Two PhD openings at Uni Bremen

We are hiring! Deadline for applications is May 29. Job ad is here: Link. Are you interested in obtaining a PhD in theoretical solid state physics? You will work on exciting topics at the interface of theory and experiment, with a subject related to light-matter control of quantum materials. Any questions? Write me: sentef(at) or… Continue reading Two PhD openings at Uni Bremen

Lukas joins the group

As of November 2022, Lukas Grunwald has joined our group. He will pursue a PhD jointly supervised by Dante Kennes, Angel Rubio, and Michael. Welcome to MPSD!

Scientific Advisory Board Meeting 2022

The Scientific Advisory Board Meeting at MPSD is taking place from May 4-6, 2022. Michael’s talk on the research at Sentef lab is here: Light-matter control of quantum materials (pdf slides). The PhD students present three posters: Mona Kalthoff: Nonequilibrium phase transitions in driven quantum spin systems. Damian Hofmann: Simulating nonequilibrium quantum many-body systems with… Continue reading Scientific Advisory Board Meeting 2022

Application to IMPRS-UFAST are open

Join our group as a PhD student. We have two openings: – Floquet and cavity engineering of Kagome metals – Transport signatures and cavity control of non-Hermitian topology Poster

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.

Paper published in Science Advances

Our paper on cavity materials – how to manipulate matter with pure vacuum fluctuations of light – was published in Science Advances. Here is the press release.