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Basic Research

IKP-2 is carrying out basic research in experimental hadron and particle physics. It prepares and performs experiments using the on-site synchrotron COSY and joins external activities at other facilities. An overview of the current activities is given here.

Technical Developments

IKP-2 is continuously improving the methods and detectors currently in use as well as developing new tools and equipment for future research. An overview is given here.


Various members of IKP-2 are offering courses and seminars at RWTH Aachen and at the University of Cologne. IKP-2 also offers the possibility to work on Bachelor, Master and PhD theses. More informationen is available here.