# Ph.D. Program

Research Areas (T=Theory, E=Experiment)

- Condensed Matter Physics
- Electronic and magnetic properties of metals and alloys (T+E)
- Nanoscopic and mesoscopic systems, Systems of low dimensionality (T+E)
- X-ray structural studies of solids, liquid interfaces and monolayers, X-ray spectroscopy (E)
- Magnetic and transport properties of superconductors (T+E)
- Magnetic metals with strong electronic interactions (T+E)
- Physics of semiconductors (E)

- Optics and Spectroscopy
- Photophysics and molecular spectroscopy, Medical Physics (E)
- Interaction of light with tissue, Chemical Reaction Kinetics (T)
- Nonlinear Optics and Optics of disordered systems (E)
- Propagation of waves in disordered media (T)
- Synchronization and communication via networks of lasers and chaotic lasers (T+E)
- Quantum optics, measurement of quantum properties in interactions of light and matter, Precision spectroscopy (E)
- Experimental physics of degenerate quantum gasses, Bose condensation and degenerate Fermi gasses (E)

- Statistical Mechanics and Quantum Mechanics
- Classical and Quantum Hamiltonian chaos (T)
- Statistical mechanics and fractals and applications to biology and medicine (T)
- Dynamics of complex systems (T)
- Neural networks and learning algorithms (T)
- Statistical physics of nonequilibrium systems (T+E)
- Statistical mechanics of polymers and complex fluids (T+E)
- Computational physics and simulations (T)

- Medical Physics and Biophysics
- Biophysics of membranes (E)
- Fluorescence methods of tumor detection (E)
- Early diagnosis of cancer (E)
- Models of DNA and Biopolymers (T)
- Optical imaging of the organization of chromosomes in cell nuclei (E)
- Interaction of single DNA molecules with proteins (E)

- Geophysics
- Geophysical hydrodynamics (T)
- Remote sensing via microwaves (T+E)