The Department of Physics
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The department comprises of four institutes from the physics domain as well as two coopted groups from the medicine domain.
Mathematics and Astronomy have a long tradition in Tübingen, as they are represented here since 1507. The first scientific faculty of Germany was founded here in 1863.
The multifaceted research covers for example astro-particle physics, quantum optics, superconduction, electron microscopy, nano-structures, biophysics, medical physics, quantum field theory, relativistic astrophysics and space research with satellites - to name only some fields of research.