Nanophysics and Soft Matter

The Nanophysics and Soft Matter Group studies the function and interaction of objects at the micro and nanoscale in order to understand fundamental physical and biological processes; drive innovation in instrument development, and design and manipulate functional materials with applications in technology, biology and medicine.

Facilities and techniques

From pioneering work in high speed atomic force microscopy to cutting edge optical tweezers workstations, the Nanophysics and Soft Matter group maintain a variety of well-equipped research laboratories, as well as expertise on a variety of related topics.