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New Chair for EPS AMOP Division

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Joachim Burgdörfer, Dean of Faculty and Professor at the Institute of Theoretical Physics, Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), Vienna- Austria, has been elected as the new Chair of the European Physical Society’s Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics Division [AMOPD], succeeding Dominique Vernhet from the University Pierre and Marie Curie- Sorbonne Universities in Paris, France, who has led the division for the last three years.

Joachim Burgdörfer, new chair of the EPS AMOPD
Joachim Burgdörfer

Joachim Burgdörfer is a theorist working on quantum dynamics covering complex systems with particular expertise in the fields of attosecond and strong-field physics, Rydberg atoms, time-dependent quantum many-body systems and quantum chemistry and nanostructures. As Chair of the AMOPD, he and his divisional board will also be responsible for the scientific program of the next European Conference on Atoms, Molecules and Photons [ECAMP-13] that will be held in 2019 in Florence- Italy.



  1. 2016 EPS-AMOPD Young Scientist Prize awarded to Christian Brand
  2. Report from the ECAMP12 conference
  3. EPS Executive Committee and Staff activities August 2016

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