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Angel Rubio becomes member of Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences

Angel Rubio, the director of the MPSD’s Theory Department, has been elected as a member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW). more

Bo Yuan receives Humboldt Research Fellowship

Bo Yuan, a postdoctoral researcher in Andrea Cavalleri’s Quantum Condensed Matter Dynamics group, has been awarded a Humboldt Research Fellowship. more

Angel Rubio is Highly-Cited Researcher

Angel Rubio, the Director of the MPSD’s Theory Department and the Institute’s Managing Director, has been named as a Highly Cited Researcher 2022 by Clarivate. His papers rank in the top 1 per cent by citations in this research field. more

Chiral transport observed in an achiral crystal

An international research team led by the MPSD’s Microstructured Quantum Matter Department reports the first observation of chiral transport in a structurally achiral crystal, the Kagome superconductor CsV3Sb5. more

Members of SSU Computational Science win hackathon

A team involving three young researchers from the Scientific Support Unit Computational Science at the MPSD has won a hackathon with an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based solution for a data platform which helps patients manage their serious chronic illness. more

Superconducting stripes produce terahertz light

Researchers from the Cavalleri group report in PNAS that superconducting ‘stripes’ in certain copper-based compounds may lead to a break in the material’s crystal symmetry, thus resulting in anomalous emission of terahertz radiation. more

Enrico Ronca is awarded an ERC Starting Grant

Former MPSD researcher plans to utilize grant for proposing new techniques based on quantum fields to control magnetic properties of molecules. more

Kateryna Kusyak awarded prize for best Master's thesis

Kateryna Kusyak, a PhD student in James McIver’s research group at the MPSD, has been honored with the Jean-Marie Lehn and Klaus von Klitzing Prize for the best Master’s thesis in Nanoscience in the winter semester 2021/22. more

Bernhard Heß Prize for Frank Schlawin

Frank Schlawin has been awarded the Bernhard Heß Prize 2022 of the Regensburg University Foundation. The prize is awarded every year in the Department of Physics at the University of Regensburg. more

Felix Sturm awarded prize for best Bachelor degree

Felix Sturm, a Master student in the MPSD research group Ultrafast Transport in Quantum Materials, has been honored for obtaining the best Bachelor degree in Nanosciences at the University of Hamburg 2021/22. more

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