1.1 Fundamentals of Extreme Photonics

Project coordinators: O. Smirnova, B. P. Fingerhut

Recent Highlights

Light tailored graphene for quantum technology

All electronic devices around us, including the one you are using to read this, utilize the charge of an electron for storing and processing…

A New Light on Quantum Science

A research team of the Institute of Physics of the Humboldt University of Berlin together with cooperation partners Max Born Instituts (Berlin) and…

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

In physics, a very intuitive way of describing the evolution of a system proceeds via the specification of functions of the spatiotemporal…

Light is the fastest way to distinguish right- and left-handed chiral molecules, which has important applications in chemistry and biology. However,…

Topological insulators are quantum materials, which, due to their exotic electronic structure, on surfaces and edges conduct electric current like…

Plasmonic waveguides open the possibility to develop dramatically miniaturized optical devices and provide a promising route towards the…

Dr. Benjamin Fingerhut, junior group leader at the Max Born Institute (MBI), is recipient of the prestigious ERC Starting Grant 2018. The project…

A clever combination of novel technologies enables us to study promising materials for the electronics of tomorrow. Over the past decades, computers…

For the first time, researchers from UNIGE and MBI in Berlin have placed an electron in a dual state - neither freed nor bound - thus confirming a…

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