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Date registered: January 12, 2017

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  1. Quiz night — December 8, 2017
  2. Open Readings 2018 — November 8, 2017
  3. Field Trip Jena 2017 — October 27, 2017
  4. Board election 2017/2018 — October 24, 2017
  5. Laser telephone at the Long Night of Science — October 22, 2017

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Dec 08

Quiz night

Yesterday the PR department of the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light (MPL) and our student chapter were hosting a quiz night at the institute. Around 30 students, post-docs and non-scientific staff members were competing in mixed teams, answering questions about science and common knowledge. The event was not only a great oppurtunity …

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Nov 08

Open Readings 2018

2018s Open Readings conference is about to happen from March 22nd to March 23th at the National Center for Physical Sciences and Technology in Vilnius, Lithuania. The deadline for submitting an abstract is the 2nd of February. The conference covers all aspects of physics and natural science and is intended to provide young researchers a …

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Oct 27

Field Trip Jena 2017

Early in the morning at 7 o’clock we entered the bus to Jena and started our annual field trip. As usual, we teamed up with the Graduate School in Advanced Optical Technologies (SAOT) in Erlangen such that both members of our chapter and the SAOT were participating. This year’s goal was the city of Jena …

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Oct 24

Board election 2017/2018

Last week we hold our annual board election. We thank the old board members for their service and wish the new board all the best for the upcoming year. This is the new board structure:    

Oct 22

Laser telephone at the Long Night of Science

On the past weekend the Max Planck Institute took part in the biannual Long Night of Science. Research institutes and companies in Erlangen, Fürth and Nuremberg opened their doors to the broad public, demonstrated tutorial experiments and explained why both fundamental research and technological development is so important. Many of our members were involved in …

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Jul 05

Visit of KIT student chapter OSKar at MPL

Yesterday members of the student chapter “OSKar” from the Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) were visiting us at the MPL.  It was great to exchange ideas and experiences.    

Jun 13

Annual visit of the “Bergkirchweih”

Yesterday our chapter took its annual trip to the popular “Bergkirchweih” in Erlangen. While enjoying the world famous Franconian Beer and the sunny weather our members exchanged their thoughts about many scientific and non-scientific matters.

Jun 05

Opening the BBQ season

Last week we invited the students and researchers at the Max Planck Institute to open the BBQ season with us. Many joined us and we used the informal atmosphere to present our chapter and its activities to the students that just started at the MPL.

May 08

Blaue Nacht 2017- a huge sucess!

On past saturday our student chapter, supported by the European Physical Society and the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light (MPL),  was hosting a booth at Nuremberg’s famous “Blaue Nacht”. We presented a number of tutorial experiments to the visitors, covering physical effects such as diffraction, total internal reflection, coupled oscillations, holography and …

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Apr 20

4th MPL Games Night

On Wednesday, the 5th of April, the hbarOMEGA Student Chapter and the EPS Young Minds Section Erlangen organized the fourth MPL Games Night, by now an annual tradition at our institute. For the first time it took place in the Light Lounge of our new building which turned out to be the perfect location for …

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