Press Releases

29 Mar 2021

Tracking for quantum post

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A detector detects photons transporting qubits without destroying the quantum information.

11 Jan 2021

Munich Quantum Valley – a leap forward for quantum science and technology

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Bavaria's leading scientists and universities kick off a new research initiative to promote quantum science and develop new quantum technologies.

5 Nov 2020

The dream of unlimited possibilities

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Featured in Süddeutsche Zeitung: Prof. Rudolf Gross and Prof. Stefan Filipp on strengthening Munich's position at the forefront of the global race to develop quantum computers.

5 Nov 2020

A Modem for the Quantum Internet

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Physicists at MPQ have developed an efficient modem for the future quantum internet.

24 Sep 2020

The Return of the Spin Echo

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A research team from Garching and Vienna discovered a remarkable echo effect - it offers exciting new possibilities for working with quantum information.

16 Sep 2020

Two ERC Starting Grants awarded to MCQST members

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MCQST members, Fabian Grusdt and Dominik Bucher, have won prestigious ERC Starting Grants.

14 Sep 2020

Bavaria takes a Quantum Leap

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120 million euros for the development of quantum sciences and technologies (QST) in Bavaria.

17 Aug 2020

Tatjana Wilk on Germany's quantum push in Science | Business

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In an article for Science|Business, Dr. Tatjana Wilk shares insight on current and future QST research, as well as on Germany's potential in developing quantum technologies.

30 Jul 2020

The next Quantum Leap

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Rudolf Gross on the advantages of quantum computers and Germany's challenges with "deep tech" in Focus magazine.

27 Jul 2020

Munich Takes the Lead in Quantum Science

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Interview with Rudolf Groß in Digitale Welt on the Munich quantum landscape.

20 Jul 2020

The world’s lightest mirror

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Physicists at MPQ succeed at engineering an optical mirror made of only a few hundred atoms. It is the lightest one in the world and even imaginable.

10 Jul 2020

Driven topology

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LMU pysicists together with an international team succeeded in realizing a novel genuine time-dependent topological system with ultracold atoms in periodically-driven optical honeycomb lattices.

15 Jun 2020

Playing Pool with Excitons

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The junior theory research group led by Richard Schmidt at the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Hamburg and ETH Zurich has successfully completed a work that can explain a successful quantum simulation of certain properties of an ultra-flat semiconductor.

27 Jan 2020

Setting the pace

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Interview with experimental physicists Immanuel Bloch and Harald Weinfurter on the advent of the quantum computer, the impending quantum revolution, and its practical implications, such as secure cryptography and diamond-based magnetometers.

13 Jan 2020

Divorce in a one-dimensional world

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Scientists at MPQ have experimentally confirmed a fifty year old prediction about the (in)separability of an electron's spin and electric charge using a specialised quantum simulator.

4 Nov 2019

Making synthetic gauge fields quantum

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New realistic scheme for quantizing synthetic gauge fields for neutral atoms in optical lattices opens new perspectives for quantum simulations of lattice gauge theories on larger scales.

24 Oct 2019

The quantum internet is within reach

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An international team headed by physicists from TUM has experimentally implemented secure quantum communication in the microwave band in a local quantum network.

10 Oct 2019

Modelling the molecular architecture

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New approach for the simulation of quantum chemistry - a global team of scientists developed the first blueprint for precisely calculating the molecular chemistry using an analogue quantum simulator.

17 Sep 2019

Simulating fundamental interactions with ultracold atoms

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An international team of physicists succeeded in engineering key ingredients to simulate a specific lattice gauge theory using ultracold atoms in optical lattices.

5 Sep 2019

First pictures of magnetic polarons taken in Garching

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Physicists from MPQ and LMU München succeeded for in photographing the magnetic structure around a mobile charge carrier within a crystal latticeusing a quantum simulator.

2 Aug 2019

New Toolkit for Photonics: Quantum Simulation by Light Radio

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Physicists from the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics and Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) developed a new principle for quantum simulators in which quantum bits can exchange light quanta via a waveguide.

1 Aug 2019

Light in the nanoworld

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An international team headed up by Alexander Holleitner and Jonathan Finley, MCQST members and physicists at TUM, has succeeded in placing light sources in atomically thin material layers with an accuracy of just a few nanometers.

12 Jul 2019

Which one is the perfect quantum theory?

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For some phenomena in quantum many-body physics several competing theories exist. But which of them describes a quantum phenomenon best?

14 Jun 2019

Immortal quantum particles

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New research shows that so-called quasiparticles can decay and reorganize themselves again and are thus become virtually immortal.

29 May 2019

A Leap into the Continuum

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Garching physicists develop a new method to carry computations in quantum field theory.

24 May 2019

Direct observation of giant molecules

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Physicists at the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics (MPQ) achieved to form giant diatomic molecules and optically detect them afterwards by using a high-resolution objective.

27 Sep 2018

The huge potential of the minuscule

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The new research network aims to create the basis for quantum technology 2.0, which will give access to secure modes of communication, innovative information processing systems and highly sensitive detectors.

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