Department of Applied Physics

The Department of Applied Physics is one of the largest departments in the School of Engineering Sciences. We're situated in AlbaNova University Center and Science for LIfe Laboratory.

The research at Department of Applied Physics is primarily experimental and often multi-disciplinary. Topics range from biological and medical physics over optical physics to applied quantum physics. Prominent areas include the science and technology of bioimaging, biomolecular spectroscopy, solid-state lasers, non-linear optics, ultrasonics, x-rays, nanostructures and nanoelectronics.

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Teacher of the year 2014

Martin Viklund apointed Teacher of the Year by the students at KTH!

Celebrating International Year of Light

The United Nations has declared 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based technologies (IYL2015) to raise international awareness of the importance of light for mankind and how light can help forming our future. For more information visit or

Master Programme Engineering Physics

Master Programme

Engineering Physics

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Defense of dissertations

Defense of dissertations

Athanasia Christakou successfully defender her thesis on January 30th!

Fredrik Uhlén successfully defendes his thesis on January 23rd!

Nicky Thilmann successfully defended his thesis on December 19th!

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