The Division of Solid State Physics at Lund University engages in research and education in nanoscience, specifically in materials science, in the physics of low-dimensional semiconductors, and in their interdisciplinary applications.
Currently, a strong research focus is placed on the materials science and the controlled design and growth of semiconductor nanowires as well as the use of novel, functional devices based on nanowires in a wide range of applications, including quantum electron transport, nanoelectronics, energy conversion, optoelectronics, photonics, nanotoxicology, and nanobiophysics.
These research activities at the Division are performed in a highly collaborative manner and are closely integrated into the research environment of NanoLund. The Division also hosts and manages Lund Nano Lab (LNL), a state-of-the-art nanofabrication facility that is open to external users.
The Division is strongly engaged in education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including in the management and teaching of the Master of Science programs in Engineering Nanoscience, Engineering Physics and Physics.
The Division has about 100 employees, is part of the Department of Physics, and is organizationally affiliated with the Faculty of Engineering (LTH) at Lund University.