Welcome to the website of the NWO Physics program ‘Strange metals’.
Strange metals are called strange because their behaviour deviates from the standard properties of metals. Their electrical resistance increases linearly with temperature until the melting point. A consortium of researchers from Leiden University, Utrecht University, the University of Amsterdam and Radboud University will to investigate whether strange metals provide opportunities for quantum entanglement over longer distances based on holographic principles. The programme connects leading researchers in the area of string theory and quantum many-body theory, with experimental solid-state physicists to explore in depth the fundamental physics of strange metals.