Prof. Stuart Parkin stands in front of scientific equipment.

The European Research Council (ERC) has announced its new Advanced Grants for the year 2022. One of these coveted grants is awarded to Stuart Parkin. His ERC grant “SUPERMINT” will explore the science that could allow for a novel cryogenic racetrack memory that relies on the interplay between… more

Jagannath Jena receives the Otto Hahn Medal

Jagannath Jena receives the Otto Hahn Medal for advances in chiral spintronics more

Successful PhD defense of Elena Derunova!

Congratulations to Elena Derunova! more

Successful PhD defense of Ankit Kumar Sharma!

Congratulations to Ankit Kumar Sharma! more

Magnetism in two dimensions goes “easy-plane”

Publication in Science on October 29th, 2021 more

Minerva Fast Track Fellowship for Dr. Annika Johansson

The Max Planck Society has awarded Dr. Annika Johansson a Minerva Fast Track Fellowship. more

Successful PhD defense of Kai-Uwe Demasius!

Congratulations to Kai-Uwe Demasius! more

Ultra-low-power memcapacitor device for neuromorphic computing - published in Nature Electronics October 11<sup>th</sup>, 2021

Much effort is being made to develop new types of memory devices that can revolutionize the computing paradigm of the past half century. Major breakthroughs are needed, in particular, in the domain of Deep Learning as a subset of Artificial Intelligence. In-memory computing and brain inspired… more

Successful PhD defense of Jue Huang

Congratulations to Jue Huang! more

Yicheng Guan obtains summa cum laude for his PhD

Congratulations to Yicheng Guan! more

Jagannath Jena receives summa cum laude!

Congratulations to Jagannath Jena! more

Summa cum laude for Tianping Ma!

Congratulations to Tianping Ma! more

<p class="Flietext">Stuart Parkin is awarded the King Faisal Prize for Science 2021</p>

The director at the MPI of Microstructure Physics receives the prestigious prize for his discoveries and innovations in the field of spintronics. more

<p>A charge-density-wave topological semimetal</p>

A novel material has been discovered that is characterised by the coupling of a charge density wave with the topology of the electronic structure. more

Successful defence of  Abhay Kant Srivastava

Congratulations to Abhay Kant Srivastava! more

Shuo-Ying Yang receives summa cum laude!

Congratulations to Shuo-Ying Yang! more

Summa cum laude PhD defense for James Taylor

Congratulations to James Taylor ! more

Magnetic whirls in future data storage devices

Magnetic (anti)skyrmions are microscopically small whirls that are found in special classes of magnetic materials. These nano-objects could be used to host digital data by their presence or absence in a sequence along a magnetic stripe. A team of scientists from the Max Planck institutes (MPI) of… more

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