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Contact Information

Institut für Angewandte Physik , Technische Universität Wien
(formerly “Institut für Allgemeine Physik”; name changed Oct. 1st, 2009)

Address: Wiedner Hauptstr. 8-10/134, 1040 Wien, Austria
(The Biophysics group is located at Getreidemarkt 9, 1060 Wien, Austria)

Phone: (+43-1) 58801 - 13401, 13402 (Secretary) ⋅ Fax: (+43-1) 58801 - 13499
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The staff of the IAP currently (Oct. 2017) consists of 13 professors, 2 senior scientist, about 18 PostDocs, and typically 30 PhD students employed as research assistents at the IAP, as well as 13 persons in administration and the institute's workshops.

Organization and Facilities

Institute's director: Prof. F. Aumayr
Vice-directors: Prof. U. Diebold and Prof. G. Schütz

Scientific work is carried out within seven Research Areas (“Forschungsbereiche”):

The IAP can also rely on its own workshops for electronics and mechanical engineering, greatly facilitating all experimental work.

IAP Logo The IAP logo, based on an idea by late Prof. Hannspeter Winter, includes the letters “i” (center), “a” (left), and “p” (right), while at the same time forming the Greek letter Φ (phi), often used as a symbol for physics.

Brief History

The institute was founded in 1966 as Institut für Experimentalphysik II at the Vienna University of Technology and renamed 1975 to Institut für Allgemeine Physik. The institute's first director was Prof. Franz Viehböck (1966 - 1987). From 1987 till November 2006 the institute was headed by Prof. Hannspeter Winter. In December 2006, Prof. Herbert Störi was appointed as director of the IAP. On Oct. 1st, 2009 IAP was renamed to “Institute of Applied Physics”. Prof. Herbert Störi served as institute director until the end of 2015. The institutes present director is Prof. Friedrich Aumayr.

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