Department of Physics

NOMAD CAMELS is a new open-source software developed at the Chair of Applied Physics that generates future-oriented research data in line with the FAIR principles in a simple way during experiments. FAIR stands for Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable, which are key criteria for the subs...

Category: Forschung

"Mach dir einen Kopf! (Make up your mind!)" - this is the motto of this year's "Jugend forscht"  and "Schüler experimentieren" competitions. On February 27 and 28, 2024, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) will host the regional competition in Middle Franconia for the first time...

Category: Veranstaltungen

Star corpses, jets of matter and white dwarfs Supernova remnants, black holes, neutron stars and the hot interstellar gas of the Milky Way and other galaxies - the sky is full of sources that emit X-rays. Researchers at the Dr. Karl Remeis Observatory - Astronomical Institute of the Erlangen Centre...

Category: Forschung

Johannes Bartl investigates the behavior of emperor penguins Johannes Bartl is a physics doctoral student at FAU and a member of a team that uses high-resolution cameras to study emperor penguins and their behavior. Their habitat is under severe threat due to climate change: if the ice at the South...

Category: Allgemein

Physicists at MPL and FAU develop novel concept for detecting chiral molecules In contrast to conventional mirrors, light can be reflected on surfaces known as meta surfaces without changing its polarization. This has now been proven by physicists at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnber...

Category: Allgemein, Forschung