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Munich-Centre for Advanced Photonics (MAP)

Cluster of Excellence of the German Research Foundation (DFG)

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Virtual tour through the kingdom of ions

This 360-degree picture (keep the left button of the mouse pressed and pull) shows the experimental chamber of the team of Prof. Jörg Schreiber at the Laboratory for Extreme Photonics (Lex Photonics). Here Schreiber and his colleagues perform experiments regarding laser-driven ion acceleration. The developed prototype setups are going to move to the Centre for Advanced Laser Applications (CALA) in the coming months, we recorded them in detail before its move.


News article about the shortest ever measured time period

Spiegel Online featured an article about the MAP publication 'Attosecond correlation dynamics' (Nature physics, 7. November 2016, doi: 10.1038/nphys3941). In the article MAP member Martin Schultze explains how the zeptosecond stopwatch he and his team invented, works.

TV report about Jörg Schreiber and his 'Super-Laser'

In a TV report for the program Abendschau, the Bayerischer Rundfunk features Jörg Schreiber and his 'Super-Laser' in Lex Photonics. 

News article about phase-contrast X-ray imaging and CALA

The Neue Züricher Zeitung is currently featuring an article about phase-contrast x-ray imaging and the new Center for Advanced Laser Applications (CALA), which is currently under construction. The reporter interviewed members from the Cluster of Excellence, Prof. Ferenc Krausz and Prof. Franz Pfeiffer.

TV portrayal of Leibniz Prize winner, Franz Pfeiffer

In a TV portrayal of Franz Pfeiffer, BR alpha features the way in which a new X-ray method will improve diagnostics of cancer and osteoporosis.

Latest info material

Research magazine about medical physics at MAP (pdf)
MAP Newsletter December 2016
Flyer: Centre for Advanced Laser Applications - CALA (pdf)