We aim at increasing the atomistic understanding of vapor phase deposition, ion-surface interactions, and phase transitions in advanced materials.
The European Space Agency is launching their Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (JUICE). On the spacecraft, plasma probes made at LiU will investigate the ice on moons orbiting Jupiter.
Babak Bakhit has received the gold Graduate Student Award at the 47th International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films (ICMCTF), 2021.
Babak Bakhit, a former PhD at Thin Film Physics Division at IFM, has been awarded the prestigious International Postdoc Grant from Swedish Research Council (VR).
Helping degree and licentiate students in the research field of novel functional materials excel in their fields, in a truly multidisciplinary environment.
Undergraduate teaching and research in the areas of biology, chemistry, materials and applied physics and theory and modelling are conducted at this department.