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

Josh Goldberger

New Directions in Layered, Anisotropic Materials
Oct 19, 2021 12:30 - 13:30
SR I/II/III and online via Zoom

Nick Poniatowski

Collective mode spectroscopy of unconventional superconductors
Oct 20, 2021 14:00 - 15:00
SR I/II/III and online via Zoom

Jie Shan

Controlling magnetism in 2D
Oct 21, 2021 15:00 - 16:00
SR I/II/III and online via Zoom
  
  

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