The Department of Physics has 29 academic staff members, 27 postdoctoral Research Fellows and 22 support staff.
The research interests of the Department span a wide range, within both physics and the interactions of physics with other disciplines. The research groups have international recognition, and each group regularly publishes papers in major journals and presents papers at international conferences.
The Department has manycollaborations with other research groups in the UK and abroad, and contacts with industrial researchers.
Posted on Monday 22 April 2013
Computer modelling to scale shocks associated with huge and long-lived astronomical objects.
The Condensed Matter Physics group at York creates and studies a variety of advanced materials and nanostructures, combining state-of-the-art experimental, theoretical and computational techniques and facilities.
The Nuclear Physics group primarily focuses on experimental studies concerning various aspects of the structure of nuclei and nuclear processes, including reactions of relevance to nuclear astrophysics.
The Plasma Physics & Fusion group mainly focusses its efforts towards tokamak and laser-plasma research relevant to fusion, as well as plasma applications in astro/solar physics and extreme ultra-violet lasers.