# Fields of Research

Overview of the institutes' main scientific focus

##### Physics Department

- Institute of Physics (1) (Prof. Dressel)

Condensed Matter Physics, Quantum Matter, Low-Dimensional and Correlated Electron Systems; Optical Spectroscopy, Electrodynamic Properties, Quantum Magnetism - Institute of Physics (2)

Biophysics, cell mechanics, active matter, bio-polymers - Institute of Physics (3) (Prof. Wrachtrup)

Solid State Quantum Spintronics, Quantum Optics, Quantum Information Processing, Quantum Technology - Institute of Physics (4) (Prof. Giessen)

Plasmonics, Metamaterials, Nanooptics, Sensors, 3D printed Microoptics, Ultrafast Spectroscopy, Widely Tunable Ultrafast Laser Sources, High-power near- mid IR generation, Rydberg Exciton Quantum Systems, Integrated Quantum Technology - Institute of Physics (4) (Jun. Prof. Weiss)

Plasmonics, Nanophotonics, Chirality, Nonlinear optics, Resonant State Expansion - Institute of Physics (4) (Jun. Prof. Kaiser)

Ultrafast Solid State Spectroscopy, Optical Control of Quantum Materials, Non-Equilibrium Quantum Many Body Dynamics, Nanooptics - Institute of Physics (5) (Prof. Pfau)

Dipolar Quantum Gases and Liquids, Interacting Rydberg atoms and molecules, Ultracold molecules and ions, Quantum enhanced sensors, Hybrid integrated photonic circuits

##### Institute of Theoretical Physics

- Institute of Theoretical Physics I (Prof. Lutz)

Nonlinear dynamics in semiclassics and quantum theory; quantum chaos; quantum field theory in extreme magnetic fields; quantum computing; quantum measuring process - Institute of Theoretical Physics II (Prof. Seifert)

Statistical physics of non-equilibrium systems; stochastic thermodynamics; efficiency and precision in micro- and nano-systems; molecular motors; biochemical and oscillating networks, thermodynamics of information processing - Institute of Theoretical Physics III (Prof. Büchler)

Quantum many-body theory of strongly interacting quantum systems; quantum optics; theoretical description of atomic and molecular cold gases; strong interaction between light and matter interaction in the few photon regime - Institute of Theoretical Physics IV (Prof. Dietrich)

Theory of inhomogeneous condensed matter: wetting and nanofluidics; capillary forces; critical phenomena; collective dynamics in inhomogeneous systems; active matter; soft matter atinterfaces, ionic fluids and liquid crystals

##### Institute for Computational Physics

- Prof. Dr. C. Holm

Theory and Simulations of charged and magnetic soft matter, dynamics and transport in complex fluids, method development for efficient calculations for long ranged and hydrodynamic interactions - Jun. Prof. Dr. M. Fyta

Theory and Simulations of charged and magnetic soft matter, dynamics and transport in complex fluids, method development for efficient calculations for long ranged and hydrodynamic interactions Condensed-Matter Physics, Material Physics, Biophysics, Computational Physics

##### Institute of Semiconductor Optics and Functional Interfaces

- Prof. Dr. P. Michler

Semiconductor optics; semiconductor epitaxy; photonic quantum technologies; nuclear solid-state physics

##### Institute for Functional Matter and Quantum Technologies

- Institute for Theory of Condensed Matter (Prof. Daghofer)

Condensed-Matter Theory; strongly correlated electron systems; quantum magnetism; theory for quantum materials - Institute for Experimental Physics I (Prof. Loth)

Atomic-scale physics, ultrafast charge and spin dynamics on surfaces, atom-by-atom construction of quantum magnets, Scanning probe microscopy, Solid State Physics, Surface Science, Magnetism - Integrated Quantum Optics (Prof. Barz)

Integrated quantum optics; Quantum information; Quantum networks, Integrated photonics - Institute for Experimental Physics III (Prof. Takagi)