Heidelberg University

Research Profile

Research Overview

The following areas of physics are covered by the HGSFP:
A) Fundamental interactions and cosmology
B) Quantum dynamics and complex quantum systems
C) Astronomy and cosmic physics
D) Complex classical systems
E) Environmental Physics
F) Mathematical Physics ... read more.
Astronomy and Cosmology

Astronomy and Cosmic Physics

The various research groups in Astronomy and Cosmic Physics examine the many different aspects of stars, planets, galaxies and the intergalactic medium. ... read more.
Complex Quantum Systems

Quantum Dynamics and Complex Quantum Systems

Non-linear, non-perturbative phenomena are in the focus of the research groups studying complex quantum systems. ... read more.
Particles and Interactions

Fundamental Interactions and Cosmology

Research in theoretical and experimental particle physics addresses major experiments worldwide, for example at CERN and GSI. ... read more.
Complex classical systems

Complex classical systems

Neuromorphic hardware, multiscale modelling, active and growing systems, hydrodynamics and reactive flows are some of the research areas in which classical complex systems are studied at Heidelberg. ... read more.

Environmental Physics

The Institute of Environmental Physics uses and develops advanced experimental methods as well as modeling to study physical processes and interactions in Earth's climate system and its compartments. ... read more.
Mathematical Physics

Mathematical Physics

Systems with many degrees of freedom, the renormalization group and string theory are studied in the research groups in Heidelberg ... read more.