Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation Project Grants 2012

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation granted in 2012 more than 700 million SEK in project grants for 2012 to 25 research projects which where assessed to hold the highest international standards and have the opportunity to lead to future scientific breakthroughs. The Department of Physics and Astronomy was main applicant in two of these projects that was granted in total 60.4 million SEK during five years.

Spin dynamics and magnonics

Main applicant: Olle Eriksson, Division of Materials Theory
Project title: Spin dynamics and magnonics
Grant amount: 37 400 000 SEK during five years

Olle Eriksson

Characterization of the earth-sized exoplanets

Main applicant: Nikolai Piskunov, Division of Astronomy and Space Physics
Project title: Characterization of the earth-sized exoplanets
Grant amount: 23 000 000 SEK during five years

Nikolai Piskunov