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Professor Dr. Kurt Aulenbacher
Illustration Institute for Nuclear Physics
J.-J.-Becherweg 45
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-22804
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Technical Director
Structural Initiative: Mainz Energy-Recovering Superconducting Accelerator (MESA)
Research:
Accelerator physics, spin dynamics and polarimetry at accelerators,spin-polarized electron sources, high brightness photo emission, parity violation in electron–nucleon scattering

 

Professor Dr. Sonia Bacca
Illustration Institute for Nuclear Physics
J.-J.-Becherweg 45
55128 Mainz
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Deputy Director
Structural Initiative: Mainz Institute for Theoretical Physics (MITP)
Research:

Nuclear physics, few- and many-body systems, electroweak reactions, muonic atoms

 

Professor Dr. Niklaus Berger
Illustration Institute for Nuclear Physics
Staudingerweg 9
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-26266
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Deputy Director
Structural Initiative: PRISMA Detector Lab
Research:
Hadron spectroscopy, lepton flavor violation, muon physics, parity violating electron scattering, silicon pixel tracking detectors, track reconstruction, data acquisition systems

 

Professor Dr. Sebastian Böser
Illustration Institute of Physics
Experimental Particle and Astroparticle Physics (ETAP)
Staudingerweg 7
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-23865
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Research:
Astroparticle physics, precision measurement of neutrino oscillations, neutrino astronomy, experimental search for supernova neutrinos, large-area photosensor development

 

Dr. Andrea Brogna
Illustration Electronics Division PRISMA Detector Lab
Staudingerweg 9
55128 Mainz
Room 01-131
Tel.: +49 6131 39-21841
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Professor Dr. Dmitry Budker
Illustration Institute of Physics
Quantum, Atomic and Neutron Physics (QUANTUM)
Staudingerweg 7
55128 Mainz
Email | Homepage
Research:
Testing fundamental symmetries of nature development of all-optical sensors based on atomic vapors and color centers in diamond, zero- and ultralow-field nuclear magnetic resonance (ZULF-NMR), searches for dark matter and dark energy constituents (GNOME, CASPEr), and physics of sodium laser guide stars

 

Professor Dr. Volker Büscher
Illustration Institute of Physics
Experimental Particle and Astroparticle Physics (ETAP)
Staudingerweg 7
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-20399
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Section Leader
Research Area D: Physics at high-energy accelerators
Research:
Experimental high-energy physics, supersymmetry and dark matter, Higgs physics

 

Professor Dr. Achim Denig
Illustration Institute for Nuclear Physics
J.-J.-Becherweg 45
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-22830
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Section Leader
Research Area A: Exploring the intensity frontier at MESA
Research:
Hadron physics with electromagnetic probesprecision measurements of hadronic form factors, hadron spectroscopy (light quark and charm sector), dark sector physics, hardware: tracking detectors (drift chambers, GEM detectors)

 

Professor Dr. Christoph Düllmann
Illustration Institute for Nuclear Chemistry
Fritz-Strassmann-Weg 2
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-25852
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Research:
Experiments at the limits of stability: exploring physical and chemical properties of superheavy elements New Elements: Production and Z-Identification, chemical properties of transactinides, chemical theory, nuclear chemical studies, high-precision mass measurements of exotic nuclei, radioisotope production, purification and processing for nuclear science experiments

 

Professor Dr. Wolfgang Gradl
Illustration Institute for Nuclear Physics
J.-J.-Becherweg 45
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-25871
Email | Homepage
Research:
Hadron spectroscopy: charmonium and charmonium-like states, amplitude analysis, flavor physics: search for CP-violation and effects of new physics in rare hadronic B-decays and hadronic decays of D mesons

 

Professor Dr. Martin Hanke-Bourgeois
Illustration Institute of Mathematics
Staudingerweg 9
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-22528
Email | Homepage
Research:
Numerical analysis, inverse problems, partial diffrential equations

 

Professor Dr. Werner Heil
Illustration Institute of Physics
Quantum, Atomic and Neutron Physics (QUANTUM)
Staudingerweg 7
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-22885
Email | Homepage
Research:
Electromagnetic structure of the neutron, optical pumping of 3He, nuclear spin-relaxation, hyperpolarised 3He for MR lung imaging, angular correlations in neutron beta-decays, physics with ultra-cold neutrons, search for neutron electric dipole moment

 

Professor Dr. Florian Hug
Illustration Institute for Nuclear Physics
J.-J.-Becherweg 45
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-27333
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Research:
Accelerator physics, electromagnetism, cryogenics

 

