Bridging the Gap: Nano Meets Quantum

This workshop brings together young researchers of CeNS and MCQST with experienced scientists from the fields of physics and chemistry.

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Mental Health Literacy, or: Things We Can Learn From Our Smartphones

Afternoon workshop on mental health literacy -- what you need to know to take care of your own mental health and support others in doing so. Workshop open to everyone in the MCQST community.

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Maus-Türöffner-Tag der Münchner Exzellenzcluster

MCQST macht beim Maustag 2022 mit den anderen Münchner Exzellenzclustern und PhotonLab mit, um einen Einblick in die Welt der Quanten zu geben!

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IP-Rights and Patents: An Introduction for Scientists and Entrepreneurs

What does a patent protect? How can you get a patent? And, what should you consider in order to obtain patent protection for your invention?

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Research News

New Fur for the Quantum Cat

New Fur for the Quantum Cat: Entanglement of many atoms in a quantum material discovered for the first time

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Entangled Photons Tailor-Made

Physicists at MPQ have managed to entangle more than a dozen photons efficiently and in a defined way; thus creating a basis for a new type of quantum computer.

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A Nanokelvin Microwave Freezer for Molecules

Researchers at MPQ have developed a new method to cool gases of polar molecules to near absolute zero. This paves the way for studying quantum effects of exotic forms of matter.

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Quantum Cryptography: Hacking Futile

An international team led by Harald Weinfurter has successfully implemented an advanced form of quantum cryptography for the first time. Encryption is more secure against hacking attempts.

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The Cluster of Excellence Munich Center for Quantum Science and Technology (MCQST) comprises over 60 research groups from disciplines like physics, mathematics, computer science, electrical engineering, material science and chemistry, covering all areas of quantum science and technology from basic research to applications.

The core goal of MCQST is to discover and understand the novel and unifying concepts in the interdisciplinary research fields of Quantum Science and Technology (QST). The cluster aims to make QST tangible and to develop the extraordinary applications within reach by building next-generation quantum devices.


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