Saturday Morning Physics

Die “Saturday Morning Physics 2016“ ist eine spannende Veranstaltungsreihe der Universität Basel für Physik-Interessierte – v.a. auch für Jugendliche ab 14 Jahre.
An zwei Samstagen präsentieren zwei erfahrene Forscher anschaulich zwei aktuelle Themen der Physik.

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Physik am Freitag

Die Uni Bern bietet mit der Reihe "Physik am Freitag" ebenfalls spannende Vorträge für alle Physik-Interessierten an.

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Lehrerfortbildung 2016

Im 2016 werden wieder Anlässe zur Lehrerfortbildung angeboten. Aber auch für Schüler ist ein interessantes Angebot dabei. Mehr...


Inspired by Light: Reflections from the International Year of Light 2015

Inspired by Light: Reflections from the International Year of Light 2015, is a collection of 56 blog posts from researchers, industry professionals, students, NGO representatives, a Nobel laureate, and other authors from 24 countries that were published on the IYL 2015 blog. This book, to be published in January 2016 for distribution at the IYL 2015 Closing Ceremony, was produced by SPIE in concert with the European Physical Society and the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) to celebrate the achievements of IYL 2015. Contributions in the book cover, light in culture, education, science, and technology with essays that pay homage to the people throughout history who have advanced light-based technologies, and to the many ways humanity has been influenced and inspired by light.

You can download the book from here.

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Welcome to the Swiss Physical Society !

Annual Meeting 2016

The next annual meeting leads us after a long time again to Ticino. It will take place from 23 - 25 August 2016 at the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) in Lugano. The renewed participation of CHIPP and other partners will, as usual, guarantee a rich and interesting program. Reserve already the date!

More Information will follow in the Spring.


  • The SPS-Communications No. 48 will appear in Spring 2016.
SATW Transferkolleg 2016

12th edition: Functional coatings, layers and interfaces

Surface technologies have become key in achieving product differentiation, a competitive advantage, and value creation for many companies. Research and industry institutions are making significant investments in advancing surface science and technologies. Since many of the new technologies demand specialist knowledge along the value chain, collaborations between academia and industry are best suited for fast implementation. SATW Transferkolleg supports such projects that help Swiss industry benefit from such developments and secure a competitive edge.

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