May 2018: Mikeal Twengström, Patrik Henelius, and cooworkers have published a paper in Nature Communications, highlighted by the editor.
April 2018: Philipp Rybakov with co-authors from Germany, Russia and China published a Nature Nanotechnology article.
October 2017: Anatoly Belonoshko is elected Fellow of American Physical Society.
February 2017: Nature Geoscience article published by A. Belonoshko et al. For an overview, see Daily Mail story. KTH runs news on this publication here.
February 2017: Stiftelsen Olle Engkvist Byggmästare awarded a grant to the research project "Phenomenological Neutrino Physics beyond the Standard Model" with Tommy Ohlsson as main applicant.
December 2016: NordForsk awarded a grant to an internordic collaboration on magnetism and neutrons headed by P. Henelius.
December 2016: Egor Babaev chaired panel discussion of 2016 Nobel prize in Physics on topological states of matter. A video recording is available. The department has a vigorous research program in the field of this years prize.
November 2016: Professor Manfred Lindner, director at the Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik, has been awarded the title of honorary doctor at KTH.
April 2016: Letter article in Europhysics Letters by Tommy Ohlsson: Non-Hermitian neutrino oscillations in matter with PT symmetric Hamiltonians.
Januari 2016: Refrustration and competing orders in the prototypical Dy2Ti2O7 spin ice material by P. Henelius et al. was selected for the PRB Kaleidoscope.
December 2015: Stella Riad and Jessica Elevant have appeared on a Swedish national television program about the Nobel Prize in Physics 2015 for the discovery of neutrino oscillations.
November 2015: M. Silaev, E. V. Thuneberg, and M. Fogelström published a PRL, Lifshitz Transition in the Double-Core Vortex in 3He-B.
October 2015: Tommy Ohlsson and Mattias Blennow have been interviewed by KTH News (in Swedish) about the Nobel Prize in Physics 2015 for the discovery of neutrino oscillations.
The department team at "Bellmanstafetten 2015
(from left to right: Per Moosavi, Olle Edholm, Mikael Twengstöm, Juan Carlos Andresen, Jie FU).
April 2015: M. Silaev, et al. published a PRL, Long-Range Spin Accumulation from Heat Injection in Mesoscopic Superconductors with Zeeman Splitting, showing theoretically how heat is efficiently converted to an accumulation of spin in magnetic superconductors.
Egor Babaev wins the 2015 Göran Gustafsson prize in physics.
Foto: Markus Marcetic, © Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien
March 2015: Hannes Meier defended his PhD thesis.
December 2014: Johan Carlstrom receives a prestigeous postdoctoral fellowship from Wenner-Gren foundation to pursue research on strongly correlated fermionic systems in the USA.
November 2014: On MareNostrum @ BSC, Spain, with 50 million core hours, went to the project entitled EGOIST - Endogenic oil synthesis in the deep Earth interor: ab initio molecular dynamic simulation, led by Prof. Anatoly Belonoshko of the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden.
October 2014: Review article in Nature Communications by Tommy Ohlsson and Shun Zhou: Renormalization group running of neutrino parameters.
September 2014: Recent paper by Johan Carlstrom and Egor Babaev predicting possibility of enthropically-induced superfluid states has been highlighted as Editor's suggestion in Physical Review Letters and was selected for a research highlight in Nature Physics.
April 2014: Egor Babaev has been appointed as editorial board member of Nature Scientific Reports.
April 2014: Mattias Blennow has been awarded the Göran Gustafsson Prize to Young Researchers 2014.
January 2014: Tommy Ohlsson has been appointed Coordinating Editor of the peer-reviewed scientific journal Nuclear Physics B.
December 2013: Egor Babaev was awarded a grant for distinguished young researchers from VR.
The master program in engineering physics at KTH got the
very high quality by the Swedish Higher
Education Authority (UKÄ).
October 2013: Stella Riad has won the "Naturvetarpriset" for the best master thesis in physics from the year 2012 in Sweden.
September 2013: Science paper by M. Nyblom, H. Poulsen, P. Gourdon, L. Reinhard, M. Andersson, E. Lindahl, N. Fedosova, and P. Nissen: Crystal Structure of Na+, K+-ATPase in the Na+-Bound State.
March 2013: Review article in Advances in High Energy Physics by Mattias Blennow and Alexei Yu. Smirnov: Neutrino Propagation in Matter.
March 2013: Anatoly Belonoshko declared APS Outstanding Referee.
March 2013: Review article in Reports on Progress in Physics by Tommy Ohlsson: Status of non-standard neutrino interactions.
January 2013: Tommy Ohlsson has been elected for a four-year term to arXiv's Member Advisory Board as one of eight voting members.
November 2012: Nature Physics letter Patrik Henelius, et al. Evidence of impurity and boundary effects on magnetic monopole dynamics in spin ice.
September 2012: Feature in Physics World by Henrik Melbéus and Tommy Ohlsson: Delving into extra dimensions.
August 2012: Paper in "Communications in Mathematical Physics" by Jonas de Woul and Edwin Langmann: Exact Solution of a 2D Interacting Fermion Model
August 2012: Nature Physics paper by Alexander Merle and Tommy Ohlsson, Dark matter: Supersymmetry wimps out?
June 2012: Reviews of Modern Physics paper by Göran Grimvall, Blanka Magyari Köpe, Vidvuds Ozolins and Kristin A Persson, Lattice instabilities in metallic elements.
June 2012: Andreas Andersson defended his PhD thesis.
May 2012: Nature Communications article by Anders Biltmo and Patrik Henelius, Unreachable glass transition in dilute dipolar magnet
May 2012: Patrik Henelius elected Teacher of the Year by physics students.
May 2012: PNAS paper from Lindahlgroup Tracking a complete voltage-sensor cycle with metal-ion bridges (perspective).
May 2012: Henrik Melbéus defended his PhD thesis.
Feb 2012: Sofia Sivertsson defended her PhD thesis.
Jan 2012: Egor Babaev and Mats Wallin named APS Outstanding Referees.
Jan 2012: Nature paper by Erik Lindahl et. al: Molecular recognition of a single sphingolipid species by a protein’s transmembrane domain
Jan 2012: Physical Review Letters paper by Hannes Meier and Mats Wallin: Quantum Critical Dynamics Simulation of Dirty Boson Systems
Dec 2011: Erik Brandt defended his PhD thesis and left for a postdoc at UCSB.
Dec 2011: Jonas de Woul defended his PhD thesis.
Nov 2011: Physical Review Letters paper by Julien Garaud, Johan Carlström, and Egor Babaev: Topological Solitons in Three-Band Superconductors with Broken Time Reversal Symmetry
Sep 2011: Textbook by Tommy Ohlsson published at Cambridge University Press: Relativistic Quantum Physics - From Advanced Quantum Mechanics to Introductory Quantum Field Theory