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Institutes

Institutes of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics

About 50 professors as well as 340 scientific staff are teaching and researching in the fields of mathematics, physics, meteorology and subject-didactics. They are supported by about 90 employees in technical and administrative services.

IMPRESSIONS OF THE INSTITUES

  • Institute of Gravitational Physics (Image: Willke))

    Institute of Gravitational Physics (Image: Willke)

  • Insitute of Differential Geometry

    Insitute of Differential Geometry

  • Institute of Solid State Physics (Image: Tegenkamp)

    Institute of Solid State Physics (Image: Tegenkamp)

  • Institute of Algebra, Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics

    Institute of Algebra, Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics

  • Institute of Mathematics and Physics Education (Image: Weßnigk)

    Institute of Mathematics and Physics Education (Image: Weßnigk)

  • Institute of Analysis (Image: Gruber)

    Institute of Analysis (Image: Gruber)

  • Institute of Algebraic Geometry (Image: A. Frühbis-Krüger, K. Frey)

    Institute of Algebraic Geometry (Image: A. Frühbis-Krüger, K. Frey)

  • Institute of Applied Mathematics – Picture: Simulation of the spread of an invasive tumor with a necrotic nucleus: Example of a diffuse, age-structured population (Image: Walker, Webb)

    Institute of Applied Mathematics – Picture: Simulation of the spread of an invasive tumor with a necrotic nucleus: Example of a diffuse, age-structured population (Image: Walker, Webb)

  • Institute of Meteorology and Climatology – Picture: Influence of turbulence generated by a building (blue) on a landing aircraft. Red / green areas indicate areas of high / low turbulence intensity. (Photo: Knoop, Knigge)

    Institute of Meteorology and Climatology – Picture: Influence of turbulence generated by a building (blue) on a landing aircraft. Red / green areas indicate areas of high / low turbulence intensity. (Photo: Knoop, Knigge)

  • Insitute of Quantum Optics – Picture: Two-color pumped optical parametric amplifier for generating single-cycle laser pulses (Image: Morgner)

    Insitute of Quantum Optics – Picture: Two-color pumped optical parametric amplifier for generating single-cycle laser pulses (Image: Morgner)

  • The Institute of Radioecology and Radiation Protection deals with detection and specification of radionuclides in the environment, as well as risk assessment for humans. Image: contaminated areas around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant (photo: Walther)

    The Institute of Radioecology and Radiation Protection deals with detection and specification of radionuclides in the environment, as well as risk assessment for humans. Image: contaminated areas around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant

  • Institute of Theoretical Physics – Picture: Phase diagram of a chain of interacting non-Abelian Anyons (Image: Frahm)

    Institute of Theoretical Physics – Picture: Phase diagram of a chain of interacting non-Abelian Anyons (Image: Frahm)

  • Institute of Probabality and Statistics – Picture: Frankfurt Stock Exchange (photo © Lolo / sxc.hu)

    Institute of Probabality and Statistics – Picture: Frankfurt Stock Exchange (photo © Lolo / sxc.hu)

LIBRARIES

Students, employees and tutors can use diverse libraries:

Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB)

There is the largest range of specific books at the university.

Library of Pure Mathematics

This library is a joint institution of the four institutes of pure mathematics: Institute of Algebra, Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics,Institute of Algebraic Geometry, Institute of Analysis, Institute of Differential Geometry

Location: G106 (Leibniz-Lesesaal), G125-129 und G025.