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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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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.

Wednesday, 20.02.2019, Jiří Kroll a Marcela Mikeštíková

Thursday, the 14th of February 2019, a new laboratory for the testing of silicon particle detectors was opened at the Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences. The new laboratory is part of the Detector Development and Data Processing Department (Division of Elementary Particle Physics). It was set...

Monday, 11.02.2019

The fourth International Day of Women and Girls in Science is celebrated on the 11th of February 2019. On this day, declared by the UN and taking place under the auspices of UNESCO, the important role played by women and girls in science is celebrated and their engagement in research...