News and Events
Special lecture by Prof. Assa Auerbach, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
The 2nd Law: History and Fiction
Time: Wednesday, December 5th, 4:30 pm
Place: MPQ lecture hall, B 0.32
The talk discusses the history of Maxwell’s Demon, the Second Law of Thermodynamics, and its connection to Information Theory. It shows how these concepts can be explained to non-physicists in a comic book of an adventure story called “Max the Demon vs Entropy of Doom’’
IMPRS Quantum Science and Technology
Welcome! The International Max Planck Research School for Quantum Science and Technology is a joint venture of the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München and the Technical University of Munich.
Munich: a leading research centre in QST
Quantum science and technology is a vibrant and multidisciplinary field of research at the interface of physics, mathematics, computer science and material science. With over twenty experimental and theoretical research groups, Munich is one of the leading research centres in this field.
Our international PhD program unites the competences of these research groups in Munich to a common research and teaching plattform, thus offering PhD students exiting opportunities and exceptionally broad, yet focused training at the highest level.
The International Max Planck Research School for Quantum Science and Technology
is opening new PhD positions
in fall 2019.
We welcome talented and motivated students with interest in atomic physics
, quantum optics
, solid state physics
, material science
, quantum information theory
, and quantum many-body systems
Applicants must have a Master’s degree (or equivalent) before September 2019. Deadline for application is February 15th, 2019
IMPRS-QST Summer School 2018
This years' summer school took place from June 4th to 8th in Oetz, Austria. Fully organized by IMPRS students, the school offered lectures by leading researchers in three main topics:
- Neural Networks and Machine Learning
- Quantum Technology
- Dualities in Condensed Matter Theory