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We are one of the three groups in Physical Chemistry at the University of Saarland. Our main activities concentrate on teaching and research.


The major part of our research concentrates on the development and application of theoretical methods, including accompanying computer programs, for the determination of materials properties. Quantum theory forms the theoretical foundation for most of our work. The materials of our interest range from atoms, via clusters and polymers, to solids. We study their structural, electronic, energetic, and opitcal properties. More information about: Research about: Research


Together with the two other groups of physical chemistry we offer the oblifatory courses (both classes and lab courses) in physical chemistry, both for students of chemistry and for students of other disciplines. In addition we offer specialized courses in computational chemistry. More information about: Teachingabout: Teaching