Physics Condensed_Matter/Organizations

  • Ab-Initio Research Group at MIT - headed by Prof. J. D. Joannopoulos
  • American Physical Society: Division of Condensed Matter Physics - The division of the APS dedicated to condensed matter physics. Activities include the award of fellowships and prizes, and the publication of a newsletter for the community.
  • Ames Laboratory: Condensed Matter Physics Group - Description of research and publications bibliography.
  • Argonne National Laboratory: Materials Theory Institute - Aims to attract leading talents in the field of condensed matter physics for collaborative work closely related to Argonne’s experimental and theoretical projects.
  • Arizona State University: Ion Beam Analysis Laboratory (IBeAM) - Uses MeV ion beams to measure the compositional and structural properties of materials. Performs Rutherford Backscattering (RBS) and Proton-Induced X-ray Emission (PIXE) tests on a variety of samples.
  • Birmingham University: Research in Oxide Physics - The programme is a collaboration of experimental and theoretical physicists working on the behaviour of correlated electrons in oxide materials. Based in the School of Physics and Astronomy at Birmingham University, United Kingdom. Materials of interest include the high temperature cuprate superconductors, non-Fermi liquid physics near quantum critical points, unconventional superconductivity in the ruthanates and heavy fermion behaviour in lithium vanadate.
  • Brookhaven National Laboratory: Nanoscience - Several different beamlines are suitable for use in materials research.
  • Cornell University: Organic Optoelectronics - Organic Optoelectronics Research at Cornell University
  • The Egyptian Society of Solid State Science and Applications - A non-profit organization which brings together scientists to share findings in the research and development of new materials of technological and scientific importance.
  • EMIT Network Homepage - Provides Information about the EMIT Network and Scanning Probe Microscopy in general.
  • GSI Materials Research - Heavy ion accelerator applied to basic solid state research and engineering.
  • IGARC: Materials Science Division - was established in 1973 at the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam (India) as a part of a multidisciplinary research and developmental programme on basic research in condensed matter and materials science.
  • Institute of Condensed Matter E-Print Server - National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
  • Institute of Mathematical Problems of Biology: Quantum-mechanical systems - The Institute, part of the Russian Academy of Sciences, works on long-range electron transfer in DNA and proteins, bipolarons, and the dynamics of a crystal lattice with defects.
  • International Centre of Condensed Matter Physics - University of Brasilia. Scientific events on frontier topics of Condensed Matter Physics.
  • Ioffe Institute - One of Russia's largest institutions for research in physics and technology with a wide variety of operating projects.
  • Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute: Shaped Crystals Growth Group - Research in the shaped crystals growth. Main interest is a Sapphire shaped crystals growth: sapphire tubes, rods, and ribbons. For optics, mechanics, medicine and other applications.
  • Low Temperatures Laboratory, Bariloche - This site is the homepage of the research group on Low Temperatures Physics (superconductivity, magnetism, strongly correlated systems, mesoscopic systems) of the Centro Atómico Bariloche
  • Magnetic Molecules and Molecular Magnetic Clusters - Leading fundamental research effort in to magnetic molecules and molecular magnetic clusters at Ames Laboratory is paving the way for nanotechnology use of these fascinating and remarkable materials.
  • Nanoelectronics Laboratory - Research and development at Utah State University, Logan.
  • National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine - Institute for Condensed Matter Physics.
  • NCSA Condensed Matter Physics - The group develops software for simulations of quantum many-body systems such as superfluids, clusters, liquids and solids.
  • Neutron Scattering Society of America - A forum to discuss scientific issues, major facilities and instrumentation needed for world-class research in neutron scattering. The main goal of the Society is to stimulate, promote and broaden the use of neutron scattering in science, engineering and technology. The unique characteristics of the neutron as a probe of condensed matter has transformed much of our fundamental understanding of the physics and chemistry of materials.
  • Norsam Technologies - Information on nano-scale research, development and production applications using focused ion beam and other technologies for archival data storage, MEMS, micromachining and semiconductor applications.
