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04/10/2018

Vortrag von Prof. Dr. Philip Tinnefeld, LMU

Mit Nanotechnologie verbinden wir oft die winzigen Strukturen, die in der Halbleitertechnologie für Computerchips hergestellt werden. Hierzu werden hochkomplexe Ätzprozesse eingesetzt, die Strukturen vom Wafer ausgehend immer kleiner werden lassen. Der...

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04/06/2018

A Career Day for doctoral students and postdocs will be hosted at the Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Physics for the second time. On April 20, 2018, twelve international companies will introduce themselves, as well as career paths and career opportunities for physicists.

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04/05/2018

The Max Planck Institute for Physics mourns the loss of Dr. Denis Salihagic, who died at the age of 53 after a long illness. He had worked as a research assistant on the ATLAS project as well as in the IT Department since 1999.

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03/22/2018

Following an eight year conversion period, the SuperKEKB particle accelerator in Japan is almost ready to restart: soon, electrons and positrons will be brought to collision in the completely modernized accelerator ring. In future, the Belle II detector, also modernized, will record and evaluate...

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02/26/2018

Things are looking up for the first CTA telescope: A recently installed counterweight now ensures that the telescope dish will remain in a vertical position, meaning that the telescope is now ready for mounting the mirror supports and the mirrors. This effectively marks the end of the principal work...

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02/22/2018

International Masterclass on March 7, 2018

Particle physics, like in real life - research day for students

Physicists the world over are concerned with the smallest building blocks of matter - the elementary particles. Why are these particles so fascinating? How is it even possible to investigate these utterly unfathomable objects? And what can they tell us about the universe and our own existence? A...

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02/12/2018

How to best use silicon material for particle detection - the 13th "Trento" Workshop on Advanced Silicon Radiation Detectors takes place from February 19-21, 2018 at the Max Planck Institute for Physics (MPP). Experts will gather for a dense three days workshop to discuss recent achievements,...

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12/13/2017

After only a few months construction time, the CTA project reached an important milestone: Last week, the mirror mountings were installed on the first Large-Sized Telescope (LST) of the CTA observatory. The LST (Large-Sized Telescope) is the largest model of the about 100 telescopes to be built in...

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11/29/2017

Particles4U is a competition aimed at schools, but also at artists. The competition topic is particle physics and the role it plays in daily life. Deadline for registration and submission is 7 January 2018.

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11/20/2017

Preparations for the new Belle II detector at the modernized SuperKEKB accelerator in Japan are in full swing. A few months ago, Belle II was rolled into position in the accelerator ring. Individual detector system tests will now follow: on November 18, 2017, physicists and engineers installed the...

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