News

24/03/2017 — Open positions

Announcement of vacancy for 2 PhD student for the period of 5 years for the purpose of acquiring a doctoral degree.

15/03/2017 — Science newsIntercalated epitaxial graphene

Our colleagues Marin Petrović and Marko Kralj together with collaborators from Germany, Spain, Sweden, and Israel have recently published two papers in journals with high impact factors on the topic of intercalated epitaxial graphene.

23/02/2017 — SpecialHorizion 2020 - M4F

European Commission has recently approved the Horizon 2020 proposal Multiscale Modelling For Fusion and Fission Materials which engages Institute of Physics’ participation among 19 other EU research institutions.

10/02/2017 — Open positions

Postdoctoral researcher in Nanoscience / Condensed Matter Physics / Biophysics at the Institute of Physics, Zagreb

20/01/2017 — Science newsSymmetry 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.

17/01/2017 — Open positions

IMAQSS 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

16/01/2017 — Open positions

Institute is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to participate in a project aimed at probing of the cold atoms with femtosecond pulses.

01/12/2016 — Science newsDiscrimination 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 — Science newsUSA 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 — Science newsProperties 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.