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory: High Flux Isotope Reactor - The neutron scattering facilities of the high flux research reactor are available for outside users on problems of scientific merit. Although the main purpose of the HFIR is to produce transplutonium elements for use in industry, medicine and research, the reactor's extremely high flux also makes it a source of neutrons for condensed matter investigations.
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Theory Group - Metals and Ceramics Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The theory group uses the fundamental laws of physics to calculate and study the properties of materials.
  • Paul Scherrer Laboratory: Department for Condensed Matter Research - Large Facilities in Switzerland for the study of solid and liquid condensed matter with Neutron and Muons beams.
  • Quantum physics laboratory - Experimental Fundamental research on strongly correlated electronic systems. Interplay between magnetism and superconductivty. Heat transport, tunneling, and josephson junctions. Scanning probe microscopy.
  • Queen Mary University of London: Molecular and Materials Physics Group - Members, research details, studentships, seminars, industrial links.
  • RealityGrid - "Moving the bottleneck out of the hardware and back into the human mind": aims to grid-enable the realistic modelling and simulation of complex condensed matter structures at the meso and nanoscale levels as well as the discovery of new materials.
  • Research Network on High Knowledge Content Materials - Research Network on new materials for optical datastorage, interesting for holographic data storage in 3 dimensions with capacities up to TByte/cm2. We are performing basic research and encourage industrial parnters to join our network.
  • Rice University Condensed Matter Theory - Peter Nordlander's group investigates non-equilibrium processes in mesoscopic systems and on surfaces focus on many-electron effects. Qimiao Si specializes in the theory of strongly correlated electron systems emphasis on non-Fermi liquid behavior. projects: quantum dot, Kondo, nanoparticles, high temperature superconductors
  • Royal Institute of Technology: Solid State Electronics - The Solid State Electronics laboratory at the Swedish Royal Institute of Technology performs research in the fields of semiconductors and their application. Research topics include different analysis techniques as well as implementation into processing and manufacturing.
  • Sensor Group - Activity, publications, facilities. Located in P.S.M. - C.N.R. in Rome, Italy. Research includes humidity and chemical sensors.
  • STREAM - A European project - The STREAM project is funded by the European Community and deals with high resolution strain measurements and its application to sub-micron microelectronic devices, althoug applicable to any crystalline materials.
  • Surfaces, Thin Films, Multilayers - Magnetic properties of nano structures by Conversion Electron Moessbauer Spectroscopy - CEMS. Department of solid state Physics, Krakow, Poland.
  • Timisoara Condensed Matter Research Institute - crystal growth, fundamental research, nanoparticles, LMA x-ray and IR spectrometry, ferrofluids, plasma physics, electronic microscopy, thin layer deposition, quartz, sensors
  • University of Basel: Physics Department - Condensed Matter Group
  • University of Birmingham: Theoretical Physics Research Group - Members, research interests, publications, lectures, seminars and external links.
  • University of Cambridge: Cavendish Laboratory - Microstructural Physics - Details about group members, overview of research, publications listing, and current projects. Also features information about the superSTEM project.
  • University of Cambridge: Cavendish Laboratory - Theory of Condensed Matter - These pages contain information on the research interests, members and publications of the group.
  • University of Erlangen: Lehrstuhl für Festkörperphysik - Surface physics, LEED, two-photon photoemission. German and english.
  • University of Twente: Complex Photonic Systems - Various aspects of condensed matter are being investigated by optical methods. The research is aimed at static and dynamic properties of complex micromatter, including strongly scattering photonic matter, photonic band gap materials, complex fluids and biologically-inspired membrane systems.
  • Washington University: Nanoscience and thin film science - The group is based in the Physics department at Washington University in St. Louis. Activities include research in condensed-matter and materials physics with applications in nanoscience, nanotechnology and thin film growth. Typical areas of relevance are magnetic nanostructures, nanostructured titania photocatalysts, ion beam modification of materials and practical ways to create desired nanostructures using directed self-assembly.

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