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Fundamental research for future information technology and beyond

The Peter Grünberg Institute (PGI) is dedicated to fundamental research on novel physical concepts and emerging materials in information technology and related fields.

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Built on 40 years of experience

More than 40 years of Jülich competence in solid state physics, thin films, surface and interface physics and material sciences have been combined in the Peter Grünberg Institute (PGI).

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About Peter Grünberg

The Nobel Committee jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2007 to the Jülich researcher Peter Grünberg and his colleague Albert Fert from the University of Paris-Sud.

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PGI in the Helmholtz Association

The Peter Grünberg Institute is an institute of Forschungszentrum Jülich in the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres (HGF).

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The Peter Grünberg Institute (PGI) unites three theoretical and eight experimental divisions and shares a common Technical and Administrative Infrastructure with the Jülich Centre for Neutron Science (JCNS). The heads of the divisions form the Board of Directors.

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