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20/01/2017 Symmetry Reduction in a Quantum Kagome Antiferromagnet

Together with her colleagues from Slovenia, France and USA, our Mirta Herak recently published a paper in Physical Review Letters about symmetry reduction in herbertsmithite. The titular crystal is the closest natural realization of the quantum kagome antiferromagnet. For the first time its magnetic properties reveal a broken symmetry at low temperatures.

01/12/2016 Discrimination of DNA−Protein Complexes by Translocation Through Nanocapillaries

Prof. A. Rađenović from EPFL, Switzerland and Sanjin Marion, assistant at Institut za fiziku, Zagreb, have published a paper in Nano Letters on translocating macromolecules through nano-sized pores in order to discriminate DNA-protein complexes and pin-pointing their binding sites – a step towards practical nanopore devices.

11/11/2016 USA patent granted to Institut za fiziku and our inventors dr. Mladen Prester and dr. Đuro Drobac

Institutu za fiziku and our inventors dr. Mladen Prester and dr. Đuro Drobac have been awarded patent US 9,458,969 B2 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the invention of “Cryostat with PTR cooling and two stage sample holder thermalization”.

31/10/2016 Properties of the low-temperature order in the 1D semiconductor (NbSe4)3I

Two groups from Institute of Physics have recently published an article in Physical Review B studying the phase transitions in (NbSe4)3I semiconductor by ultrafast time resolved spectroscopy, which is the first time the technique has been employed at the Institute. This also marks the fruitful beginning of collaboration for our two groups which cover two distinct areas of physics: atomic physics and condensed matter physics.

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15/12/2015Colloquium in joint organization

Next Tuesday, December 22, prof. Andras Kis will present a colloquium titled “2D dichalcogenide electronic materials and devices” at the Institute of Physics. This colloquium of CEMS is prepared in a joined organization of IF, IRB and PD-PMF.

17/01/2017IMAQSS at the IF invites applications for a postdoctoral position in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics to work on a research project Influence of Magnetic Anisotropy on Quantum Spin Systems
03 — 07/09/2017Conference:The Seventh Central European Symposium on Plasma Chemistry (CESPC-7)Sveti Martin na Muri, Croatia
16/01/2017Institute is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to participate in a project aimed at probing of the cold atoms with femtosecond pulses.
14/12/2016/ at 15:00hNastupno predavanje: Hrvoje Skenderović
Femtosekundni laserski pulsevi kao alat za vremenski razlučiva mjerenja i mikrostrukturiranje materijala
IF - predavaonica u zgradi Mladen Paić
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10/06/2015New project

New contract signed among Croatian Science Foundation, Institute of Physics and principal investigator dr. Ticijana Ban on execution of four years research project “Frequency-Comb-induced OptoMechanics“ starting at 1.09.2015.

20/09/2016Announcement of vacancy for 1 PhD student to work at the project Holography and interferometry under weak illumination (HI-WI).
13/12/2016/ at 15:00hNastupno predavanje: Dr.sc. Marko Kralj
Površine, 2D slojeviti materijali i nanotehnologija
IF - predavaonica u zgradi Mladen Paić
20/09/2016Announcement of vacancy for 1 PhD student to work at the project Laser - Cold Plasma Interaction And Diagnostics (LaCPID).
13/12/2016/ at 11:00hSeminar: Prof. Peter Prelovšek
Topological Phases of Matter
IF - predavaonica u zgradi Mladen Paić
Latest articles
Symmetry Reduction in the Quantum Kagome Antiferromagnet Herbertsmithite
Absence of full many-body localization in the disordered Hubbard chain
Development of the kinetic molecular theory of gases concept inventory: Preliminary results on university students’ misconceptions
Single Molecule Localization and Discrimination of DNA–Protein Complexes by Controlled Translocation Through Nanocapillaries
Core level shifts of intercalated graphene
Remineralizing amorphous calcium phosphase based composite resins: the influence of inert fillers on monomer conversion, polymerization shrinkage, and microhardness