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Welcome to the Institute of Semiconductor and Solid State Physics!

Research at the Institute of Semiconductor and Solid State Physics focuses on the growth, nanofabrication, characterization, modification and applications of semiconducting heterostructures and nanostructures of ferromagnetic structures and materials, oligomers, polymers and metals. Our focus covers all aspects of nanostructures, ranging from fundamental investigations and modeling of physical properties to the realizing novel nanostructures in support of quantum optics, infrared optoelectronics, magnetic, spintronic and thermoelectric devices.

Nanostructures are fabricated using advanced lithography and processing techniques, including electron beam lithography, holographic lithography, as well as self-assembled growth of quantum dots and wires using molecular beam epitaxy, metal-organic vapor phase epitaxy and chemical synthesis. In this regard, the institute operates a Class-100 cleanroom facility containing all of the required processing equipment. The objective of nanofabrication is to produce defect-free structures in the sub-50-nm range with precise control of shapes and compositions, sharp heterointerfaces and excellent optical, electronic and magnetic properties. We focus particularly on developing site-control techniques to support the positioning of self-assembled nanostructures.

Institute of Semiconductor and Solid State Physics


Johannes Kepler University of Linz
Altenberger Straße 69
4040 Linz


Semiconductor Physics building

Office hours

Mo-Fr: 09.00 - 15.00


+43 732 2468-9600, -9639

Semiconductor Physics Division

Solid State Physics Division

News & Events

News 01.02.2021

Quantum Cryptography: A New Method for Tap-Proof Communication

News 01.02.2021

Quantum Teleportation with Imperfect Quantum Dots

News 17.12.2020

"Physics World 2020 Breakthrough of the Year"

Group Stangl involved in discovery of light emission of Si based material, (Nature 580, 205-209/2020)

See also article in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 8 March 2021

Event 23.09.2024

73rd Annual Meeting of the Austrian Physical Society