QUANTUM DYNAMICSProf. Dr. Gerhard Rempe

QUANTUM DYNAMICS
Prof. Dr. Gerhard Rempe

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Group Highlights:

January 2021: "Erbium dopants in nanophotonic silicon waveguides" by L. Weiß et al. has been published in Optica.

January 2021: "Laser stabilization to a cryogenic fiber ring resonator" by B. Merkel et al. has been published in Optics Letters.

January 2021: The Quantum Dynamics Group wishes you a happy and successful new year 2021!!

Members December 2020: Matthias Körber was awarded his PhD for his work on "Long-Lived and Efficient Qubit Memory for Photonic Quantum Networks".
Members November 2020: Thomas Gantner was awarded his PhD for his work on "Cold, Dense, and Slow Samples of Polyatomic Molecules for Collision Experiments".

November 2020: "Coherent and Purcell-Enhanced Emission from Erbium Dopants in a Cryogenic High-Q Resonator" by B. Merkel et al. has been published in Phys. Rev. X. Please also have look on our MPQ press release.

November 2020: We welcome Gianvito Chiarella in our group. This month, Gianvito is starting as a PhD candidate with the CavityX team.

October 2020: "A network-ready random-access qubits memory" by S. Langenfeld et al. has been published in Nature Partner Journal Quantum Information.

Members October 2020: Nicolas Tolazzi was awarded his PhD for his work on "Atomic Cycles in Cavity QED".

October 2020: This month, four new colleagues are starting in our group:

  • Leonardo Ruscio as a PhD candidate with the Pistol team
  • Matthias Seubert as a PhD candidate with the QGate team
  • Jasper Ebel as a master student with the Quantum Networks Group
  • Karl Miklautz as a master student with the Quantum Networks Group

September 2020: We welcome Michael Ziemba in the group. This month, Michael is starting as a master student with the Cryofuge team.

August 2020: We welcome Tobias Frank who is starting as a PhD candidate with the CavityX team.

June 2020: "Buffer-gas cooling of molecules in the low-density regime comparison between simulation and experiment" by T. Gantner et al. has been published in Journal of Physics B.

May 2020: Florian Burger and Alexander Ulanowski defended their master theses.

May 2020: We welcome two new group members: Bianca Röhr is starting as a master student with the Rydberg team and Stephan Rinner is starting as a PhD candidate with the Quantum Networks Group.

April 2020: "A quantum network node with crossed optical fibre cavities" by M. Brekenfeld et al. has been published in Nature Physics.

Members March 2020: Daniel Tiarks was awarded his PhD for his work on "Quantum bits in ensembles of ultracold Rydberg atoms".

March 2020: "Continuous Generation of Quantum Light from a Single Ground-State Atom in an Optical Cavity" by C. J. Villas-Boas et al. has been published in Physical Review Letters.

March 2020: We welcome Fabian Salamon as a master student in our group. This month, Fabian is starting with the Molecule team.

February 2020: Daniel Repp defended his master thesis successfully.

January 2020: " Dark-time decay of the retrieval efficiency of light stored as a Rydberg excitation in a noninteracting ultracold gas" by S. Schmidt-Eberle et al. has been published in Physical Review A.

January 2020: " Accurate photonic temporal mode analysis with reduced resources" by O. Morin et al. has been published in Physical Review A.


January 2020: The Quantum Dynamics Group wishes you a happy and successful new year 2020!!


December 2019: We welcome Ya-Fen Hsiao to the Quantum Dynamics Division! This month, Ya-Fen is starting as a postdoc with the RydPhot team.


October 2019: We welcome Boom Phrompao to the Quantum Dynamics Division! This month, Boom is starting as a PhD student with the molecule team.


September 2019: The annual group retreat takes place at Schloß Ringberg near Tegernsee in the Bavarian Alps.

Members September 2019: Stephan Welte was awarded his PhD for his work on "Photon-Mediated Quantum Information Processing with Neutral Atoms in an Optical Cavity".

September 2019: " Deterministic Shaping and Reshaping of Single-Photon Temporal Wave Functions" by O. Morin et al. has been published in Physical Review Letters.

Members September 2019: Bastian Hacker was awarded his PhD for his work on "Two-Photon Gate and Creation of Optical Cat States using One Atom in a Cavity".


September 2019: We welcome Pau Farrera to the Quantum Dynamics Division! This month, Pau is starting as a postdoc with the QIP team.

April 2019: " Single-Photon Distillation via a Photonic Parity Measurement Using Cavity QED" by S. Daiss et al. has been published in Physical Review Letters.


January 2019: We welcome Emanuele Distante to the Quantum Dynamics Division! This month, Emanuele is starting as a postdoc with the QIP team.

January 2019: " Deterministic creation of entangled atom–light Schrödinger-cat states" by B. Hacker et al. has been published in Nature Photonics. More information for the general audience can be found in our MPQ press release, in an article in Physics Today (in English), or in an article in Spektrum der Wissenschaft (in German).


