The Physics Section

The Physics Section at the University of Geneva provides a lively environment where students, lecturers and researchers meet on a daily basis and work closely together.

The level of research and teaching in the Physics Section is excellent, and is highly competitive in Switzerland, Europe and across the world. UNIGE is currently in 58th position worldwide (out of 20,000) in the University of Shanghai’s classification (2019), and the physics Section as a standalone is ranked in 40st place. Thanks to the outstanding quality of research at world level, the university offers a highly international and open environment, where the atmosphere is conducive to discussion and debate and generating innovative ideas.

The teaching programmes run by the Physics Section offer a comprehensive range of specialisations, with a particular focus on new applications of fundamental physics.


 

Agenda of the physics Section

  • SéminaireCurrent-induced magnetization control and spin transport in ferromagnetic heterostructures

    10.12.2019 13:00 – 14:00 / Ecole de Physique / Auditoire Stueckelberg

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  • SéminaireFundamental physics with muons: from the proton radius to antimatter gravity

    11.12.2019 11:15 – 12:15 / Ecole de Physique / Quai Ernest-Ansermet 24 1211 Genève 4 Grand Auditoire A

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  • SéminaireThe quantum mechanics of perfect fluids

    12.12.2019 14:00 – 16:00 / Ecole de Physique / Room 234

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  • SéminaireCosmology with photometric redshift surveys: challenges and opportunities

    13.12.2019 11:30 – 12:30 / Ecole de Physique / Salle 234, 24 quai Ernest-Ansermet

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  • Soutenance de thèseHigh Repetition Rate Laser Frequency Combs for Astronomical Spectrograph Calibration

    13.12.2019 14:00 – 16:00 / Observatoire Astronomique de Genève / Aula 51, Chemin des Maillettes, Sauverny, 1290 Versoix

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  • ColloqueIs Inflationary Cosmology consistent with Fundamental Physics?

    13.12.2019 14:15 – 15:15 / Ecole de Physique / Auditoire Stueckelberg

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  • Soutenance de thèseControl of Octahedral Rotations and Lattice-Orbital Coupling in ReVO3 Heterostructures

    16.12.2019 14:00 – 16:00 / Sciences III / Ecole de physique, Auditoire Stückelberg, 24, Quai Ernest Ansermet

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  • SéminaireSrTiO3-based 2-dimensional electron gases for ultralow power spintronics: Has oxide electronics finally found its “killer app”?

    17.12.2019 13:00 – 14:00 / Ecole de Physique / Auditoire Stueckelberg

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  • Soutenance de thèseFull Control of the Polarisation Configuration in Epitaxial Lead Titanate Ferroelectric Ultrathin Films

    17.12.2019 15:00 – 17:00 / Ecole de Physique / Grand Auditoire 24, Quai Ernest Ansermet

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  • SéminaireRomancing the CERN: Constructive Interferences between Physics and Literature

    15.01.2020 11:15 – 12:15 / Ecole de Physique / Quai Ernest-Ansermet 24 1211 Genève 4 Grand Auditoire A

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  • ColloqueTBA

    29.05.2020 14:15 – 15:15 / Ecole de Physique / Auditoire Stuckelberg

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