Integrated within the Faculty of Physics and Astronomy of the University, the Institute of Solid State Physics is focusing on the following research areas:

  • Physics of nanoscale solids
  • Photovoltaics
  • Organic Thin Films & Surface science
  • Low temperature physics
  • Ion beam physics
  • Laboratory astro physics and cluster physics

Profile-shaping research groups

Innovative Materials

  • Physics of nanoscale solids
    Prof. Dr. Carsten Ronning
  • Organic Thin Films & Surface Science
    Prof. Dr. Torsten Fritz

Energy Storage & Conversion

  • Photovoltaics
    Prof. Dr. Carsten Ronning / Dr. Udo Reislöhner / PD Dr. Claudia Schnohr


Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Institute of Solid State Physics
Prof. Dr. Carsten Ronning
Max‐Wien‐Platz 1
07743 Jena

Phone: +49 3641 9-47300
Email: carsten.ronning@uni‐