Kirchhoff-Institute for Physics

The Kirchhoff Institute for Physics (KIP) is named after a prominent physicist of the 19th Century: Gustav Robert Kirchhoff, who worked in Heidelberg for 21 years. His well-known lectures on experimental and theoretical physics attracted many students. Kirchhoff's ground-breaking research was extraordinarily diverse, spanning electrical, magnetic, optical, elastic, hydrodynamic and thermal processes. His laws for electrical circuits are well-known. At the time he was in Heidelberg, in conjunction with Robert Wilhelm Bunsen, he discovered spectral analysis and its application to solar radiation. In this way, Kirchhoff laid the foundation for modern astrophysics, as well as formulating the laws of thermal radiation, which played a key role in the discovery of quantum physics. The KIP aims to continue in this tradition of diverse scientific research and education.

Physikalisches Kolloquium

10. October 2019 5:30 pm  The complexity frontier

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VISTAS IN DETECTOR PHYSICS

For those interested in detector physics, we would like to cordially invite you all to our second workshop organised by the HighRR on

                VISTAS IN DETECTOR PHYSICS
                 30 September - 01 October 2019  
                https://indico.cern.ch/e/vistas2019               
      
Excellent speakers from many different experiments have been invited to give inside into recent advances on the development of novel detector technologies.

Don't miss this opportunity.

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Mapping the Energetic Landscape of Solar Cells

Heidelberg University physicists develop new spectroscopic method

A new spectroscopic method now makes it possible to measure and visualise the energetic landscape inside solar cells based on organic materials. It was developed by a research team led by Prof. Dr Yana Vaynzof, a physicist at Heidelberg University. This novel visualisation technique enables scientists to study the physical principles of organic photovoltaics with extreme precision and to better understand processes such as energetic losses.

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