Collaborative Research Centers

Collaborative Research Centers are sponsored by the German Research Foundation (DFG). They are long-term research facilities at universities, set up to provide a place for scientists to work together in an interdisciplinary research program.

Currently funded Research Centers

CRC/TRR 270Hysteresis design of magnetic materials for efficient energy conversion

Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Oliver Gutfleisch
Materials Sciences
TU Darmstadt
Alarich-Weiss-Str. 16
64287 Darmstadt, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)6151 16-22150
Fax: +49 (0)6151 16-22145
Prof. Dr. Oliver Gutfleisch

Deputy: Prof. Dr. Michael Farle
Experimental Physics
University of Duisburg-Essen
Lotharstr. 1
47048 Duisburg, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)203 379-2075/2382
Fax: +49 (0)203 379-2098
Prof. Dr. Michael Farle

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SFB 1242Non-equilibrium dynamics of condensed matter in the time domain

Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Uwe Bovensiepen
Experimental Physics
University of Duisburg-Essen
Lotharstr. 1
47048 Duisburg, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)203 379-4566
Fax: +49 (0)203 379-4555
Prof. Dr. Uwe Bovensiepen

Deputy: Prof. Dr. Jürgen König
Theoretical Physics
University of Duisburg-Essen
Lotharstr. 1
47048 Duisburg, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)203 379-3329/3331
Fax: +49 (0)203 379-3665
Prof. Dr. Jürgen König

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CRC/TRR 247Heterogeneous Oxidation Catalysis in the liquid phase

Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Malte Behrens
Inorganic Chemistry
Faculty of Chemistry
University of Duisburg-Essen
Universitätsstr. 7
45141 Essen, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)201 183-3684
Prof. Dr. Malte Behrens

Deputy: Prof. Dr. Martin Muhler
Laboratory of Industrial Chemistry
Faculty of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Technical Chemistry
NBCF 04/691
44780 Bochum, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)234 32-28754
Fax: +49 (0)234 32-14115
Prof. Dr. Martin Muhler

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SFB 876Availability of information by analysis under resource constraint

Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Katharina Morik
Chair of Artificial Intelligence
Technical University of Dortmund
Department of Computer Science
Otto-Hahn-Str. 16
44227 Dortmund, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)231 755-5101
Fax: +49 (0)231 755-5105
Prof. Dr. Katharina Morik

Deputy: Prof. Dr. Peter Marwedel
Chair of Artificial Intelligence
Technical University of Dortmund
Department of Computer Science
Otto-Hahn-Str. 16
44227 Dortmund, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)231 755-6111
Fax: +49 (0)231 755-6116
Prof. Dr. Peter Marwedel

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SFB/TRR 80From Electronic Correlations to Functionality

Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Philipp Gegenwart
Chair of Experimental Physics VI
University of Augsburg
Institute of Physics
Universitätsstr. 1
86159 Augsburg, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)821 598-3650
Fax: +49 (0)821 598-3652
Prof. Dr. Philipp Gegenwart

Deputy: Prof. Dr. Christian Pfleiderer
Center for Strongly Correlated Electron Systems
Technical University of Munich
Fakulty of Physics
James-Franck-Straße 1
85748 Garching, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)89 289-14720
Prof. Dr. Christian Pfleiderer

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Expired Collaborative Research Centers

SFB 616Energy dissipation on surfaces

Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. M. Horn-von Hoegen
Experimental Physics
University of Duisburg-Essen
Lotharstr. 1
47048 Duisburg, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)203 379-1438
Fax: +49 (0)203 379-1555
Prof. Dr. Horn-von Hoegen

Deputy: Prof. Dr. Eckart Hasselbrink
Physical chemistry
University of Duisburg-Essen
45117 Essen, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)201 183-3056
Fax: +49 (0)201 183-3228
Prof. Dr. Eckart Hasselbrink

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SFB 445Nanoparticles from the gas phase - Origin, structure, properties

Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. A. Lorke
Faculty of Physics
University of Duisburg-Essen
Lotharstr. 1 / ME 245
47048 Duisburg, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)203 379-3264
Fax: +49 (0)203 379-2709
Prof. Dr. Axel Lorke

Deputy: Prof. Dr. M. Winterer
Institute for Combustion and Gas Dynamics
University of Duisburg-Essen
Lotharstr. 1 / MA 345
47048 Duisburg, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)203 379-4446
Fax: +49 (0)203 379-4453
Prof. Dr. Markus Winterer

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SFB 491Magnetic heteroscales: structure and electronic transport

Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. H. Zabel
Institute of Experimental Physics IV
Ruhr University Bochum
NB 4/131
44780 Bochum, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)234 32-23649
Fax: +49 (0)234 32-14173
Prof. Dr. Hartmut Zabel

Deputy: Prof. Dr. M. Farle
Faculty of Physics
University of Duisburg-Essen
Lotharstr. 1 / ME 347
47048 Duisburg, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)203 379-2075
Fax: +49 (0)203 379-2098
Prof. Dr. Michael Farle

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SFB/TR 12Symmetries and Universality in Mesoscopic Systems

Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Alexander Altland
Phone: +49 (0)221 470-4219
Fax: +49 (0)221 470-5159
Prof. Dr. Alexander Altland

Deputy: Prof. Dr. Martin Zirnbauer
Phone: +49 (0)221 470-4302
Fax: +49 (0)221 470-5159
Prof. Dr. Martin Zirnbauer

Deputy: Prof. Dr. Thomas Guhr
Phone: +49 (0)203 379-4730
Fax: +49 (0)203 379-4732
Prof. Dr. Thomas Guhr

Deputy: Prof. Dr. Alan Huckleberry
Phone: +49 (0)234 322-3326
Fax: +49 (0)234 321-4498
Prof. Dr. Alan Huckleberry