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Stardust in the Antarctic snow

Report in German national news show

The Kohnen Station

A research team has discovered iron-60 in Antarctic snow for the first time. The scientists suggest that the iron isotope comes from the interstellar neighborhood. German national news report about the exciting findings. Learn more about this latest research …

Research Highlight

A quantum internet

Implementation of secure communication

For the first time ever, secure quantum communication has been experimentally implemented in the microwave band of a local quantum network. The new architecture represents a crucial step on the road to distributed quantum computing.

Learn more about this fascinating research…
Student Life

Christmas Lecture Faust

The first part of the world formula

The Christmas lecture will take place on Thursday, 12 December at 14:00 h at lecture hall MI HS1. Free admission and free Lebkuchen and Glühwein - sponsord by 'Friends of physics at TUM'. The lecture will be held in German.

Hier gibt es das Poster und weitere Infos…
Students at the Physics Department


Our academic offers include Bachelor and Master degree programs and research projects in the Ph.D. program giving a complete Physics education in width and depth.

World map of international students


To the role model of our department belongs the promotion of scientific exchange and world openness.

Condensed Matter Physics

Vacuum apparatus for condensed matter physics

When atoms interact things can get interesting. Fundamental research on the underlying properties of materials and nanostructures and exploration of the potential they provide for applications.

Nuclei, Particles, Astrophysics

Particle Physics with Prof. Fabbietti

A journey of discovery to understanding our world at the subatomic scale, from the nuclei inside atoms down to the most elementary building blocks of matter. Are you ready for the adventure?


Biophysics discussion in the Dietz Lab

Biological systems, from proteins to living cells and organisms, obey physical principles. Our research groups in biophysics shape one of Germany's largest scientific clusters in this area.

Improve Early
Diagnosis of
Breast Cancer
with Physics?

Munich Compact Light Source an der Munich School of Bioengineering (MSB). Photo: Andreas Heddergott (TUM).