20.10.2020 Heisenberg-Fellows in Physics and Mathematics - Investigating dust

It is more than just dirt: dust influences the weather, the water cycle and the chemical composition of the atmosphere. Dr. Eric J. R. Parteli at the UDE is investigating how it moves and its ablation changes the earth's surface.

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27.07.2020 New confocal Raman microscope in the work group of Marika Schleberger

For the characterization of 2D materials, the research group of Prof. Dr. Marika Schleberger has purchased a setup that allows spatially resolved Raman measurements in correlation with photoluminescence and scanning probe microscopy. The setup will soon not only be used by researchers in the group, but also in collaborations and by students in advanced practical training.

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23.04.2020 New Publication About Vector Microscopy in SCIENCE Magazine

The duration of their snapshot relates to one second as one second relates to the age of the universe: In a joint collaboration with Australian Scientist Tim Davis and the Group around Harald Gießen from Stuttgart, Physicists from the Center for Nanointegration (CENIDE) at the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) have developed ultrafast vector microscopy as a way of determining electric fields on surfaces with high temporal and spatial resolution.

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16.04.2020 Science Publication on New Technology - Changing Material Properties by Stretching

Unlike ductile metals, oxides are ceramics, known to be brittle and unable to sustain large strains. An international team of scientists, including theoretical physicists from the UDE, were successful in achieving extreme strains of up to 8 percent in oxide membranes.

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Course of study in Physics (B.Sc. / M.Sc.)

Curriculum, course catalogue, module manual - all important information about your studies.

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Course of study in Energy Science

What are they doing? What is it all about? All important information about Energy Science studies.

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Course of study in Physics (Teaching Post)

  • for Elementary schools,
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  • for Comprehensive schools and business colleges.
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High School Students

There's a lot to try: freestyle-physics, nano-laboratory for high school students, trial studies, ...

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Physics courses in German and English

Two is better than one! From the third semester onwards, basic lectures will be held in German and additionally in English.

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Visiting our preliminary courses is recommendable before you start your studies properly.

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Mentoring helps everyone! All of our mentors can give good advice about your studies.

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At our faculty there is a number of research groups with different research priorities.

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Childcare room

The Faculty of Physics offers emergency child care for all faculty members and all CENIDE-members. If the regular daycare is closed, for instance, due to a strike or illness, care can be arranged in the childcare room. It is, however, not intended for foreseeable events such as holiday care or the like.

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