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Topological Materials Database launched

A catalogue of topological materials: insulators and semimetals characterized through topological quantum chemistry.  Topological Materials Database more

<div style="text-align: left;">Humboldt-Professur für B. Andrei Bernevig </div>

Renommierter Physiker Prof. Dr. Bogdan Andrei Bernevig soll von der Princeton University nach Deutschland wechseln more

<h1>Stuart Parkin on Latest Thinking</h1>

Stuart Parkin explains his scientific research on Latest Thinking. more

The Institute on MDR Sachsen-Anhalt

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

<h1>Sofja Kovalevskaja-Award for Dr. Mazhar Ali</h1>

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation honors Mazhar Ali with one of the highest endowed science awards in Germany, the 2016 Sofja Kovalevskaja Award. more

<h1>Eberhard K. U. Gross held the Kenneth S. Pritzer Memorial Lecture</h1>

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

<h1>Berni J. Alder CECAM Prize for Eberhard K. U. Gross</h1>

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

<h1>Tsungming Tu Award 2016 for Eberhard E. K. Gross</h1>

Prof. Dr. E.K.U. Gross, director of the Theory Department, has won the 2016 Tsungming Tu Award. more

<h1>Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften - Long Night of Science</h1>

Am 3. Juli 2015 startet die "Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften" am Max-Planck-Institut für Mikrostrukturphysik. more

Wie Perlen auf einer Schnur

Die Festplattentechnik kommt an ihre Grenzen. Das Racetrack-Konzept soll die Datendichte enorm erhöhen. Es kommt sogar ohne bewegliche Teile aus. more

Cognitive and Spintronic Technologies

Conventional computing technologies are innately two-dimensional - now dramatic improvements in these technologies have been achieved. more

Financial Times Magazine - Electronics: Memory Man

British physicist Stuart Parkin believes he could hugely increase data-storage capacity using a new technique called ‘racetrack memory’ more

Tschüss IBM, hallo Halle

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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Stuart Parkin receives Finnish Millennium Technology Prize, which is worth one million euros and is regarded as Nobel prize for technological innovation more
Millennium-Technologiepreis für Stuart Parkin

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

Winner of 2014 Millennium Technology Prize

Our ability to stream music and videos from the Internet today we owe not least the physicist Stuart Parkin. more

<h1>Spitzenphysiker Stuart Parkin forscht ab April in Halle</h1>

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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Controlling the magnetic moment of individual atoms opens up new possibilities for compact data storage devices and quantum computers more
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Silicon nanowires become doped with unexpectedly large amounts of aluminium during growth, so that their conductivity increases more
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A multiferroic tunnel junction provides storage media with increased data density more
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The data density in random access memory could be radically increased more
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The Director of the Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics died suddenly on November 8th at the age of 60 years old. more
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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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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
Self-organization of atoms in circular atomic pens observed 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
Opening of the "International Max Planck Research School for Science and Technology of Nanostructures" on October 11, 2005 in Halle/Saale more
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Max Planck materials scientists discover why ferroelectric materials sometimes lose their useful properties in the nanometer range more
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Max Planck scientist introduces a new method for the manufacture of silicon nanocrystals for optoelectronics and storage technology more
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