School of Physics (University College Dublin)

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The School of Physics at University College Dublin is a major centre for physics research in Ireland. The school currently consists of 20 full-time faculty members, 20 research and technical staff and 40 postgraduate research students. The research groups within the school are:

  • Bio-nano physics[1]
  • Condensed matter theory
  • Environmental radiation[2]
  • Atomic, molecular and plasma physics[3]
  • Astrophysics, space science and relativity theory (members of the VERITAS[4] and INTEGRAL[5] experiments)[6]
  • Experimental particle physics (The group participate in the Large Hadron Collider experiments LHCb[7] and CMS)[8]