Prof. Dr. Gerhard Rempe
October 2015: PhD candidates of the Quantum Dynamics Division organize next year's Young Atom Opticians (YAO) conference. YAO 2016 will be held on the campus in Garching from 21st to 26th of February 2016.
August 2015: Andreas Neuzner wins the best poster award sponsored by Applied Physics B at the NIM Conference on Resonator QED. His contribution on "Quantum dynamics in spatially resolved two-atom cavity QED" was chosen on the basis of scientific content, clarity of presentation and attractiveness of design, and was honored with prize money in the amount of 200 EUR.
July 2015: Thomas Gantner wins the best poster award sponsored by the European Physical Society at the 47th EGAS Conference in Riga (Latvia). His contribution on "Depletion spectroscopy and internal-state thermometry of buffer-gas-cooled polar molecules" was honoured with prize money in the amount of 250 EUR.
June 2015: Rosa Glöckner wins one of four best poster awards at the Wilhelm and Else Heraeus-Seminar "Spectroscopy and applications of cold molecular ions" in Bad Honnef. Her contribution on "Rotational cooling of trapped polyatomic molecules" was honoured with prize money in the amount of 75 EUR.
June 2015: " Heralded Storage of a Photonic Quantum Bit in a Single Atom" by N. Kalb et al. has been published in Physical Review Letters. A synopsis entitled "Heralded Qubit Transfer" can be found at "physics.aps.org.
May 2015: " Rotational state detection of electrically trapped polyatomic molecules" by R. Glöckner et al. has been published in New Journal of Physics.
April 2015: We welcome Dominik Niemietz to the Quantum Dynamics Division! This month, Dominik is starting as a PhD student with the QIP team.
March 2015: We welcome Nicolas Tolazzi to the Quantum Dynamics Division! This month, Nicolas is starting as a PhD student with the QED team.
January 2015: " Frequency splitting of polarization eigenmodes in microscopic Fabry–Perot cavities" by M. Uphoff et al. has been published in New Journal of Physics.
December 2014: Former group members Dominik Bauer and Patrizia Krok present their current work at the inaugural meeting of the Charitable Association of Alumni, Friends, Supporters of MPQ.
October 2014: We welcome Olivier Morin to the Quantum Dynamics Division! This month, Olivier is starting as a postdoc with the QIP team.
September 2014: Rosa Glöckner wins the best poster award at the Conference on Cold and Controlled Molecules and Ions at Monte Verità (Switzerland). Her contribution on "Rotational state manipulation of trapped polyatomic molecules" was honoured with prize money in the amount of 250 CHF.
August 2014: Rosa Glöckner and Thomas Gantner supervise a group of 6 schoolgirls for three days performing a variety of experiments in the context of the bavarian summer program "Mädchen machen Technik".
August 2014: We welcome back Martin Ibrügger to the Quantum Dynamics Division! After completing his diploma thesis in 2013, Martin rejoins the molecule team as a PhD student.
July 2014: " Single-Photon Transistor Using a Förster Resonance" by D. Tiarks et al. has been published in Physical Review Letters. More information for the general audience can be found in the "Viewpoint" article by C. Adams and in our MPQ press release.
June 2014: Manuel Uphoff and Christoph Hamsen win the kicker tournament at the annual MPQ summer barbecue.
April 2014: Carolin Hahn was awarded her PhD for her work on "Remote Entanglement of Two Single Atoms".
April 2014: " A Quantum Gate between a Flying Optical Photon and a Single Trapped Atom" by A. Reiserer et al. has been published in Nature. More information for the general audience can be found in the "News & Views" article by L. Duan, in our MPQ press release or in an article on the web page of the Max Planck Society.
April 2014: We welcome Steffen Schmidt to the Quantum Dynamics Division! Today, Steffen is starting his PhD thesis with the BEC team.
March 2014: Andreas Reiserer was awarded his PhD for his work on "A controlled phase gate between a single atom and an optical photon".
February 2014:Single-Photon Switch Based on Rydberg Blockade by S. Baur et al. has been published in Physical Review Letters. More information for the general audience can be found in our press release.
January 2014: Stephan Dürr was recognized as an Outstanding Referee by the journals of the American Physical Society (APS). Every year, this lifetime award is given to about 150 out of the roughly 60,000 active APS referees.
January 2014:"Antiresonance Phase Shift in Strongly Coupled Cavity QED" by Christian Sames et al. has been published in Physical Review Letters.
January 2014: We welcome Stephan Welte who will reinforce the Qgate Team!
January 2014: " Continuous Centrifuge Decelerator for Polar Molecules" by Sotir Chervenkov et al. has been published in Physical Review Letters. More information for the general audience can be found in our press release.
December 2013: Barbara Englert was awarded her PhD for her work on "Sisyphus Cooling of Polyatomic Molecules".
November 2013: Martin Zeppenfeld was awarded his PhD for his work on "Electric Trapping and Cooling of Polyatomic Molecules".
November 2013: " Nondestructive Detection of an Optical Photon" by Andreas Reiserer et al. has been published in Science Express. We provide here free access to abstract and reprint of the manuscript. More information for the general audience can be found in our press release.
November 2013: We welcome Mahmood Sabooni in our goup! Mahmood did his PhD on quantum memories at Lund University in Sweden and is now working as a post-doc on the Qgate-Experiment.
October 2013: We welcome all new members of our group! Bastian Hacker and Josef Schupp are both joining the Qgate-Experiment for a PhD and a Master thesis, respectively. Matthias Körber is reinforcing the Photon Pistol Experiment as a PhD candidate, and Markus Krottenmüller will do a Master thesis with the Molecules.
September 2013: For the anual group retreat the whole group went to Burg Abenberg in Middle Franconia about 25 km south-west to Nürnberg.
September 2013: " Coherent Control of Quantum Fluctuations Using Cavity Electromagnetically Induced Transparency" by James A. Souza et al. has been published in Physical Review Letters.
September 2013: At the Conference on Resonator QED in Munich, Andreas Neuzner received the prize for the best poster presentation. The poster prize was sponsored by "Applied Physics B" and included a trophy money of 300 EUR. Gladly, Andi invested parts of it in a barrel of beer that he shared with the whole group!
August 2013: We are looking forward to the "Conference on Resonator QED" that is taking place in Munich next months. Covered topics include cavity QED, circuit QED, micro-cavities, cavity optomechanics, QIP, hybrid systems as well as QED without cavities. With more than 50 talks, about 60 posters, a public evening lecture held by Serge Haroche and a panel discussion on "Research and Innovation", the conference programme is very rich. More than 140 international guests are expected! The conference is organized in the framework of the CCQED network.
July 2013: Christian Nölleke was awarded his PhD for his work on "Quantum state transfer between remote single atoms".
June 2013:"Generation of single photons from an atom-cavity system" by Martin Mücke et al. has been published in Physical Review A.
May 2013:"Ground-State Cooling of a Single Atom at the Center of an Optical Cavity" by Andreas Reiserer et al. has been published in Physical Review Letters. The work was highlighted in a "Synopsis - still life with atom" on the journal's webpage.
April 2013:"Efficient Teleportation Between Remote Single-Atom Quantum Memories" by Christian Nölleke et al. has been published in Physical Review Letters.