Department of Physics and Materials Science

The Department of Physics and Materials Science consists of fourteen groups working on a wide range of problems from physics of solid-state, liquid crystals, or living matter, to non-equilibrium thermodynamics, processes in solar cells, quantum mechanical effects, data science, and machine learning. The joint efforts of experimental and theoretical groups result in breakthrough discoveries published in top-level international journals, multiple prestigious EU, ERC and FNR grants, and total external funding of over 6 million Euro per year. The international community of scientists and students, representing all parts of the world creates a unique, friendly, and open-minded environment for research, allowing us to integrate into a multifaceted department both scientifically and culturally. A wide network of collaborations throughout the world opens nearly unlimited possibilities for the advancement of scientific careers.

Physics and material research unit

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