Teaching: Key areas include Quantum Optics, Gravitational, Solid State and Theoretical Physics. Advanced courses on Nanotechnology, Solar Energy research, Laser Physics and Radiation Protection and Radioecology. Close linkage of lectures and practicals. Close collaboration with Mathematics and Engineering Sciences.
Equipment: Gravitational Wave Detector Geo 600, Laboratory of Nano and Quantum Engineering (LNQE), Laser Centre Hannover (Laserzentrum Hannover, LZH), Regional Computer Centre for Lower Saxony (RRZN), German National Library for Engineering and Associated Fundamental Sciences (TIB)
Research: Two Clusters of Excellence Quantum Engineering and Space-Time Research (QUEST) and Regenerative Biology and Reconstructive Therapy (REBIRTH); Collaborative Research Centre (Transregio SFB) Gravitational Wave Astronomy; Collaborative Research Centre (Transregio SFB) Micro- and Nanosystems in Medicine; two ERC grants for the areas quantum optics and theoretical physics