About the event

The theme of the event is "Spectroscopy — a window to the heart of the nature" emphasizing the importance of experiments in physics. Several spectroscopical methods provide detailed information on fundamental phenomena and structure of matter. Those are also in continuous use in control and monitoring of our everyday life.
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We warmly welcome everyone to the Physics Days 2016 in Oulu!

Invited speakers

Anders Nilsson

Stockholm University / Stanford University

Esko Herrala


Mischa Bonn

Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research

Christian Degen

ETH Zürich

Kerstin Borras

Deutsches Elektronen‐Synchrotron (DESY) / RWTH Aachen University


Risto Ilmoniemi

Aalto University

Johan Knapen

Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC)

Minna Palmroth

Finnish Meteorological Institute

Christoph Quitmann

Lund University

Magnus Berggren

Linköping University


Organizing Committee

Marko Huttula Chair University of Oulu
Matti Alatalo University of Oulu
Ville-Veikko Telkki University of Oulu
Lauri Hautala University of Oulu
Matti Vapa University of Oulu
Tuomas Soudunsaari University of Oulu
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Program Committee

Matti Alatalo Chair University of Oulu
Marko Huttula University of Oulu
Esa Turunen SGO
Juha Vaara University of Oulu
Paula Eerola University of Helsinki
Olli Ikkala Aalto University
Erik Vartiainen LUT
Juergen Schmidt University of Oulu
Miika Nieminen University of Oulu

Participating companies

The Finnish Physical Society

Since 1947, the Finnish Physical Society has advanced public awareness in physics by publishing scientific literature, arranging conferences, and inviting international scholars to Finland to give public lectures on modern Physics. The Finnish Physical Society supports research in physics, and maintains contacts with international and domestic physical associations.

Physics Days 2016 will be the 50th Annual Meeting of the Finnish Physical Society. The registration fee for the members of the Society is essentially lower than the normal prize (Note: a pending membership application at the time of registration is accepted).

Become a member at www.fyysikkoseura.fi .