P. L. Kapitza Institute for Physical Problems of Russian Academy of Sciences was founded in 1934. The founder of the Institute, Prof. P.L.Kapitza was its director for many years. The head of theoretical division of the Institute for about 30 years was Prof. L. D. Landau.
IPP is currently one of the leading research and educational institutions in low temperature physics.
The main fields of research are:
Quantum fluids and solids
Quantum theory of condensed matter
Low temperature magnetism
Scanning tunnel microscopy for study of materials
Microtrons and its applications
Other institution names:
Institute for Physical Problems of the USSR Academy of Sciences