Concise Profile of Research AreasBiophotonics (W. Parak): New nano- and micro-systems and their applications in a wide variety of fields such as medicine, biology and electronics devices.
Experimental Semiconductor Physics (M.Koch, W. Heimbrodt, W. Stolz, K. Volz): Electronic and optical properties of novel semiconductor lasers, semiconductor nanostructures, lasers, and light emitting diodes; ultra fast spectroscopy, spintronics.
Theoretical Semiconductor Physics (S. Koch, M. Kira): Microscopic theory of electronic and optical properties of semiconductors, nanostructures, semiconductor lasers, quantum optical effects, photonic crystals
Surface Physics (U. Höfer, P. Jakob, H. Jänsch): Diffusion of adsorbates, dynamics of adsorption and desorption as well as electronic excitations at metal and semiconductor surfaces in ultra high vacuum.
Quantum Chaos (H.-J. Stöckmann): Quantum mechanical problems studied with the help of classical electromagnetic waves.
Many Particle Physics (F. Gebhard, R. Noack, S. Baranovski): Development of analytical and numerical methods for the treatment of many particle problems, application of these methods to materials science.
Outstanding Characteristics of our Research
Graduate courses of lectures funded by the DFG:
in collaboration with the Department of Chemistry and the Structure and Technology Research Laboratory
- Electron – Electron Interactions in Solids (in collaboration with TU Budapest and the Hungarian Academy of Science)
Research groups funded by the DFG:
Participation in the following cooperative projects:
Funded by the DFG:
- Dynamics of electron transfer processes at interfaces
- Semiconductor and metal clusters as building blocks for organized structures
- Nanowires and nanotubes: from controlled synthesis to function
- Quantumoptical Spectroscopy of Semiconductor Nanostructures
- Collaborative Research: Materials World Network: III-V Bismide Materials for IR and Mid-IR Semiconductors
Funded by the BMBF:
- NanoQuit: Nano-electronic semiconductor structures for quantum information technology
- Spin electronics and spin opto-electronics in semiconductors
Funded by the European Union:
- EU-FP7 BIANCHO: Bismide and Nitride components for high temperature operation