Florian Marquardt – leading the MPL theory division | | Homepage

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Gesine Murphy – team assistant for the theory division |

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Andrea Aiello – senior postdoctoral researcher | | Homepage

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Lingzhen Guo – postdoctoral researcher |


Silvia Viola Kusminskiy – independent Max Planck Group junior research group leader | | Homepage

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Carlos Navarrete-Benlloch – senior postdoctoral researcher || Homepage

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Vittorio Peano – senior researcher |

Hugo Ribeiro – senior postdoctoral researcher | | Homepage


Thales Figueiredo Roque – postdoctoral researcher |


Petru Tighineanu – postdoctoral researcher |

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Christian Brendel – PhD student |

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Thomas Fösel – PhD student |

Victor Lopez Pastor – PhD student |

Leopoldo Sarra – PhD student |

Tirth Shah – PhD student |


Talitha Weiß (Dr.) – Talitha defended her thesis on “Nonlinear dynamics in quantum synchronization and topological transport” in 2017. She now works as a postdoc at the University of Innsbruck.

Roland Lauter (Dr., Dipl.-Phys.) – Roland defended his thesis on “Nonlinear collective phase dynamics of limit-cycle oscillator lattices” in 2017. He now works for Carl Zeiss AG in Oberkochen.

Sadegh Raeisi (Dr.) – Postdoctoral Researcher

Stefan Walter (Dr., M. A.) – Postdoctoral Researcher

Michael Schmidt (Dr., M. Sc. hon.) – Michael defended his thesis on “Optomechanical arrays and multimode systems”, on June 11, 2015; starting May 2016, he joined the consulting company McKinsey in Munich; Download Michael’s thesis

Andreas Kronwald (Dr., M.Sc.hon.) – Andreas defended his thesis on “Nonlinear quantum effects and squeezing in cavity optomechanics”, on April 17, 2015; in August 2015 he joined the consulting company B&W Deloitte in Cologne

Stefan Kessler (Dr., Dipl.-Phys.) – Stefan defended his thesis on quantum many-body dynamics of ultracold atoms in optical lattices, on April 15, 2014. Since the spring of 2015 he works at the Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation

Deng Zhijiao (Ms.) – Postdoctoral Researcher – visited Dec 2012 to July 2014, now back as a lecturer at China National University of Defense Technology

Steven Habraken (Dr.) – Postdoctoral Researcher – since July 2014 working as a Resident in medical physics at Erasmus MC Cancer Institute, Rotterdam – Department of Radiation Oncology

Koppany Kormoczi (M. Sc.)

Oliver Viehmann (Dipl.-Phys.; Dr.) – Oliver defended his thesis on multi-qubit circuit quantum electrodynamics (co-supervised with Jan von Delft) at the LMU Munich, on September 3, 2013; since beginning of 2014 work as a consultant

Max Ludwig (Dipl.-Phys., Dr.) – Max defended his thesis on quantum optomechanics, on February 7, 2013; At the end of October 2013, he joined the consulting company Boston Consulting Group in Munich; Download his PhD thesis at: PhD thesis Ludwig at University Library Erlangen-Nürnberg

Clemens Neuenhahn (Dipl.-Phys., Dr.) – Clemens defended his thesis on nonequilibrium dynamics of quantum many-body systems, on December 5, 2012. Since the fall of 2013 he is with the consulting company Roland Berger in Berlin

Björn Kubala (postdoc, Dr., Dipl.-Phys.) – Björn moved to the University of Ulm end of 2011

Huai-Zhi Wu (PhD) – visiting researcher during his PhD, in 2009-2011

Georg Heinrich (Dr., Dipl.-Phys.) – PhD October 2011: “Nanomechanics interacting with light: Dynamics of coupled multimode optomechanical systems”. Download the PhD thesis at: PhD thesis Heinrich at University Library Erlangen-Nürnberg; Georg moved to a position with Boston Consulting Group in Hamburg after his PhD and he is now with UBS in Switzerland.

Ferdinand Helmer (Dr., Dipl.-Phys., MSc) – PhD July 2009: “Quantum information processing and measurement in circuit quantum electrodynamics” – now with Dr. Neuburger & Partner. Download his PhD thesis at: PhD thesis Helmer at University Library Munich

Benjamin Abel (Dr., Dipl.-Phys.) – PhD February 2009: “Macroscopic superposition states and decoherence by quantum telegraph noise”. Send an email to Florian Marquardt to obtain a PDF copy of Benjamin’s thesis