Day record

November 09, 2017
Thousands of people took part in experiments and attended lectures during the Open Day at the CFEL building. With a total of 10,477 visitors at CFEL and more than 20,000 across the DESY site, the attendance was well above the last Open Day in 2015. [more]
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Humboldt fellowship for Ankit Disa

November 03, 2017
Dr Ankit Disa has been selected for a two-year fellowship by the Humboldt Foundation. He will study if light can be used to control functional interfaces between different oxides on ultrafast time scales. [more]
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Prestigious honorary doctorate for Max Planck director Prof R.J. Dwayne Miller

October 27, 2017
Professor R. J. Dwayne Miller has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Waterloo in Canada for his scientific achievements. He is a director of the Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter (MPSD) in Hamburg, Germany, where he leads the Atomically Resolved Dynamics Department. [more]
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Andrea Cavalleri elected to Academia Europaea

October 09, 2017
MPSD founding member Professor Dr. Andrea Cavalleri has been elected as a member of the Academia Europaea – a non-governmental body which promotes research and scholarship across Europe. [more]
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A new knob to control and create higher harmonics in solids

September 29, 2017
A new knob to control and optimize the generation of high-order harmonics in bulk materials. [more]
 
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