The MPSD investigates dynamical phenomena within matter down to the elementary timescales of atomic and electronic motions.

Welcome to the MPI for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter

The MPSD investigates dynamical phenomena within matter down to the elementary timescales of atomic and electronic motions.
Scientific collaboration: Researchers from the MPSD, the Universität Hamburg and DESY come together at the CFEL.

Shared space: The Center for Free-Electron Laser Science (CFEL)

Scientific collaboration: Researchers from the MPSD, the Universität Hamburg and DESY come together at the CFEL.
New MPSD Director: Philip Moll from EPFL in Switzerland joins the Institute as its third director.

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New MPSD Director: Philip Moll from EPFL in Switzerland joins the Institute as its third director.
Mirrors, lights, action: Researchers use laser pulses to probe the dynamic behavior of atoms and electrons.

Ultrashort laser flashes

Mirrors, lights, action: Researchers use laser pulses to probe the dynamic behavior of atoms and electrons.

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