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Fyzikální Ústav AV ČR, v. v. i. (FZU; in English: Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences) is a public research institute, oriented on the fundamental and applied research in physics. The founder of the institute is The Czech Academy of Sciences.

The present research programme of the Institute comprises five branches of physics: particle physics, the physics of condensed matter, solid state physics, optics and plasma physics. It also corresponds to the way how the institute is divided into major research divisions.

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Tuesday, 14.05.2019

The ELI Beamlines and HiLASE laser centres situated in Dolní Břežany will offer students of secondary schools an opportunity to enrol to the Talent Academy for the third time. They will be able to try what it is like to work as researchers at professional laboratories. The best participants of the Talent Academy will be offered further cooperation by the laser centers in the form of internships during which students will be able to engage in real scientific projects working together with leading laser physicists.

Monday, 06.05.2019

On 26th April 2019 the Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences (FZU) has become a holder of the HR Excellence in Research Award certificate, which is awarded by the European Commission. The FZU, the largest institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences, has thus ranked among the...

Sunday, 05.05.2019

President of the Czech Academy of Sciences Eva Zažímalová awarded four honorary medals at a ceremonial meeting on 24th April 2019. The awarded researchers included three physicists, out of whom two have close relationships with the Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences - doc. RNDr. Dušan Bruncko, CSc., and prof. dr. Hubert Ebert.

Wednesday, 03.04.2019

The results of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowhips (MSCA IF) 2018 were announced at the end of February. Gizem Sengör, Ph.D, a member of Dr. Constantinos Skordis’ team at the FZU and the new MSCA fellow, will start working on her project in the autumn of 2019. She will be joining the group of MSCA fellows at FZU. Gizem Sengör will concentrate on the description of fields in cosmic epochs of accelerated expansion.

Thursday, 21.02.2019

Representatives of US and European laboratories, companies and funding agencies are meeting for the first time on 21-22 February 2019 at ELI Beamlines in the Czech Republic to discuss opportunities for US- European scientific and technological cooperation with ELI.