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Condensed Matter Physics

Condensed matter physics is concerned with the understanding of the physical properties of solids and liquids, both naturally occurring and artificially produced.

The understanding of the macroscopic properties, for example, magnetism and electrical resistance, is based on a statistical description of an astronomically large number of atoms. Given the periodic table and the well-understood quantum mechanical description of the individual atoms, the number of combinations is infinite, which leaves plenty of room for discovering new fascinating phenomena.

Condensed matter physics is the foundation for many every-day technologies, ranging from hardening of steel to integrated microchips. Modern research in condensed matter physics takes place in both large scale x-ray and neutron scattering facilities, as well as in locally based laboratories, where quantum phenomena are being explored at temperatures near absolute zero. There is a vivid exchange between condensed matter and neighboring research areas, including biophysics, nanoscience, chemistry, optics, and quantum information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X-ray and Neutron Science

The X-ray and Neutron Science is a section with about 40 researchers, working closely to other sections at the Niels Bohr Institute, other institutes at the University of Copenhagen, X-ray and neutron facilities around the world, and a number of other international partners.

Experiment with soft materials

Our research is centered around the use of large-scale experimental facilities using X-rays and neutrons, including the new X-ray source MAX-IV and the coming neutron source ESS, located in Lund (S), but also home-lab facilities. With these sources, we study a wide range of hard, soft, and biological materials.

Our cross-disciplinary activities ranges from structural biophysics - where we study the structure of proteins under biological relevant conditions; biologically bound water in living cells and proteins; soft matter, such as lipid artificial cell membranes and complex polymer structure and dynamics –  to the understanding of  the complex quantum nature of materials, in particular magnets and superconductors.

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Condensed Matter Theory

Research in condensed matter systems addresses fundamental questions about the effective degrees of freedom in a quantum many-body system. These emergent quantum states, which are results of very complicated interacting systems, allow an often surprisingly simple description and understanding.

Calculations at the blackboard

We study quantum behavior of nanostructures and their applications in quantum transport devices, quantum information systems, as well as fundamental questions related to the properties of materials, such as exotic superconductors.

Our theoretical work is most often times driven by experimental findings and by attempts to predict new interesting phenomena. In particular, many of the group activities are done as part of the Center for Quantum Devices and in collaboration with other members of the Nano-ScienceCenter.

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Structural Food Physics and Soft Matter Self-Assembly

This group is affiliated with the Department of Food Science and the Niels Bohr Institute and is led by Associate Professor Jacob Kirkensgaard.

In general the research of the group is centered around mesoscale self-assembly and particularly the formation of geometrically and topologically complex structures in soft matter systems, both synthetic systems like block copolymers and amphiphilic molecules and from various food- and biological systems, for example photosynthetic membranes, milk/fat-based systems, oleogels and biomacromolecules like starch.

