Department of Physics

Lund University


A small island in a stormy sea. Picture from Unsplash.


Nuclear physicist’s voyage towards a mythical island

Theories were introduced as far back as the 1960s about the possible existence of superheavy elements. Their most long-lived nuclei could give rise to a so-called “island of stability” far



ERC grant for one-step Covid detection

Christelle Prinz, professor of solid state physics and affiliated to NanoLund, receives 150,000 euros to further



Observing the emergence of a quantum phase transition shell by shell

By studying cold atoms, researchers have in a unique way been able to observe a precursor to a quantum phase



Prestigious ERC consilidator grant awarded to Caterina Doglioni

What is all the dark matter in the universe made of? Could it be connected to new particles that can be produced at the