Institut für Theoretische Physik I
Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Staudtstraße 7
91058 Erlangen

How to find us

Phone: +49-9131-85 28442
Fax: +49-9131-85 28444

Department Physik
Web-Opac Bibliothek Physik
UnivIS FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

Physikalisches Kolloquium
Kolloquium der Theor. Physik
Gruppenseminar der Theorie 1

Home of Theoretische Physik I

Hard Spheres in Gyroid
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mathematical and Statistical Physics
  • Biophysics
  • Physics and Literature (ELINAS)

If you are interested in doing a research project or writing your thesis at our group, please contact Prof. Klaus Mecke.

Protein Physics of Pruney Skin

Our work on the interplay of mesoscale geometry and thermodynamics of swollen dead skin cells has been recently published. It was selected as an editors suggestion and highlighted in an ... [more]


ELINAS is now in EFI

The Erlangen Center for Literature and Natural Science (ELINAS) is selected as one of the projects in the "Emerging Fields Initiative" (EFI) and is granted a total of more than ... [more]


Programming course February and March 2014

We are organising an introductory block course about computer programming in C/C++ and scientific computing, to be held in spring 2014 and open for FAU students. [more]


Miniature Chiral beam splitter replicates butterfly Gyroid

Our work on nanofabrication of a prism-shaped photonic crystal devices able to separate left- and right-circularly polarised light is now published. [more]

Miniature Chiral Beam Splitter

Geometry and Physics of Spatial Random Systems

Positive evaluation of DFG research group ‘Geometry and Physics of Spatial Random Systems’. [more]

Voronoi cells of a random sphere packing