News & Highlights

Here you will find current news and highlights from the areas of research.

 

When Functional Materials Become Squishy

Most people associate terahertz radiation from airport scanners. These radiations can, however, unleash a bag full of surprises when used to…

Topological protection versus degree of entanglement of two-photon light in photonic topological insulators

In a joint effort, researchers from the Humboldt-Universität (Berlin), the Max Born Institute (Berlin) and the University of Central Florida (USA),…

Ionization of water molecules by light generates free electrons in liquid water. After generation, the so-called solvated electron is formed, a…

The European XFEL Young Scientist Award recognizes outstanding contributions of young researchers in the early stages of their career to research at…

Researchers from the Max Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy (MBI) have developed a new method to modify the spectral…

Femtosecond hard X-ray pulses are an important tool for unraveling structure changes of condensed matter on atomic length and time scales. A novel…

Density functional theory (DFT) has had a tremendous impact on solid-state physics and is, due to its computational efficiency, at the heart of modern…