Light and Matter

Projects on Light and Matter

Theory of physical systems at the interface between quantum optics and nanophysics:

Prof. Dr. Florian Marquardt

Ultrafast interactions of light fields with solids, photonics-based particle acceleration, quantum electron microscopy & microwave-based particle trapping:

Prof. Dr. Peter Hommelhoff

Surface Physics: Photoelectron spectroscopy excited by femtosecond laser sources:

Prof. Dr. Thomas Fauster

Light-induced complex structures in soft matter systems and photonic colloidal quasicrystals:

Prof. Dr. Michael Schmiedeberg

Prof. Dr. M. Alexander Schneider

Prof. Dr. Heiko B. Weber

Prof. Dr. Vojislav Krstic

Prof. Dr. Martin Eckstein

Collective phenomena of quantum many-body systems relevant for condensed matter physics, quantum optics, and quantum technologies:

Prof. Dr. Kai Phillip Schmidt

Prof. Dr. Sabine Maier

Prof. Dr. Stephan Götzinger

Prof. Dr. Nicolas Joly

Prof. Philip Russell, D.Phil., FRS

Prof. Dr. Vahid Sandoghdar

Prof. Dr. Joachim von Zanthier

Prof. Dr. Tobias Unruh

  • Working group: Professur für Nanomaterialcharakterisierung (Streumethoden) im Rahmen des Exzellenzclusters EAM (Prof. Dr. Unruh)
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Structural and crystallographic investigations of semiconductor materials and their synthesis for thin film photovoltaic applications :

Prof. Dr. Rainer Hock

Prof. Dr. Reinhard Neder

Prof. Dr. Janina Maultzsch

apl. Prof. Dr. Jürgen Ristein

apl. Prof. Dr. Martin Hundhausen

Simulation and design of optical systems; high precision measurement of phase and polarization of optical waves:

apl. Prof. Dr. Norbert Lindlein

Prof. Dr. Gisela Anton