The Department of Physics belongs to the Faculty of Science and Technology at Umeå University.
At present about 100 people work at the new Department of Physics, professors, lecturers, researchers, guest professors, postdocs, doctoral students, and technical and administrative staff.
We carry out research and research education in various fields, for example in optical physics, nonlinear physics, plasma physics, general relativity, condensed matter physics and nanotechnology, photonics, biological physics, complex networks, space physics and physics education.
Space physicists at Umeå University develop measuring instruments for the spaceship Comet Interceptor.
Kempe Foundations grants SEK 700,000 to world-class spectrophotometer for the Department of Physics.
Physicist shows laser generated twin-electron and x-ray beams for filming electron motion in matter.