Main activities cover experimental and theoretical investigations of high permittivity insulators like liquid crystals, ferroelectrics, multiferroics, piezoelectrics, semiconductor nanostructures and low loss materials. Our mission: Understanding of materials for which the frequency dependence of dielectric function can be probed by capacitance, waveguide or optical techniques.
Experimental research in the department of dielectrics is mostly based on dielectric, infrared, time-domain THz, Raman and neutron spectroscopy, but also calorimetry, nonlinear optics and scanning probe microscopy measurements. The information on the core research activities organized within our four principal research groups can be accessed through the following links:
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