Department of Physics

Consortium from Erlangen receives roughly 3 million euros from the Free State of Bavaria In recognition of our outstanding expertise in quantum research: a consortium consisting of eleven researchers from Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) will receive roughly three million eur...

Start of new ARIADNE programme rounds: Female students and young scientists from the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Sciences can now apply for admission to a new round of the career mentoring programme ARIADNETechNat. The two qualification-specific programme lines will start in parallel i...

The Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) 1452 – “Catalysis at liquid interfaces” is offering an Equal Opportunities Fellowship for pursuing a Master’s Degree at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg. Eligible are international female applicants to one of the CRC-related maste...

How fast does a diode actually work? If it is operated under ideal conditions, it can be recharged up to 2 trillion times per second - until now, it has not been possible to go faster in conventional high-frequency circuits. Using a physical trick, a research team from Friedrich-Alexander-Universitä...

Physicist Prof. Dirk Englund has been selected for the most prestigious international research prize in Germany It is the ninth Humboldt Professorship for Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) and the sixth in a row for the University: physicist Prof. Dirk Englund has been selecte...