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.