Research groups are:

Theory of Condensed Matter (G1, Prof. Hižnjakov)

Development of methods of simulations of ultrafast nonlinear dynamics of mesosystems, development of new models of mesosystems, theory of nonlinear quantum optics and nonlinear plasmon-photonics on discrete photon level, prediction and study of new superconducting and magnetic mesosystems and new materials stable against radiational damage. (Read more...)

Physics of Mesostructures (G2, Prof. Kikas)

Experimental tests of theoretical models including plasmonic effects, characterization of synthesized structures, experimental tests of theoretical models (stochastic diffusion by SMI) and experiments on plasmonic amplification of marker fluorescence in biological systems. (Read more...)

Synthesis of Functional Structures (G3, Prof. Krunks)

Development of functional mesomaterials by wet chemical methods for light harvesting, plasmonphotonics and biosensorics, and new materials stable against radiational damage. (Read more...)

Stochastic Processes (G4, Prof. Mankin)

Development of the theoretical basis for various manifestations of stochastic processes and their applications in inter-disciplinary spheres. Possible applications range from superconductors to intercellular protein transport to methods of particle separation in nanotechnology. (Read more...)

Bioorganic Chemistry (G5, Prof. Rinken)

The study on the mechanisms of the functioning of heptahelix receptors and their regulatory proteins, the key players in chemical signal transduction in nervous system. Implementing new fluorescence based methods together with new virus-based targets. Development of new biosensors for determination of different substances. (Read more...)

Critical Phenomena, Orderings and Phase Transitions (G6, Prof. Örd)

The study of superconducting, magnetic and electronic mesoscale orderings; stochastic phenomena in multi-gap superconductors (Josephson junctions, vortex transport); phase transitions and nonlinear dynamics in spatially restricted systems; the development of new models of mesosystems. (Read more...)

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