Faculty at the Physics Center

 

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Werner Bernreuther
Institute for Theoretical Particle Physics und Cosmology

Research Area

Theory of elementary particles, phenomenology of highly energetic particle reactions, particularly at the large hadron collider

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hendrik Bluhm
Institute of Physics II / JARA-Institute for Quantum Information
Quantum Technology Group

Research Area

Spinqubits, SQUIDs, mesoscopic scanning probe measurements (condensed matter)
Further Information

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michal Czakon
Institute for Theoretical Particle Physics und Cosmology

Research Area

Top-quark physics, infrared properties of gauge theories, parton showers with quantum effects
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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Volker Dohm emeritus
Institute for Theoretical Physics of Phase Transitions

Research Area

Theory of phase transitions, system independent commonalities at the critical point of different systems: universality and scale behavior. Theoretical description with field theory methods (renormalization group theroy) and lattice models
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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Martin Erdmann
Institute of Physics III A

Research Area

Particle and astro-particle physics at the highest energies with the CMS experiment at CERN and Pierre Auger in Argentia: search for new physical phenomena with top quarks, determination of extragalactic magnetic fields, development of graphic data analysis methods, radio detection of air showers
Further Information

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Lutz Feld
Institute of Physics I B

Research Area

Experimental particle physics with the CMS experiment at CERN, the search for physics beyond the standard model, development and construction of tracking detectors
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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jörg Fitter
Institute of Physics I A

Research Area

Experimental biophysics: single molecule technology, fluorescence spectroscopy and microscopy, studies on protein folding, relationships between structure and function, neutron spectroscopy
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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Henning Gast
Institute of Physics I B

Research Area

Experimental astroparticle physics, investigation of cosmic radiation with the AMS experiment on the International Space Station ISS; search for sources of gamma radiation, the highest energy possible, in the universe
Further Information

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gernot Güntherodt, retired
II. Institute of Physics A

Research Area

Nanomagnetism, spintronics, correlated electron systems
Further Information: Goals, RWTH-NanoClub and VISel

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Robert Harlander
Institute for Theoretical Particle Physics and Cosmology

Research Area


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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Fabian Hassler
Institute for Theoretical Quantum Information (IQI)

Research Area

Solid-State-Qubits, Spin-Qubits, Superconducting Qubits and Cavities, Majorana Qubits and Non-Abelian Anyons
Further Information

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Thomas Hebbeker
Institute of Physics III A

Research Area

Experimental elementary particle physics and astroparticle physics; the most important projects are the CMS experiment at the LHC particle collider at CERN and the AUGER observatory for measuring the most energetic cosmic radiation
Further Information: CMS and AUGER

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heidrun Heinke
Institute of Physics I A

Research Area

Physics pedagogy: development of experimental competence, didactic further development of physics lab courses (targeted lab courses, communication in labs, media use, evaluation of measurements and logs)
Further Information

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Carsten Honerkamp
Institute for Theoretical Solid State Physics (Theory C)

Research Area

Theoretical solid-state physics, correlated electrons, superconduction, renormalization group
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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Larissa Juschkin
Experimental Physics of Extreme Ultraviolet EUV

Research Area

Interaction of extreme ultraviolet, EUV, and soft x-ray radiation with matter, EUV sources, optics and wave propagation, EUV interference lithography, microscopy, reflectometry and scatterometry, applications in nanoelectronics, materials and life sciences
Further Information

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Uwe Klemradt
Institute of Physics II B, Experimental Physics of Condensed Matter Teaching and Research Area

Research Area

Investigation of structure and fluctuations using x-ray scattering and acoustic emission spectroscopy; transformations in shape memory alloys and polymers; structure determinatino of thin layers/films and nanoparticles

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Prof. Dr. Christoph Körber, Adjunct Professor
Institute of Physics III A

Research Area

Cryogenic biophysics (effect of low temperatures on biological systems): crystalization, "Gefrierschädigung," cryoconservation
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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michael Krämer
Institute for Theoretical Particle Physics und Cosmology

Research Area: physics beyond the Standard Model, in particular supersymmetry, Higgs physics and dark matter; philosophy of science
further Information

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hans-Jörg Kull
Institute for Theory of Statistical Physics

Research Area

Laser and plasma physics at high field intensities
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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Julien Lesgourgues
Institut für Theortische Teilchenphysik und Kosmologie

Research interests:

cosmological models, CMB physics and theory of Large Scale structure, physics of the early universe, particle cosmology (neutrinos, dark matter, other relics), Boltzmann codes (author of CLASS), model comparison with data, Bayesian inference

Publications

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Joachim Mayer
Central Facility for Electron Microscopy and Ernst Ruska-Centre

Research Area

High-resolution microscopy and spectroscopy with electrons, aberration-corrected transmission electron microscopy, applications in nanoelectronics, materials science and energy research
Further Information: GFE, ER-C

