MEMPHYS -- Membrane and Statistical Physics Group

  • Mouritsen, Ole G. (Project Manager)
  • Ipsen, John Hjorth (Project Participant)
  • Besold, Gerhard (Project Participant)
  • Miao, Ling (Project Participant)
  • Dammann, Bernd (Project Participant)
  • Sabra, Mads Christian (Project Participant)
  • Trandum, Christa (Project Participant)
  • Jacobsgaard, Helle E. Hjorting (Project Participant)
  • Klausen, Jette (Project Participant)
  • Nielsen, Lars Kildemark (Project Participant)
  • Høyrup, Lise Pernille Kristine (Project Participant)
  • Vissing, Thomas (Project Participant)
  • Callisen, Thomas Hønger (Project Participant)
  • Vattulainen, Ilpo Tapio (Project Participant)
  • Jørgensen, Kent (Project Participant)
  • Westh, Peter (Project Participant)
  • Jensen, Morten Østergaard (Project Participant)
  • Kaasgaard, Thomas (Project Participant)

Project Details


Principal Areas of Research:
Statistical mechanics and thermodynamics,
computer simulation techniques, phase transitions
and critical phenomena, calorimetry, fluorescense spectroscopy,
electron-spin resonance spectroscopy,
biomembrane physics and chemistry, physical chemistry of surfaces
and interfaces, soft matter, materials science.
Phase transitions in solids and fluids,
Monte Carlo methods, liquid crystals,
overlayers on solid surfaces, domain--growth
kinetics, grain growth and grain boundaries, interfaces and melting,
solidification, fractals and pattern formation, transport phenomena,
ceramic high--temperature superconductors, polymers, random surfaces, lipid
monolayers and bilayers, biological membranes, lipid membranes and liposomes
incorporated with cholesterol, proteins, polypeptides, drugs
and insecticides, phospholipase action.
Visiting scientists in 1999:
Prof. Martin J. Zuckermann (McGill)
Prof. Robert Cantor
Dr. James Polson (McGill)
Dr. Thomas Heimburg (MPI, Goettingen)
During the period the project has received financial support from the following sources:
The Danish Natural Science Research Council
The Danish Technical Science Research Council
The Danish Medical Research Council
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research
Carlsberg Foundation
The Danish Research Academy
The Hasselblad Foundation
Effective start/end date01/07/198531/12/2000


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