Our group performs experiments on quantum physics of ultracold atoms, high resolution laser spectroscopy of single trapped ions and antimatter spectroscopy. We are located at the LMU University of Munich and at the Max-Planck Institute of Quantum Optics in Garching.
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Nathalie Picqué Elected as 2019 OSA Fellow
The Optical Society OSA honours Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics’ researcher Nathalie Picqué with the distinction 2019 OSA Fellow for her path-breaking work on molecular spectroscopy with optical frequency combs. ...more
Shrinking the proton again!
Scientists from the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, using high
precision laser spectroscopy of atomic hydrogen, confirm the surprisingly
small value of the proto
n radius deter
mined from muonic hydrogen
Nobel Prize 2005