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The Department of Physics

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.


Read more about our education here.

Our research
Our research

Information about our research at the Department of Physics.

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Collaborate with us

Collaborate with us i many different ways.

About the department
About the department

You will find more information about the Department of Physics here.

Events and News

Elegant generation of multiple beams for filming electron motion
Published: 26 Feb, 2019

Physicist shows laser generated twin-electron and x-ray beams for filming electron motion in matter.

New possibilities for light-emitting plastics with patterned light
Published: 12 Feb, 2019

Mattias Lindh shows that the thickness of ultra-thin light-emitting plastics is important for brightness.

Design-Build-Test course - future engineers solve future problems
Published: 17 Jan, 2019

The engineering students from the Design-Build-Test course presented the innovative outcome of their projects