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.

Institute news

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.

Scientific Departments

Scientific Talks
Scientific Talks

Upcoming scientific talks

Julia Mundy

Superconductivity in a quintuple-layer square-planar nickelate
Sep 30, 2021 15:00 - 16:00
online via Zoom

Giuseppe Carleo

Further information coming soon
Oct 14, 2021 15:00 - 16:00
online via Zoom

Flore Kunst

Further information coming soon
Nov 11, 2021 15:00 - 16:00
online via Zoom
  
  

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IMPRS-UFAST graduate school opens its call for 2022

September 16, 2021

Nineteen PhD positions in ultrafast science are waiting to be filled by top-level students at the ...

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