Professor Dr. Tobias Hurth
Illustration Institute of Physics
Theoretical High Energy Physics (THEP)
Staudingerweg 7
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-22730
Email | Homepage
Scientific Coordinator
Structural Initiative: Mainz Institute for Theoretical Physics (MITP)
Research:
Particle physics phenomenology within and beyond the SM, interplay of collider and flavour physics in the New Physics Search, low-energy-supersymmetry, SCET and other field theoretical methods, QCD corrections, CP violation

 

Professor Dr. Lutz Köpke
Illustration Institute of Physics
Experimental Particle and Astroparticle Physics (ETAP)
Staudingerweg 7
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-22894
Email | Homepage
Research:
e+e-, ep, pp and fixed target high energy experiments, neutrino astroparticle physics

 

Professor Dr. Joachim Kopp
Illustration Institute of Physics
Theoretical High Energy Physics (THEP)
Staudingerweg 7
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-26117
Email | Homepage
Research:
Theoretical astroparticle physics, physics beyond the Standard Model, neutrinos, dark matter

 

Professor Dr. Frank Maas
Illustration Institute for Nuclear Physics
J.-J.-Becherweg 45
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-27447
Email | Homepage
Deputy Technical Director
Structural Initiative: Mainz Energy-Recovering Superconducting Accelerator (MESA)
Research:

Electromagnetic structure of hadrons, parity-violating electron scattering, particle detectors, particle beam polarimetry, cryo-targets, detector electronics

 

Professor Dr. Lucia Masetti
Illustration Institute of Physics
Experimental Particle and Astroparticle Physics (ETAP)
Staudingerweg 7
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-22893
Email | Homepage
Director
Mainz Physics Academy
Research:

Experimental high-energy physics, top-quark physics, detector development

 

Dr. Harald Merkel
Illustration Institute for Nuclear Physics
J.-J.-Becherweg 45
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-25812
Email | Homepage
Research:
Electron scattering experiments, electro-magnetic structure of the nucleon, strangeness in nuclei, parity violating electron scattering, dark photon searches, nuclear astroparticle physics

 

Professor Dr. Harvey B. Meyer
Illustration Institute for Nuclear Physics
Theory Group
J.-J.-Becherweg 45
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-20350
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Section Leader
Research Area E: Theory and phenomenology of fundamental interactions
Research:

Lattice QCD, hadron structure, finite-temperature QCD, computational methods in particle physics

 

Professor Dr. Stefan Müller-Stach
Illustration Institute of Mathematics
Staudingerweg 9
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-22538
Email | Homepage
Research:
Periods and motives, Feynman amplitudes, algebraic cycles and regulators, Higgs bundles on moduli spaces

 

Professor Dr. Matthias Neubert
Illustration Institute of Physics
Theoretical High Energy Physics (THEP)
Staudingerweg 7
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-23681
Email | Homepage
Cluster Coordinator and Director
Structural Initiative: Mainz Institute for Theoretical Physics (MITP)
Research:
Theoretical elementary-particle physics, QCD and collider physics, flavor physics and CP violation, effective field theories, physics beyond the Standard Model

 

Professor Dr. Uwe Oberlack
Illustration Institute of Physics
Experimental Particle and Astroparticle Physics (ETAP)
Staudingerweg 7
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-25167
Email | Homepage
Director
Structural Initiative: PRISMA Detector Lab
Research:

Experimental astroparticle physics, dark matter (direct detection), gamma-ray astrophysics

 

Professor Dr. Michael Ostrick
Illustration Institute for Nuclear Physics
J.-J.-Becherweg 45
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-24085
Email | Homepage
Research:
Hadron structure, photo-excitation of nucleon resonances, nucleon elastic form factors, spin structure of the nucleon

 

Professor Dr. Josef Pochodzalla
Illustration Institute for Nuclear Physics
J.-J.-Becherweg 45
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-25832
Email | Homepage
Research:
Nucleon structure with electromagnetic probes, strange baryons in nuclei, hypernuclei

 

Professor Dr. Randolf Pohl
Illustration Institute for Physics
Quantum, Atomic and Neutron Physics (QUANTUM)
Staudingerweg 7
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-22279
Email | Homepage
Section Leader
Research Area B: Precision physics at the low-energy frontier
Research:

Atomic physics, exotic atoms, muonic atoms, precision laser spectroscopy, nuclear physics, fundamental
constants

 

Professor Dr. Tobias Reich
Illustration Institute for Nuclear Chemistry
Fritz-Strassmann-Weg 2
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-25250
Email | Homepage
Research:
Actinide chemistry, applied radioanalysis, physics of ultracold neutrons, research at TRIGA Mainz

 

Professor Dr. Dieter Ries
Illustration Institute of Nuclear Chemistry
Fritz-Straßmann-Weg 2
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-25314
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Representative
TRIGA and UCN Physics

