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Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research

  The Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research (MPI-FKF) is part of the Max Planck Society which operates 80 research facilities in Germany. It is a research institute located in Büsnau which is part of Stuttgart, Germany.

  • Nobel Prize laureates: Klaus von Klitzing (Physics, 1985);
  • Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize laureats Martin Jansen (1990), Arndt Simon (1990)and Klaus Kern (2008)


The institute was founded june 1969. It moved from provisional buildings into the new built institute in september 1975. Shortly after being appointed to the institute Klaus von Klitzing reveived the Noble prize in physics in 1985.

Degree programme

  • The MPI for Solid State Research offers the PhD programme, International Max-Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Advanced Materials, together with the Max Planck Institute for Metals Research and the University of Stuttgart.

Directors of the Institute

  • Ole Krogh Andersen
  • Martin Jansen
  • Bernhard Keimer
  • Klaus Kern
  • Klaus von Klitzing
  • Joachim Maier
  • Walter Metzner
  • Arndt Simon

Coordinates: 48°44′48″N, 9°4′51″E

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