- Infrared spectroscopy
- Infrared and optical microspectroscopy
- Raman spectroscopy
- Experiments under extreme conditions: high pressure, low temperature


Quantum materials

- Transition-metal compounds with strong electronic correlations
- Materials with strong spin-orbit coupling
- Topological semimetals
- Materials with topological electronic structure and magnetism

quantum material


- Carbon nanotubes, peapods, fullerides
- 2D materials


Functional oxides

- Multiferroics
- Ferroelectrics


Third-Party Funded Projects DFG

  • Tuning topological electronic states and topological magnons TRR360, AREA A1
  • Optical spectroscopy study of the interplay between Dirac electrons, magnetism and charge density waves in square-net materials
  • Influence of interlayer interaction on the charge and lattice dynamics in layered transition-metal chalcogenides
  • Optical spectroscopy study of the Dirac line-node semimetals WXY, with W=Zr, Hf, X=Si, Ge, Sn, and Y=S, Se, Te, at ambient and high pressure
  • Characterization of pressure-induced phenomena in carbon nanostructures by optical spectroscopy
  • Tuning the ground state of strongly interacting low-dimensional electron systems by pressure: the cuprate spin ladder compounds
  • Photo-induced effects in functional oxides studied by time-resolved optical spectroscopy

Third-Party Funded Projects BMBF