 

Professor Dr. Ferdinand Schmidt-Kaler
Illustration Institute of Physics
Quantum, Atomic and Neutron Physics (QUANTUM)
Staudingerweg 7
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-26234
Email | Homepage
Research:
Laser cooling and trapping of atoms and ions, high-resolution spectroscopy, quantum information technologies with atoms, ions, electrons and solids

 

Professor Dr. Matthias Schott
Illustration Institute of Physics
Experimental Particle and Astroparticle Physics (ETAP)
Staudingerweg 7
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-20399
Email | Homepage
Section Leader
Research Area C: Exploring the weakly interacting universe
Research:

Electroweak precision physics at hadron colliders, search for axion-like particles, development andconstruction of micro-pattern gas detectors

 

Professor Dr. Pedro Schwaller
Illustration Institute of Physics
Theoretical High Energy Physics (THEP)
Staudingerweg 9
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-20507
Email | Homepage
Section Leader
Research Area D: Physics at high-energy accelerators
Research:

Beyond the Standard Model physics, collider phenomenology, particle cosmology, baryogenesis, dark matter, physics at future colliders, gravitational waves

 

Professor Dr. Concettina Sfienti
Illustration Institute for Nuclear Physics
J.-J.-Becherweg 45
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-25841
Email | Homepage
Section Leader
Research Area A: Exploring the intensity frontier at MESA
Representative
Irène Joliot-Curie Programme
Research:

Structure of matter, new particles and interactions, physics of hadrons, strangeness in nuclear physics, neutron stars and the nuclear Equation of State

 

Professor Dr. Hubert Spiesberger
Illustration Institute of Physics
Theoretical High Energy Physics (THEP)
Staudingerweg 7
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-23682
Email | Homepage
Research:
Phenomenology of the electroweak and strong interactions, search for physics beyond the Standard Model, electrical impedance tomography

 

Professor Dr. Stefan Tapprogge
Illustration Institute of Physics
Experimental Particle and Astroparticle Physics (ETAP)
Staudingerweg 7
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-25610
Email | Homepage
Research:
Experimental particle physics, precision measurements of fundamental interactions, search for new physics processes, development of trigger and data acquisition systems, detector developments for upgrades

 

Professor Dr. Marc Vanderhaeghen
Illustration Institute for Nuclear Physics
Theory Group
J.-J.-Becherweg 45
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-23695
Email | Homepage
Section Leader
Research Area B: Precision physics at the low-energy frontier
Research:

Hadron structure, QCD and exclusive processes, parton distributions, real and virtual Compton scattering processes, spin structure of the nucleon

 

Professor Dr. Jochen Walz
Illustration Institute of Physics
Quantum, Atomic and Neutron Physics (QUANTUM)
Staudingerweg 7
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-25976
Email | Homepage
Research:
Anti-hydrogen, antiproton physics at low energies, laser physics, quantum optics, trapping and cooling of ions and neutral atoms

 

Dr. Rainer Wanke
Illustration Institute of Physics
Experimental Particle and Astroparticle Physics (ETAP)
Staudingerweg 7
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-25981
Email | Homepage

 

Professor Dr. Stefan Weinzierl
Illustration Institute of Physics
Theoretical High Energy Physics (THEP)
Staudingerweg 7
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-25579
Email | Homepage
Section Leader
Research Area E: Theory and phenomenology of fundamental interactions
Research:

Precision calculations in particle physics, mathematical physics

 

Dr. Quirin Weitzel
Illustration Detector Division PRISMA Detector Lab
Staudingerweg 9
55128 Mainz
Room 01-133
Tel.: +49 6131 39-27418
Email | Homepage

 

Dr. Klaus Wendt
Illustration Institute for Physics
AG QUANTUM
Staudingerweg 7
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-22882
Email | Homepage

 

Professor Dr. Hartmut Wittig
Illustration Institute for Nuclear Physics
Theory Group
J.-J.-Becherweg 45
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-26808
Email | Homepage
Cluster Coordinator and Director
Mainz Physics Academy
Research:
Lattice QCD, physics of hadrons, flavour physics

 

Professor Dr. Michael Wurm
Illustration Institute of Physics
Experimental Particle and Astroparticle Physics (ETAP)
Staudingerweg 7
55128 Mainz
Tel.: +49 6131 39-23928
Email | Homepage
Section Leader
Research Area C: Exploring the weakly interacting universe
Research:

Low energy neutrino physics:
search for sterile neutrinos in the SOX experiment, spectroscopy of solar neutrinos in the Borexino experiment, preparation and construction of the JUNO detector for determining the neutrino mass hierarchy, further development of organic liquid scintillators for future neutrino experiments