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  • Asteroseismology
  • Active galactic nuclei
  • Radiation astrophysics
  • Multi-wavelength data analysis

Atmospheric Physics

  • Solar irradiance

Condensed Matter Physics

  • Surface science
  • Magnetism and criticality in Cr alloys
  • Magnetism in thin films and superlattices
  • Electronic structure of correlated electron systems
  • Highly correlated matter, quantum criticality, superconductivity and magnetism
  • Magnetic-electronic, structural-mechanical and electrical-transport investigations at extreme pressure-temperature conditions

Nuclear Physics

  • Chiral symmetry in nuclei
  • Nuclear structure, reaction theory and exotic nuclei
  • Experimental studies of nuclear structure and reactions

Theoretical Physics

  • Nuclear physics
  • Astroparticle physics and cosmology
  • Particle Physics Phenomenology

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ResearcherFields of SpecialisationPublications
Prof. Alan CornellHigh energy theory, particle phenomenology, gravitational physics and physics education.


Dr Sthabile Kolwa

The circumgalactic medium.

Radio-selected AGN and their host galaxies.

Radio source characterisation.

Dr. Machaba Leanyatsa Abraham Letswalo
  • Solid State Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics