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Humboldt-Professur für B. Andrei Bernevig

October 26, 2017
Renommierter Physiker Prof. Dr. Bogdan Andrei Bernevig soll von der Princeton University nach Deutschland wechseln [more]
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Stuart Parkin on Latest Thinking

January 27, 2017
Stuart Parkin explains his scientific research on Latest Thinking. [more]
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The Institute on MDR Sachsen-Anhalt

January 14, 2017
For the 25th anniversary of the Max Planck Institute of Microstucture Physics MDR Sachsen-Anhalt broadcasted a TV feature about the institute and its current research. [more]
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Sofja Kovalevskaja-Award for Dr. Mazhar Ali

November 15, 2016
The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation honors Mazhar Ali with one of the highest endowed science awards in Germany, the 2016 Sofja Kovalevskaja Award. [more]
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Eberhard K. U. Gross held the Kenneth S. Pritzer Memorial Lecture

October 25, 2016
Prof. Dr. E.K.U. Gross, director of the Theory Department, has given the 2016 Kenneth S. Pitzer Memorial Lecture at the University of California, Berkeley. [more]
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Berni J. Alder CECAM Prize for Eberhard K. U. Gross

June 01, 2016
Prof. Dr. Gross has been awarded the Berni J. Alder CECAM Prize 2016 for their "ground-breaking contributions to the modern field of electronic structure calculations". [more]
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Tsungming Tu Award 2016 for Eberhard E. K. Gross

April 20, 2016
Prof. Dr. E.K.U. Gross, director of the Theory Department, has won the 2016 Tsungming Tu Award. [more]
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Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften - Long Night of Science

June 27, 2015
Am 3. Juli 2015 startet die "Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften" am Max-Planck-Institut für Mikrostrukturphysik. [more]
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Wie Perlen auf einer Schnur

March 29, 2015
Die Festplattentechnik kommt an ihre Grenzen. Das Racetrack-Konzept soll die Datendichte enorm erhöhen. Es kommt sogar ohne bewegliche Teile aus. [more]
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Cognitive and Spintronic Technologies

January 22, 2015
Conventional computing technologies are innately two-dimensional - now dramatic improvements in these technologies have been achieved. [more]
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Financial Times Magazine - Electronics: Memory Man

November 14, 2014
British physicist Stuart Parkin believes he could hugely increase data-storage capacity using a new technique called ‘racetrack memory’ [more]
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Tschüss IBM, hallo Halle

September 23, 2014
Der Festkörperphysiker Stuart Parkin geht aus Stanford in den USA an die Universität Halle/Wittenberg und das Max-Planck-Institut für Mikrostrukturphysik in Halle. [more]
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Millennium-Technologiepreis für Stuart Parkin

April 09, 2014
Der Physiker erhält die Auszeichnung, die mit einer Million Euro dotiert ist und als Nobelpreis für technische Innovationen gilt, für die Entwicklung von Speichermedien. [more]
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Winner of 2014 Millennium Technology Prize

April 09, 2014
Our ability to stream music and videos from the Internet today we owe not least the physicist Stuart Parkin. [more]
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Spitzenphysiker Stuart Parkin forscht ab April in Halle

April 01, 2014
Professor Stuart Parkin, Preisträger der Alexander von Humboldt-Professur und Spitzenforscher im Bereich der Speichertechnologie, wechselt im April nach Halle. [more]
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The smallest storage system in the world

November 15, 2013
Controlling the magnetic moment of individual atoms opens up new possibilities for compact data storage devices and quantum computers [more]
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A good wire for nanoelectronics

April 09, 2013
Silicon nanowires become doped with unexpectedly large amounts of aluminium during growth, so that their conductivity increases [more]
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An electrical switch for magnetic current

February 29, 2012
A multiferroic tunnel junction provides storage media with increased data density [more]
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Data storage takes an electric turn

March 28, 2011
The data density in random access memory could be radically increased [more]
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Power thrust for spider silk

April 24, 2009
A team of scientists from Halle has succeeded in making spider silk significantly more break-resistant and ductile through the addition of metals [more]
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Giant memory thanks to tiny capacitors

June 25, 2008
German-Korean research team produces a permanent memory using a new procedure and thereby sets a memory density record [more]
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How to Herd Atoms

December 04, 2006
Max Planck researchers in Halle observe self-organization of atoms in circular atomic pens [more]
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Brilliant Growth without Gold

November 28, 2006
Max Planck researchers in Halle present new methods for manufacturing nanowires from silicon [more]
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From Nanowires to Nanotubes

September 28, 2006
A new concept for compound nanotube formation based on the Kirkendall effect [more]
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Captive Electrons

April 20, 2006
Max Planck researchers send electrons in a copper-platelet into a bound state above the vacuum level [more]
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Small Defects Have Large Impact

January 19, 2004
Max Planck materials scientists discover why ferroelectric materials sometimes lose their useful properties in the nanometer range [more]
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Technological Breakthrough in Silicon Photonics

August 26, 2003
Max Planck scientist introduces a new method for the manufacture of silicon nanocrystals for optoelectronics and storage technology [more]