Congratulations to the IMPRS-QST Alumni on their PhD! And a big thanks to all of them for helping shape the profile of our program with their presence, their research and their feedback.

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The list of program graduates and their doctoral thesis titles is organized by graduation date.

Johannes Halbinger (March 2024): Imaginary- and Real-Frequency Correlation Functions in Condensed Matter Physics: General Properties and Applications

Rajah Nutakki (December 2023): Spin liquids on the centred pyrochlore lattice

Arthur Christianen (November 2023): Bose polarons, ultracold molecules, and quantum computing

Oriana Dießel (September 2023): Polaron Physics and Phase Transitions in Light-Matter Systems

Giulio Pasqualetti (July 2023): Probing the thermodynamics of SU(N)-symmetric Fermi gases with ultracold atoms

Felix Palm (June 2023): Fractional Chern Insulators in Hofstadter-Hubbard Models: New Probes and Routes Towards Cold Atom Quantum Simulation

Julian Bender (June 2023): Quantum and classical methods for lattice gauge theories in higher dimensions

Noelia Fernández (March 2023): Electronic transport in suspended rhombohedral few-layer graphene and 1T-TaS2

Asli Cebe (January 2023): Methods for Thermalization and Equilibration Dynamics in Quantum Many-Body Systems

Elisabeth Wybo (September 2022): Tensor product state algorithms for characterizing entanglement and excitations of correlated quantum matter

Patrick Emonts (September 2022): Algorithms for Hamiltonian Quantum Field Theories 

Giacomo Giudice (September 2022): Applications of tensor networks to open problems in many-body quantum physics

Jiří Guth Jarkovský (September 2022): Quantum Information Methods in Many-Body Physics

Johannes Feldmeier (September 2022): Nonequilibrium dynamics in constrained quantum many-body systems 

Caroline de Groot (June 2022): Topological Phases, Symmetries and Open Systems 

Tommaso Guaita (June 2022): Quantum Variational Methods for Gaussian States and Beyond 

Stefan Langenfeld (February 2022): Quantum Communication with a Two-Atoms Network Node

Elias Walter (February 2022): Real-frequency dynamics of quantum impurity models studied with fRG, NRG, CFT

Janik Schönmeier-Kromer (January 2022): Calculation of Quantum Error Correction Thresholds and Numerical Analysis of the Spinful Bose-Fermi-Hubbard Model

Alexander Schuckert (November 2021): Probing nonequilibrium quantum matter with two-time correlation functions

Thomas Kohlert (June 2021): Probing weak ergodicity breaking in the one-dimensional Fermi-Hubbard model

Dominik Irber (June 2021): Robust all-optical single-shot readout of nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamond

Christoph Sünderhauf (April 2021): Chaos in Many-Body Quantum Systems

Nelson Darkwah Oppong (April 2021): Probing many-body physics with multiorbital quantum gases

Anna Hackenbroich (February 2021): Entanglement in chiral topological systems

Martina Gschwendtner (February 2021): Programmable Quantum Processors

Annabelle Bohrdt (February 2021): Probing strongly correlated many-body systems with quantum simulation

Sebastian Scherg (February 2021): Probing nonequilibrium dynamics in Fermi-Hubbard chains – from extensively-many to few conserved quantities

Karen Wintersperger (August 2020): Realization of Floquet Topological Systems with Ultracold Atoms in Optical Honeycomb Lattices

Nicola Pancotti (July 2020): Methods for Quantum Dynamics, Localization and Quantum Machine Learning

Johannes Knörzer (June 2020): Semiconductor-Based Electron Lattices for Quantum Information Processing

Sebastian Huber (May 2020): A model study of momentum-selective Mott physics: numerical approaches and effective models for hole-doped Mott insulators

Antonio Rubio Abadal (April 2020): Probing Quantum Thermalization and Localization in Bose-Hubbard systems

Fabian Kugler (October 2019): Renormalization group approaches to strongly correlated electron systems

Dimitri Pimenov (July 2019): Beyond the Landau-Ginzburg-Wilson paradigm: Analytical studies of non-standard quantum criticality

Konstantin Merz (April 2019): Über die Grundzustandsdichte relativistischer Coulomb-Systeme

Simon Weidinger (December 2018): Non-equilibrium Field Theory of Condensed Matter Systems – Periodic Driving and Quantum Quenches


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