IMM Research groups

The Institute for Molecules and Materials (IMM) has 23 research groups, from fundamental interactions between molecules, the chemistry of complex life-like molecular systems to the properties of matter emerging from quantum effects.

Researchers at Analytical Chemistry

Analytical Chemistry & Chemometrics

Developing methods to obtain relevant information from chemical data/detection & quantification of volatile compounds in gas mixtures.

Analytical Chemistry & Chemometrics
Researcher at Applied Materials Science group

Applied Materials Science

Depositing and analysing semiconductor devices like thin film photovoltaic cells.

Applied Materials Science
Biomolecular Chemistry RIMLS researcher

Biomolecular Chemistry

Understanding biological processes at the molecular level.

Biomolecular Chemistry
Researcher at Biophysical Chemistry group

Biophysical Chemistry

Understanding the interplay of biomacromolecules and their physical interactions.

Biophysical Chemistry
Onderzoek bij HFML-FELIX

Condensed Matter Physics

Understanding the functionality of matter, in order to learn to manipulate it.

Condensed Matter Physics
Researcher at HFML

Correlated Electron Systems

Discovering & understanding exotic states that emerge in correlated matter under extreme conditions.

Correlated Electron Systems
FELIX laboratory

FELIX Infrared and Terahertz Spectroscopy

Exploring Infrared and THz radiation of the FELIX lasers to study molecular systems and matter.

FELIX Infrared and Terahertz Spectroscopy
Solid State NMR

Magnetic Resonance Research Center

Developing new techniques to optimize sensitivity and information content of solid-state NMR spectra.

Magnetic Resonance Research Center
FELIX

Molecular Structure and Dynamics

Applying FELIX lasers in spectroscopic studies to identify molecular structures.

Molecular Structure and Dynamics
Physical Organic Chemistry research

Physics & Chemistry of Soft Matter

Elucidate the microscopic structure and dynamics that underlie the behaviour of complex soft matter.

Physics & Chemistry of Soft Matter
Physical Organic Chemistry

Physical Organic Chemistry

Understanding and replicating the physical environment and reaction networks of the living cell.

Physical Organic Chemistry
Prof. Alex Khajetoorians in SPM lab

Scanning Probe Microscopy

Advancing scanning probe techniques for condensed matter physics and surface chemistry.

Scanning Probe Microscopy
Researcher at HFML

Semiconductors and Nanostructures

Unveil the electronic quantum properties of new materials using high magnetic fields.

Semiconductors and Nanostructures
Magnet at HFML

Soft condensed Matter & Nanomaterials

Investigating the properties of soft matter and nanomaterials by using high magnetic fields.

Soft condensed Matter & Nanomaterials
Researcher at Solid State Chemistry group

Solid State Chemistry

Obtaining a fundamental understanding of the processes that occur during formation and growth of crystals.

Solid State Chemistry
Spectroscopy

Spectroscopy and Catalysis

Develop and use methods based on mass spectrometry to understand details of chemical reactions.

Spectroscopy and Catalysis
Laser Physics and Cold Molecules researcher

Spectroscopy of Cold Molecules

Studying molecular collision processes at low energies and with unprecedented precision.

Spectroscopy of Cold Molecules
Spectroscopy of Solids and Interfaces

Spectroscopy of Solids and Interfaces

Understanding the relation between properties and structure of nanoscopic and molecular materials.

Spectroscopy of Solids & Interfaces
Researcher Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Designing and synthesising so called heterocycle molecules with functions of biological relevance.

Synthetic Organic Chemistry
Systems Chemistry

Systems Chemistry

Developing functional polymers, peptide and protein-based hybrid materials with biological activity.

Systems Chemistry
Discussing table

Theoretical & Computational Chemistry

Explaining and predicting properties of molecules, clusters and molecular solids.

Theoretical & Computational Chemistry
Students of Theory of Condensed Matter

Theory of Condensed Matter

Predicting structural and electronic properties of condensed matter, like graphene.

Theory of Condensed Matter
Spectroscopy of Solids and Interfaces

Ultrafast Spectroscopy of Correlated Materials

Exploring matter where short-range quantum interactions has evolved in macroscale correlations.

Ultrafast Spectroscopy of Correlated Materials