The Institute has substantial experimental and theoretical research programs that are focussed on novel materials with useful functionalities. Of particular interest are spintronic materials and devices, neuromorphic devices and systems, nano-photonics, topological metals and insulators. The Institute is involved in extensive collaborative research projects, both National and International, with partners in China, India, Europe including Israel, and the USA.

Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics with main entrance

The Institute has substantial experimental and theoretical research programs that are focussed on novel materials with useful functionalities. Of particular interest are spintronic materials and devices, neuromorphic devices and systems, nano-photonics, topological metals and insulators. The Institute is involved in extensive collaborative research projects, both National and International, with partners in China, India, Europe including Israel, and the USA.
The Max Planck Institute for Microstructure Physics is one of about 80 institutes of the Max Planck Society. This film gives a small insight into the current developments and diverse activities of the institute.

Image movie of the Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics

The Max Planck Institute for Microstructure Physics is one of about 80 institutes of the Max Planck Society. This film gives a small insight into the current developments and diverse activities of the institute.
Bogdan Andrei Bernevig, Joyce Poon, Stuart Parkin

Directors

Bogdan Andrei Bernevig, Joyce Poon, Stuart Parkin
IMPRS-STNS is a dynamic school that tailors the teaching to each doctoral student individually. In addition to their research projects, IMPRS-STNS graduates are given the opportunity to take part in a complementary training programme.

International Max Planck Research School for Science & Technology of Nano-Systems

IMPRS-STNS is a dynamic school that tailors the teaching to each doctoral student individually. In addition to their research projects, IMPRS-STNS graduates are given the opportunity to take part in a complementary training programme.
The institute has an extensive infrastructure that includes a state of the art modelshop, electronics workshop, a supercomputer, and a clean-room, as well as a wide range of modern experimental facilities.

Laboratory

The institute has an extensive infrastructure that includes a state of the art modelshop, electronics workshop, a supercomputer, and a clean-room, as well as a wide range of modern experimental facilities.
We created a new open space area for discussions, and meetings. This should help to foster interaction among the members of the institute and any visitors.

Meeting area

We created a new open space area for discussions, and meetings. This should help to foster interaction among the members of the institute and any visitors.

Career and Equal Opportunities

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Contact Information

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News

Physicist Georg Woltersdorf appointed Max Planck Fellow – research project on spintronics

January 07, 2020

Professor Georg Woltersdorf, head of the Optics Group at the Institute of Physics at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) has been appointed as a Max Planck Fellow for five years by the Max Planck Society in Munich. As a Max Planck Fellow ...

Combining topology and cosmology to detect Dark Matter

October 08, 2019

The Alexander von Humboldt Sofia Kovalevskaja group at the Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics, led by Dr. Mazhar Ali, published a new manuscript in Physical Review Letters detailing a new method for detecting Dark Matter and a route to ...

The best of two worlds: Magnetism and Weyl semimetals

September 20, 2019

New publication in Science by Defa Lui and Stuart Parkin: Magnetic Weyl semimetal phase in a Kagomé crystal

Events

Basics of group theory and applications in solid state physics and photonics - Part 3

Feb 26, 2020 16:00
Max-Planck-Institut für Mikrostrukturphysik, Weinberg 2, 06120 Halle (Saale), Room: Lecture Hall, B.1.11

Open Access @ MPI Halle

Feb 27, 2020 13:30
Max-Planck-Institut für Mikrostrukturphysik, Weinberg 2, 06120 Halle (Saale), Room: Lecture Hall, B.1.11

Girls'Day / Boys'Day - Zukunftstag für Mädchen und Jungen

Mar 26, 2020 08:30 - 12:45
Max-Planck-Institut für Mikrostrukturphysik, Weinberg 2, 06120 Halle (Saale)

Stuart Parkin - Alexander von Humboldt Professorship 2014 (EN)

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