Call for PhD applications

The IMPRS-UFAST is looking for bright young minds willing to dive into research on ultrafast dynamics and imaging of matter. Application deadline is December 2nd, 2019. For the Sentef group we are specifically looking for candidates in two areas of research: Cavity-to-Floquet crossover in quantum materials Floquet twistronics in 2D materials If you are interested… Continue reading Call for PhD applications

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Group hike on Heidschnuckenweg

On Wednesday, July 24, we had our 2019 group outing going on a 16-kilometer hike in 3:40h from Fischbek to Langenrehm (Rosengarten). Thanks, Mona, for the awesome suggestion! We had a great day despite the high 34-degree temperatures.

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Towards optical programming of future quantum computers

Our paper is out in Nature Physics! Congratulations to Martin Claassen and everyone else for this very nice, potentially groundbreaking work! Click here for the News and Views “Twisting superconductors with light” by Ivar Martin at Nature Physics. And here for the press release.

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Riku receives Academy of Finland funding

Riku Tuovinen has been granted an Academy of Finland 3-year independent funding award starting in September 2019. In his project “Ultrafast many-body correlations in quantum transport and spectroscopy” Riku will develop and apply novel theoretical and computational methods for many-body quantum phenomena out of equilibrium. Congratulations, Riku!

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How to identify a Majorana zero mode in an ultrafast way

Riku’s paper on ultrafast signatures of Majorana zero modes is online. Congrats! This was a very nice collaboration with our friends Enrico Perfetto and Gianluca Stefanucci in Rome as well as Robert van Leeuwen in Jyväskylä.

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UXSS 2019 at CFEL Hamburg

Michael is organizing UXSS 2019, taking place in Hamburg, June 16-21, 2019. The ultrafast x-ray summer seminar (UXSS) is an annual school aimed at PhD students and junior postdocs working on or interested in learning about x-ray methods at free-electron laser sources. Topics range from basics of x-ray sources via atomic and molecular physics and… Continue reading UXSS 2019 at CFEL Hamburg

CORPES 2019 at Oxford

CORPES 2019 (international workshop on strong correlations and angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy) is taking place at Worcester College, Oxford (UK), July 15-19, 2019. Click here for the line-up of invited speakers.