Ph.D. Program

Research Areas (T=Theory, E=Experiment)

  1. Condensed Matter Physics
    1. Electronic and magnetic properties of metals and alloys (T+E)
    2. Nanoscopic and mesoscopic systems, Systems of low dimensionality (T+E)
    3. X-ray structural studies of solids, liquid interfaces and monolayers, X-ray spectroscopy (E)
    4. Magnetic and transport properties of superconductors (T+E)
    5. Magnetic metals with strong electronic interactions (T+E)
    6. Physics of semiconductors (E)
  2. Optics and Spectroscopy
    1. Photophysics and molecular spectroscopy, Medical Physics (E)
    2. Interaction of light with tissue, Chemical Reaction Kinetics (T)
    3. Nonlinear Optics and Optics of disordered systems (E)
    4. Propagation of waves in disordered media (T)
    5. Synchronization and communication via networks of lasers and chaotic lasers (T+E)
    6. Quantum optics, measurement of quantum properties in interactions of light and matter, Precision spectroscopy (E)
    7. Experimental physics of degenerate quantum gasses, Bose condensation and degenerate Fermi gasses (E)
  3. Statistical Mechanics and Quantum Mechanics
    1. Classical and Quantum Hamiltonian chaos (T)
    2. Statistical mechanics and fractals and applications to biology and medicine (T)
    3. Dynamics of complex systems (T)
    4. Neural networks and learning algorithms (T)
    5. Statistical physics of nonequilibrium systems (T+E)
    6. Statistical mechanics of polymers and complex fluids (T+E)
    7. Computational physics and simulations (T)
  4. Medical Physics and Biophysics
    1. Biophysics of membranes (E)
    2. Fluorescence methods of tumor detection (E)
    3. Early diagnosis of cancer (E)
    4. Models of DNA and Biopolymers (T)
    5. Optical imaging of the organization of chromosomes in cell nuclei (E)
    6. Interaction of single DNA molecules with proteins (E)
  5. Geophysics
    1. Geophysical hydrodynamics (T)
    2. Remote sensing via microwaves (T+E)

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