January 2019: The Quantum Dynamics Group wishes you a happy and successful new year 2019!!

November 2018: " State resolved investigation of Förster resonant energy transfer in collisions between polar molecules and Rydberg atoms" by F. Jarisch et al. has been published in New Journal of Physics.

Members November 2018: Alexander Prehn was awarded his PhD for his work on "An Ultracold Gas of Electrically Trapped Formaldehyde".


November 2018: We welcome Christopher Ianzano to the Quantum Dynamics Division! This month, Christopher is starting as a PhD student with the QED team.

October 2018: " A photon–photon quantum gate based on Rydberg interactions" by D. Tiarks et al. has been published in Nature Physics. More information for the general audience can be found in our MPQ press release.


October 2018: The annual group retreat takes place at Schloß Ringberg near Tegernsee in the Bavarian Alps.


October 2018: We welcome Florian Jung to the Quantum Dynamics Division! This month, Florian is starting as a PhD student with the molecule team.


August 2018: We welcome Philip Thomas to the Quantum Dynamics Division! This month, Philip is starting as a PhD student with the QIP team.


July 2018: We welcome Lukas Hartung to the Quantum Dynamics Division! This month, Lukas is starting as a PhD student with the QIP team.

July 2018: " Increased dimensionality of Raman cooling in a slightly nonorthogonal optical lattice" by A. Neuzner et al. has been published in Physical Review A.

June 2018: " Strong coupling between photons of two light fields mediated by one atom" by C. Hamsen et al. has been published in Nature Physics. More information for the general audience can be found in our MPQ press release or in an article in Physics Today.

May 2018: " Continuous parametric feedback cooling of a single atom in an optical cavity" by C. Sames et al. has been published in Physical Review A.

Members March 2018: Christian Sames was awarded his PhD for his work on "Atomic antiresonance and parametric feedback in a strongly coupled atom-cavity quantum system".

February 2018: " Photon-Mediated Quantum Gate between Two Neutral Atoms in an Optical Cavity" by S. Welte et al. has been published in Physical Review X. More information for the general audience can be found in our MPQ press release.


February 2018: We welcome Isabel Rabey to the Quantum Dynamics Division! This month, Isabel is starting as a Postdoc with the molecule team.


January 2018: The Quantum Dynamics Group wishes you a happy and successful new year 2018!!

Members December 2017: Christoph Hamsen was awarded his PhD for his work on "Interacting Photons in a Strongly Coupled Atom-Cavity System".

December 2017: " Decoherence-protected memory for a single-photon qubit" by M. Körber et al. has been published in Nature Photonics. More information for the general audience can be found in our MPQ press release.

November 2017: " A cryofuge for cold-collision experiments with slow polar molecules" by X. Wu et al. has been published in Science. More information for the general audience can be found in our MPQ press release.

Members October 2017: Manuel Uphoff was awarded his PhD for his work on "Optical microcavities for quantum communication with single atoms".


October 2017: We welcome Maximilian Löw to the Quantum Dynamics Division! This month, Maximilian is starting as a PhD student with the molecule team.


September 2017: The annual group retreat takes place at the Gasthof Rechtegg in the Austrian Alps across from the Großvenediger.


August 2017: The NIM Conference on Resonator QED co-organized by Gerhard Rempe takes place from August 29 to September 1 at the Kardinal-Wendel-Haus in Munich.


July 2017: Severin Daiß wins the first poster prize at the Young Atoms Opticians conference in Paris for his poster on "Entangling Two Matter Qubits Using Cavity QED".

June 2017: " Nondestructive detection of polar molecules via Rydberg atoms" by M. Zeppenfeld has been published in Europhysics Letters.


June 2017: We welcome Bo Wang to the Quantum Dynamics Division! This month, Bo is starting as a PhD student with the QED team.

Members May 2017: Xing Wu was awarded his PhD for his work on "A Centrifuge Decelerator and a Thermometer for Cold Polar Molecules".

May 2017: " Cavity Carving of Atomic Bell States" by S. Welte et al. has been published in Physical Review Letters.


April 2017: We welcome Thomas Stolz to the Quantum Dynamics Division as a PhD student! After completing his master studies in the group, Thomas is continuing his research in the BEC team.

March 2017: " Two-Photon Blockade in an Atom-Driven Cavity QED System" by C. Hamsen et al. has been published in Physical Review Letters. More information for the general audience can be found in our MPQ press release.

March 2017: " Fast, precise, and widely tunable frequency control of an optical parametric oscillator referenced to a frequency comb" by A. Prehn et al. has been published in Review of Scientific Instruments.


January 2017: We welcome Clinton Potts to the Quantum Dynamics Division! This month, Clinton is starting as a PhD student with the QED team.


January 2017: We welcome Dr. Lin Li to the Quantum Dynamics Division! This month, Lin joins the QIP team as a postdoc.


January 2017: The Quantum Dynamics Group wishes you a happy and successful new year 2017!!

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