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Format: 2017-03-28
Format: 2017-03-28
Format: 2017-03-28

Jan 4, 2013

The 2013 Wolf Prize in Physics has been awarded to Juan Ignacio Cirac of the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics in Munich, Germany, and Peter Zoller of Innsbruck University in Austria for “groundbreaking theoretical contributions to quantum-information processing, quantum optics and the physics of quantum gases”. The duo will share the $100,000 prize, which will be presented by the president of Israel at the Israeli parliament (Knesset) in May.

Oct 9, 2012

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2012 was awarded jointly to Serge Haroche and David J. Wineland "for ground-breaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems".

Read the official announcement on nobelprize.org.

Jun 21, 2012

The Charles Hard Townes award was established in 1980 to honor Charles Hard Townes, a pioneer in the field of masers and lasers, whose contributions led to the development of quantum electronics. It is awarded to a researcher or a group of researchers for outstanding experimental or theoretical work within the field of optics and quantum electronics.

Jun 11, 2012

A team of scientists at MPQ realizes a first elementary quantum network based on interfaces between single atoms  and photons.

S. Ritter, C. Nölleke, C. Hahn, A. Reiserer, A. Neuzner, M. Uphoff, M. Mücke, E. Figueroa, J. Bochmann, and G. Rempe, An elementary quantum network of single atoms in optical cavities, Nature 484, 195 (2012)

The link to the article is the following: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature11023

Jan 26, 2012

Professor Klaus Mølmer receives the Villum Kann Rasmussen Annual Award for Technical and Scientific Research.

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Jan 25, 2012

A recent PRL on the realization of a hybrid atom-optomechanical system involving AQUTE researchers in the University of Basel, received some attention, including a "Physics viewpoint" and an article in the January issue of the Physik Journal. 

Oct 21, 2011

The press release is available at the following link: http://www.mpq.mpg.de/cms/mpq/en/news/press/11_10_14.html

The link to the paper is the following: http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1209284

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