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Prof. Dr. Riccardo Mazzarello, Junior Professor
Institute for Theoretical Solid State Physics

Research Area

Computer-supported materials science and solid state physics

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Volker Meden
Institute for Theory of Statistical Physics

Research Area

Correlation effects in mesoscopic solid bodies

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Markus Morgenstern
Institute of Physics II B

Research Area

Scanning probe spectroscopy at low temperatures and in magnetic fields to better understand the electronic properties of various solid state systems at the atomic level
Further information on research
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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gero von Plessen
Institute of Physics I A

Research Area

Optical properties of metallic and dielectric nanostructures
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Dr. Oliver Pooth, Senior Lecturer
Institute of Physics III B

Research Area

Experimental elementary particle physics with the CMS detector, physics of top quarks, development and operaton of trace detectors

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jörg Pretz
Institute of Physics III B

Research Area

experimental particle physics, measurement of permanent electric dipole moments in colliders, spin structure of the nucelon

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Prof. Dr. Frank Raupach, Adjunct Professor
Institute of Physics I B

Research Area

Experimental particle physics, CMS experiment at the LHC

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Dr. Stefan Roth, Senior Lecturer
Institute of Physics III B

Research Area

Experimental neutrino physics and the development of drift chamber

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Stefan Schael
Institute of Physics I B

Research Area

Involvement in international research projects in experimental particle and astroparticle physics. Focus is on the development, design, and construction of new experiments and software development for data evaluation. The goal is to understand basic physical relationships. Current questions about dark matter are also at the focus of the research.
Further Information

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Sebastian Schmidt
Institute of Physics III B

Research Area

Theory of hadrons, symmetry breaking, electric dipole moment of the proton and of light weight nucleii, JARA-FAME
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Apl. Prof. Dr. Rudolf Schmitz
Institute for Theoretical Solid State Physics

Research Area

Statistical physics, hydrodynamics, mathematical methods

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Herbert Schoeller
Institute for Theory of Statistical Physics

Research Area

Transport via quantum dot, molecular electronics, spin electronics, dissipative quantum systems, Luttinger liquids, renormalization group methods

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Walter Selke im Ruhestand
Institute of Theoretical Physics of Phase Transitions

Research Area

Statistical physics and computational physics with applications, particularly regarding magnetic and surface properties
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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Achim Stahl
Institute of Physics III B

Research Area

Experimental particle physics with top quarks, tau-Leptons and neutrinos, detector development, spin-offs in medical physics
Further information: CMS, DoubleChooz, Grid, Radiation Therapy and TPC

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christoph Stampfer
Institute of Physics II A

Research Area

Experimental solid states physics with focus on fundamentals of nanoelectronics, graphene and other two-dimensional materials
Further Information

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Jun.-Prof. Dr. Jamie Tattersall
Institut für Theoretische Teilchenphysik und Kosmologie

research area

research is focused on LHC phenomenology, in particular the search for physics beyond the Standard Model, including Supersymmetry, Dark Matter and investigating the properties of the Higgs Boson.

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Thomas Taubner
Institute of Physics I A, Nano Optics and Metamaterial Teaching and Research Unit

Research Area

Near-field scanning optical microscopy (SNOM), innovative infrared-optical imaging and detection methods (e.g. with super lenses and optically resonant, metallic nanostructures)

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Barbara Terhal
Institute for Quantum Information

Research Area

Quantum information, quantum error correction, quantum complexity theory
Further Information

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Prof. Dr. David P. DiVincenzo
Institute for Quantum Information (IQI)

Research Area

The Institute has both theoretical and experimental directions. It functions within the larger research environment of condensed matter theory and experiment at the Department of Physics at RWTH Aachen. It is also closely tied to several departments, especially theoretical nanoelectronics at Forschungszentrum Juelich, under the umbrella of the Jülich-Aachen Research Alliance (JARA)
Further Information

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Stefan Wessel
Institute for Theoretical Solid State Physics

Research Area

Theoretical solid state physics, strongly correlated electrons, quantum magnetism, comptuer-supported physics
Further Information

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christopher Wiebusch
Institute of Physics III B

Research Area

Particle astrophysics: investigation of highly energetic, cosmic neutrino radiation to research the highly energetic processes in the universe and the particle physics properties of neutrinos
Further information: IceCube and DoubleChooz

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Priv.-Doz. Dr. Malgorzata Worek
Institute for Theoretical Particle Physics and Cosmology

Research interests:

Phenomenology of the Standard Model at Hadron Colliders, Monte Carlo simulations of physical processes,
Next-to-leading order QCD corrections to multi-particle processes, Efficient numerical evaluation of multi-particle final states, Matching of multi-leg amplitudes with parton showers

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Matthias Wuttig
Institute of Physics I A

Research Area

Physics of new materials: phase-change materials as future data storage, organic layers for optoelectronics, optical functional layers
Further Information: Institute I A, Vita, Publication list

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Alphabetical List

An alphabetical list of the professorships can be found here.