Welcome to the CRC 1242 / SFB 1242

Welcome to the Collaborative Research Centre 1242 (Sonderforschungsbereich 1242) located at the Faculty of Physics and the Faculty of Chemistry

Non-Equilibrium Dynamics of Condensed Matter in the Time Domain

Non-equilibrium states can be created in condensed matter through ultrashort pulsed external stimuli such as light, pressure, electrical voltage or particles. This Collaborative Research Centre aims to achieve a material specific, microscopic understanding of such non-equilibrium states.To this end, new tools in experimental and theoretical physics will be developed to describe the time evolution from the moment of the stimulus to a state close to equilibrium in time and space.

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