

 Direct, inverse, and algebraic quantum scattering theory
 Geometric and Berry phases. Physical applications
 Interaction of charged particles with matter
 Molecular physics
 Electronic and geometrical structure of atoms, molecules, clusters and solids
 Fullerenes, electronic and optical properties of C60 and its derivatives
 Manybody theory
 Electron localization
 Complex structures in extended systems
 Disordered systems, localizationdelocalization transition, statistics of energy spectra
 Relativistic valence band spectroscopy of metals and disordered alloys
 Classical and KohnSham density functional theories
 Ordering properties of metallic alloys and surfaces
 Tunneling theory, STM microscopy
 Thermodynamics and transport properties of charge and spindensity waves
 Lattice statistical problems (percolation theory, Ising systems, phase transitions)
 Temporal and spatial scaling in nonequilibrium statistical physics (growth, fracture, selforganized criticality)
 Simulation and theory of driven systems with large number of degrees of freedom (e.g. granular media and traffic)
 Surface magnetism and surface magnetocrystalline anisotropy
 Ab initio and multiscale investigations of magnetic nanostructures
 Strongly correlated systems
 Light scattering in metals and superconductors
 Mesoscopic systems
 Tunneling centers in metals
 Kondo effect
 Electronic structure of disordered High Temperature Superconductors
 Anomalous properties of high temperature superconductors
 Amorphous semiconductors, electronic structure
 Amorphous semiconductors, RMC structure simulation

