Research Area

Condensed Matter Physics

We seek to bring new aspects of quantum mechanics to every day technology.

Condensed Matter Physics


Condensed matter physics involves the study of the interactions of atoms in matter and, in particular, new physical behaviour that emerges because of those interactions. The department hosts seven active research groups, two active senior scholars, and a total of over 30 students, postdoctoral researchers, and professors dedicated to the study of condensed matter physics. The department has a particular strength in and history of significant contributions to the study of magnetism.

Faculty Active in this Research Area

Assistant Professor

Jacob Burgess

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Canada Research Chair in Nanoscale Physics

Johan van Lierop

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Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Can Ming Hu

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Distinguished Professor Emeritus

John Page

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Associate Professor

Jesko Sirker

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Professor Emeritus

Byron Southern

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Professor (Department Head of Physics & Astronomy)

Robert Stamps

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Senior Scholar

George Tabisz

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Senior Scholar

John Vail

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Professor Emeritus

Gwyn Williams

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