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August 8th, 15:30, Seminar Room 4

Markus Schmitt (MPI PKS)


Daniele Trapin (MPI PKS)

Constructing effective free energies for dynamical quantum phase transitions in the transverse-field Ising chain


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April 30th 2018 - Thanks to all who applied for PhD positions in this round. The call is now closed

December 8th - Alan Celestino passed his PhD defence.

November 24th - Congratulations to Mehrdad Baghery on completing his PhD!

October 30th - Deadline for new applications

September 14th - Stepan Timr successfully defended his thesis work on "Molecules in Cell Membranes" at Charles University today.

August 10th - Fermín Rodríguez Hernández was awarded his doctorate today.

June 23rd - Max Buchholz successfully passed his PhD viva magna cum laude.

May 19th - David Schoenleber (PKS) successfully defended his thesis.

Welcome to the website of the International Max Planck Research School for "Many-Particle Systems in Structured Environments", a graduate school funded by the Max Planck Society.

The school is a collaboration between several partner institutions in Dresden, Prague and Wroclaw offering PhD studentships in a variety of fields in atomic, molecular and laser physics, condensed matter physics and chemistry - primarily in theoretical and computational research - tied together by the common theme of understanding many-body systems with strong interactions. Applications, which are received biannually, are open to talented and motivated students regardless of nationality.

On these pages you may find further information about the PhD projects we offer, the investigators affiliated with the school and the varied opportunities made available to our students over the course of the PhD programme.