Institute of Atomic Physics and Spectroscopy (IAPS) at University of Latvia performs internationally recognised fundamental and applied research in atomic physics, spectroscopy, photonics, quantum physics and related areas. New optical methods and devices for applications in industry, medicine and environmental monitoring are being developed, as well.
High quality of the research is assured by a qualified academic staff total of 47 employees. There are 20 leading researchers, 17 researchers, and 10 scientific assistants incl. 27 employees with doctor's degree. The bachelor, master and doctoral students are involved in the IAPS projects.
The Institute has been supported by European Commission as a
centre of excellence of fundamental and applied research. Active international scientific collaboration is facilitated by International International Society of Applied Optics and Latvian Regional Committee of International Commission for Optics (ICO), all acting under the IAPS umbrella.

  Institute of Atomic Physics and Spectroscopy