Department of Physics

The lecture series "Our Physics – Our Research" (OPhOR) was initiated in the winter semester 2016/17, where scientists from the Department of Physics and the Max Planck Institute for the science of light present their current research areas. This is particularly interesting for Bachelor students in ...

After two and a half years of Corona-related break, the Department of Physics celebrated the graduates of the academic years 2020 and 2021 on Friday, May 13, 2022. In the solemnly decorated lecture hall G of the Physikum, Prof. Dr. Kristina Giesel, Prof. Dr. Martin Eckstein and department spokesman ...

Are you interested in quantum optics and/or condensed matter physics? Do you want to study many-body quantum systems, complex matter systems, quantum cooperativity and the many interesting questions at the intersections of these topics in more detail? Are you an excellent prospective female M...

FAU scientist and H.E.S.S. team observe time-dependent particle acceleration outside our solar system for the first time Novae are powerful eruptions on the surface of a white dwarf in a binary star system, in which a larger star and a smaller star orbit each other. A nova creates a shock wave that...