Read more about the Structural Food Physics and Soft Matter Self-Assembly group here >>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Als-Nielsen, Jens Emeritus +4528750425 E-mail
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Andresen, Bjarne Bøgeskov Associate Professor Emeritus +4535320470 E-mail
Ansaloni, Fabio External   E-mail
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Awoga, Oladunjoye Aina External Postdoc   E-mail
Baran, Virgil Guest Researcher   E-mail
Barclay, Abigail PhD Fellow +4535332285 E-mail
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Boateng, Benjamin IT Officer +4535326908 E-mail
Bojcic, Leon Attendant   E-mail
Breiø, Clara Neerup PhD Fellow +4535328380 E-mail
Brok, Erik Stieper External Researcher +4535337590 E-mail
Brovang, Bertram Seck PhD Fellow +4535325584 E-mail
Burrello, Michele Associate Professor +4591643544 E-mail
Carrad, Damon James External +4535325374 E-mail
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Chatterjee, Anasua Assistant Professor +4535335370 E-mail
Chavez-Garcia, Jose Manuel PhD Fellow +4535329231 E-mail
Christensen, Morten Holm Postdoc +4535321193 E-mail
Christensen, Rasmus Bjerregaard Academic Research Staff +4535334276 E-mail
Chung, Chia-Min External +4535325399 E-mail
Chung, Tsung-Lin PhD Fellow +4535324785 E-mail
Dahl, Anders Enevold PhD Fellow +4535334915 E-mail
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Danilenko, Alisa PhD Fellow +4535320872 E-mail
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Eichinger, Michaela PhD Fellow +4552824459 E-mail
Erlandsson, Oscar PhD Fellow +4535337995 E-mail
Estrada Saldana, Juan Carlos External +4535336046 E-mail
Feidenhans'l, Robert Krarup Professor +4528750397 E-mail
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Gawatz, Raffael No job title   E-mail
Geier, Max Postdoc +4535337349 E-mail
Grove-Rasmussen, Kasper Associate Professor +4521328615 E-mail
Gyenis, Andras Assistant Professor +4535327108 E-mail
Hastrup, Jacob Postdoc +4535323487 E-mail
Haugaard, Anders Braun External   E-mail
Hedegård, Per Professor +4528750435 E-mail
Henningsen, Jes Associate Professor Emeritus +4529411110 E-mail
Hermansen, Cecilie PhD Fellow +4535333485 E-mail
Holgaard, Ulrik Laurens Drejer Engineer +4529229694 E-mail
Holm-Dahlin, Sonja Postdoc +4528306064 E-mail
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Jallberg, Johanna Helena IT Officer +4535334160 E-mail
Jensen, Jens Associate Professor Emeritus +4523984007 E-mail
Jeppesen, Peter Krogstrup Professor +4526715191 E-mail
Jespersen, Thomas Sand No job title +4528570164 E-mail
Johnson, Erik Associate Professor Emeritus +4543997218 E-mail
Kallatt, Sangeeth Postdoc +4535330022 E-mail
Kamminga, Machteld Elizabeth Postdoc +4535335060 E-mail
Kang, Jung-hyun (Jordan) No job title +4535325200 E-mail
Khan, Sabbir A. External +4535336156 E-mail
Kirkensgaard, Jacob Judas Kain Associate Professor +4523746863 E-mail
Kjaergaard, Morten Assistant Professor +4535327019 E-mail
Kloster, Maren Elisabeth Engineer +4527292042 E-mail
Kocon, Dariusz Pawel Engineer   E-mail
Krighaar, Kristine Marie Løfgren PhD Student +4535323770 E-mail
Kuemmeth, Ferdinand Associate Professor +4521162657 E-mail
Lampadaris, Charalampos PhD Fellow +4535330181 E-mail
Lass, Jakob Guest Researcher   E-mail
Lawrie, William Iain Leonard Postdoc +4535327547 E-mail
Lefmann, Kim Professor +4529250476 E-mail
Lemming, Lars Research Technician. +4535336071 E-mail
Lenander, Emma Ynill PhD Student   E-mail
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Lindelof, Poul Erik Emeritus +4538283263 E-mail
Liu, Yu Assistant Professor +4535335502 E-mail
Lund, Malika Sofie Academic Officer +4528751057 E-mail
Lykkegaard, Magnus Rønne PhD Fellow +4535325583 E-mail
Maffi, Lorenzo Postdoc +4535325417 E-mail
Maiani, Andrea PhD Fellow +4535333796 E-mail
Marchevsky, Andrey External   E-mail
Marcus, Charles M. Professor +4520341181 E-mail
McNeil, Robert External +4529229580 E-mail
Michelsen, Gitte Research Secretary +4535320438 E-mail
Mitsutake, Hery Visitor   E-mail
Monteiro Ferreira Sousa Neves, M H Attendant OAO   E-mail
Mortensen, Kell Professor Emeritus +4535320464 E-mail
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Møller, Svend Krøjer PhD Fellow +4535320790 E-mail
Nagda, Gunjan Piyush PhD Student +4550654047 E-mail
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Nielsen, Henri Thyrrestrup Laboratory Coordinator +4529229721 E-mail
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Olsteins, Dags PhD Fellow +4535325223 E-mail
Paaske, Jens Associate Professor +4535320395 E-mail
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Pedersen, Martin Cramer Assistant Professor +4535334852 E-mail
Pöschl, Andreas Simon Postdoc +4535332212 E-mail
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Rasmussen, Finn Berg Associate Professor Emeritus   E-mail
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Røising, Henrik Schou Postdoc +4535324121 E-mail
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Schrade, Constantin Richard Assistant Professor +4535321461 E-mail
Schulenborg, Jens Postdoc +4535326268 E-mail
Sestoft, Joachim Elbeshausen PhD Fellow +4535326754 E-mail
Smith, Henrik Emeritus   E-mail
Souto, Ruben Seoane Postgraduate Clinical Associate Professor   E-mail
Stampfer, Lukas PhD Student   E-mail
Stathaki, Chrysoula Master Student   E-mail
Steffensen, Gorm Ole PhD Student +4535333804 E-mail
Sun, Zhenhai PhD Fellow +4535322224 E-mail
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