Atomic Physics division

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The Atomic Physics division

The division performs fundamental experimental and theoretical research on inherent properties of atomic systems and on atomic collision processes in the broad sense. The experiments are mostly carried out at the DESIREE facility at the Department of Physics, a very powerful facility for different types of experiments with ions from atoms, molecules and clusters at low temperatures. We also study antihydrogen and interactions between atoms and electromagnetic radiation on extremely short time scales (attoseconds). Our activities are connected to nearby fields of research, in particular to astrophysics but also to atmospheric sciences and biophysics on a molecular level.

PhD student in Experimental atomic and molecular physics

This PhD position is one of two positions announced now for carrying out research at the DESIREE facility at the Department of Physics. Ref. No. SU FV-1362-20, closing date: 23 April 2020.

PhD student in Atomic and Molecular Physics

This PhD position is one of two positions announced now for carrying out research at the DESIREE facility at the Department of Physics. Ref. No. SU FV-1361-20, closing date: 23 April 2020.

PhD student in Physics towards theoretical activity

This position is called "open", meaning that the succesful candidate may choose research division at the department freely. Ref. No. SU FV-1356-20, closing date: 23 April 2020.

PhD student in Physics directed towards Experimental Activity

This position is called "open", meaning that the succesful candidate may choose research division at the department freely. Ref. No. SU FV-1355-20, closing date: 23 April 2020.

Postdoctoral scholarship in artificial photosynthesis using charged microdroplets

The Department of Physics have a postdoctoral fellowship beginning fall 2020 for an outstanding individual for experimental studies in the area of artificial photosynthesis using charged microdroplets. Ref. No. SU-402-2.1.9-0035-20, closing date: 1 June 2020.

Postdoctoral scholarship in spectroscopy of flavin ions

and complexes in the gas phase with applications to artificial photosynthesis. Ref. No. SU-402-2.1.9-0036-20, closing date: 1 June 2020.

Research Divisions

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Atomic Physics division

Head of division

Henning Schmidt
Room C4:3015
Tel: +46 (0)8 5537 8643
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