Physikalisches Institut
Color meets Flavor
New Cluster initiative at the University of Bonn
Inauguration ring laser gyroscopes
Thu, Feb 1, 2024
Christmas Physics Show 2023
Physikalisches Institut
Color meets Flavor
Inauguration ring laser gyroscopes
Christmas Physics Show 2023

Physikalisches Institut of University of Bonn

The Physikalisches Institut was built from 1911 to 1913. Heinrich Kayser, Heinrich Konen, Christian Füchtbauer and Wolfgang Paul, among others, taught here. The Physics Institute conducts research in a wide variety of fields and is also a center for teaching. Students are taught the basics of physics and can expand and deepen their knowledge in further courses of study.

News and Events
"Color meets Flavor" enters the next round

The cluster initiative “Color meets Flavor“ – Search for new phenomena in strong and weak interactions was given the green light to apply for funding as part of the Excellence Initiative of the German government and federal states. The German Research Foundation and the German Council of Science and Humanities made the announcement earlier today.

Inauguration of the ring laser gyroscopes

Prof. Dr. Simon Stellmer's Quantum Metrology research group celebrates the inauguration of the ring laser experiments on Thursday, February 1 from 13:00.

Master Colloquium: Study of TID Radiation Effects and Characte...
FTD
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
"Master Colloquium: Study of TID Radiation Effects and Characterization of the ITkPixV2 Readout Chip for the ATLAS ITk Pixel Detector Upgrade" - Für weitere ...
Women* in Physics Bonn: Informal meeting with potluck (aimed ...
PI
05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
"Informal meeting with potluck (aimed at Women* in Physics Bonn)" - Für weitere Angaben folgen Sie dem Link in der Kategorie "Weitere Informationen". For ...
Women* in Physics Bonn: FEMTEA-MEETING
Wegelerstr. 10, 53115 ...
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
"FEMTEA-MEETING" - Für weitere Angaben folgen Sie dem Link in der Kategorie "Weitere Informationen". For further details, follow the link in the "Additional ...

About us

An international team of scientists and students is involved in research and teaching at the Physikalisches Institut. Technical and administrative staff create the conditions for successful operation in all areas of work.

Eine Wissenschaftlerin und ein Wissenschaftler arbeiten hinter einer Glasfassade und mischen Chemikalien mit Großgeräten.
© Daniel Jacobi / Universität Bonn

Institute

Click on the link below to get an overview of the
facilities of the institute. On the page you will also find the contact persons for different
areas as well as further information.

Eine Wissenschaftlerin und ein Wissenschaftler arbeiten hinter einer Glasfassade und mischen Chemikalien mit Großgeräten.
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Members

More than 250 people work together at the Physikalisches Institut. Find out who we are!

Eine Wissenschaftlerin und ein Wissenschaftler arbeiten hinter einer Glasfassade und mischen Chemikalien mit Großgeräten.
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Policies for Protection Against Sexualized Discrimination and Violence

Sexualized discrimination and violence are not tolerated at the Physikalisches Institut. A respectful and trusting as well as non-discriminatory cooperation of all members, relatives and guests is a matter of course for the University of Bonn.

Research

At the Physics Institute, research is conducted in a wide variety of fields. Various research facilities are available for this purpose, including the university's own ELSA accelerator facility. The broad-based research entails a large number of offers for students.

Eine Wissenschaftlerin und ein Wissenschaftler arbeiten hinter einer Glasfassade und mischen Chemikalien mit Großgeräten.
© Dominik Köhler / Universität Bonn

Research Focus

At the Physics Institute, research is conducted in the main areas of particle physics, condensed matter and photonics, and accelerator physics

Eine Wissenschaftlerin und ein Wissenschaftler arbeiten hinter einer Glasfassade und mischen Chemikalien mit Großgeräten.
© Volker Lannert / Universität Bonn

Research Groups

The Physics Institute has many different research groups working in the various focus areas.

Eine Wissenschaftlerin und ein Wissenschaftler arbeiten hinter einer Glasfassade und mischen Chemikalien mit Großgeräten.
© Volker Lannert / Universität Bonn

Research Facilities

The Physics Institute houses a variety of facilities from a wide range of research areas. 

The Department of Physics and Astronomy

The Department of Physics and Astronomy consists of the Physikalisches Institut, the Helmholtz Institute for Radiation and Nuclear Physics, the Institute for Applied Physics and the Argelander Institute for Astronomy. The physicists of these four institutions jointly design and conduct a broad program of offerings for students, researchers, as well as for young people and the general public.

Startseite-Studium
© Fynn Schubert / Universität Bonn

About studying physics

In the various courses of study, the fundamentals of experimental and theoretical physics are taught and comprehensively deepened.

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© Highlights der Physik / Offer

Outreach activities

Various events in the field of public relations offer a broad audience an insight into the world of physics.

Wolfgang-Paul-Lecture

Wolfgang Paul was professor of physics at Physikalisches Institut of University of Bonn from 1952 to 1993. In remembrance of Wolfgang Paul highly distinguished physicists are regularly invited to give the Wolfgang Paul Lecture at the institute. This lecture series is made possible by the Wolfgang Paul foundation which was generously supported by himself with half of his Nobel Prize money.

Contact

Institute Director

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Prof. Dr. Jochen Dingfelder

2.012

Nußallee 12

53115 Bonn

Office

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Jacqueline Weigelt

+49 228 73 2341

+49 228 73 7869

1.040

Nußallee 12

53115 Bonn

Institute Manager

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Dr. Ulrich Blum

1.002

Nußallee 12

53115 Bonn

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