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Matthias Weidemüller
Title QianRen B Chair professor
Telephone 15216774740
E-mail weidemueller@uni-heidelberg.de
Homepage http://www.physi.uni-heidelberg.de/Forschung/QD/index.php?show=people&member=weidemueller_matthias
Education
  • 1995

    Doctorate in Physics at the Ludwig-Maximilian University München

    1992 - 1995

    Researcher, Max-Planck-Institute for Quantum Optics, Garching (Prof. T.W. Hänsch)

    1990/1991

    Guest Scientist, Laboratoire Kastler-Brossel de l´Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris (Prof. S. Haroche)

    1990

    Diplom in Physics at the Ludwig-Maximilian University München

    1987 / 1988

    Trainee, Research Centers of Siemens, Erlangen, and Asea Brown Boveri, Baden near Zürich

    1984 - 1990

    Study of physics and philosophy, University of Bonn and University of München
Experience

  • 2015 - present

    Dean, Department of Physics and Astronomy of the University of Heidelberg

    2013 - present


    QianRen B Chair Professor at the Division of Quantum Physics and Quantum Information of the University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei and Shanghai, China

    2010 - present

    Founding Director, Heidelberg Center for Quantum Dynamics

    2008 - present

    Full Professor (Chair) for Experimental Physics at the Ruprecht-Karl University Heidelberg

    2003 - 2008

    Full Professor (Chair) for Experimental Physics at the Albert-Ludwig University Freiburg

    2004 - 2006

    Guest professor, Optics and Photonics Center of the University of São Paulo

    2001/2002

    Guest professor, University of Innsbruck

    2000 - 2003

    Research Group Leader "Laser Cooling Group", Max-Planck-Institute for Nuclear Physics, Heidelberg

    2000

    Habilitation in Physics at the Ruprecht-Karl University Heidelberg

    1997 - 2000

    Researcher, Max-Planck-Institute for Nuclear Physics, Heidelberg

    (Prof. D. Schwalm/R. Grimm)
    1995 - 1997

    Marie-Curie postdoctoral fellow, University of Amsterdam and FOM Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics (Prof. J.T.M. Walraven)

Research Interest
  • Mixtures of ultracold atoms and molecules.


    Strongly-correlated Rydberg quantum gases.


    Collision of highly charged ions and cold atoms.

Publications
  • 2015                                                                                                         


     H. Schempp, G. Günter, S. Wüster, M. Weidemüller, S. Whitlock, Correlated Exciton Transport in Rydberg-Dressed-Atom Spin Chains, Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 093002 (2015) [pdf]

    J Ulmanis, S Häfner, R Pires, E D Kuhnle, M Weidemüller, E Tiemann, Universality of weakly bound dimers and Efimov trimers close to Li - Cs Feshbach resonances, New J. Phys. 17, 055009 (2015)

    J. Ulmanis, S. Häfner, R. Pires, F. Werner, D. S. Petrov, M. Weidemüller, E. D. Kuhnle, Universal three-body recombination and Efimov resonances in an ultracold Li-Cs mixture, arXiv:1509.05585 (2015)

    Nobuyuki Takei, Christian Sommer, Claudiu Genes, Guido Pupillo, Haruka Goto, Kuniaki Koyasu, Hisashi Chiba, Matthias Weidemüller, Kenji Ohmori, Direct observation of ultrafast many-body electron dynamics in a strongly-correlated ultracold Rydberg gas, arXiv:1509.03635 (2015)

    P. Weckesser, B. Höltkemeier, H. López-Carrera, M. Weidemüller, Buffer-gas cooling of ions in a multipole radio frequency trap beyond the critical mass ratio, arXiv:1509.06909 (2015)

    2014:                                                                                                          


    H. Schempp, G. Günter, M. Robert-de-Saint-Vincent, C. S. Hofmann, D. Breyel, A. Komnik, D. W. Schönleber, M. Gärttner, J. Evers, S. Whitlock, M. Weidemüller, Full Counting Statistics of Laser Excited Rydberg Aggregates in a One-Dimensional Geometry, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 013002 (2014) [pdf]



    Pires, R., Repp, M., Ulmanis, J., Kuhnle, E. D., Weidemüller, M., Tiecke, T. G., Greene, Chris H., Ruzic, Brandon P., Bohn, John L., Tiemann, E., Analyzing Feshbach resonances: A 6Li-133Cs case study, Phys. Rev. A 90, 012710 (2014) [pdf]

    R. Pires, J. Ulmanis, S. Häfner, M. Repp, A. Arias, E.D. Kuhnle, M. Weidemüller, Observation of Efimov Resonances in a Mixture with Extreme Mass Imbalance, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 250404 (2014) [pdf]

    C. S. Hofmann, G. Günter, H. Schempp, N. M. L. Müller, A. Faber, H. Busche, M. Robert-de-Saint-Vincent, S. Whitlock, M. Weidemüller, An experimental approach for investigating many-body phenomena in Rydberg-interacting quantum systems, Frontiers of Physics 9, 571-586 (2014) [pdf]

    2013:                                                                                                         


    G. Günter, H. Schempp, M. Robert-de-Saint-Vincent, V. Gavryusev, S. Helmrich, C.S. Hofmann, S. Whitlock, M. Weidemüller, Observing the Dynamics of Dipole-Mediated Energy Transport by Interaction-Enhanced Imaging, Science 342, 954-956 (2013) [pdf]


    Jochen Mikosch, Jiaxu Zhang, Sebastian Trippel, Christoph Eichhorn, Rico Otto, Rui Sun, Wibe A. de Jong, Matthias Weidemüller, William L. Hase, Roland Wester, Indirect Dynamics in a Highly Exoergic Substitution Reaction, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135, 4250-4259 (2013) [pdf]

    M. Repp, R. Pires, J. Ulmanis, R. Heck, E.D. Kuhnle, M. Weidemüller, E. Tiemann, Observation of interspecies 6Li-133Cs Feshbach resonances, Phys. Rev. A 87, 010701 (2013) [pdf]

    M. Robert-de-Saint-Vincent, C. S. Hofmann, H. Schempp, G. Günter, S. Whitlock, M. Weidemüller, Spontaneous avalanche ionization of a strongly blockaded Rydberg gas, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 045004 (2013) [pdf]

    Matthias Weidemüller, Atomic Interactions at a Distance, Physics 6, 71 (2013) [pdf]

    Matthias Weidemüller, Quantum physics: Spooky action gets collective, Nature 498, 438 (2013)

    Simone Götz, Bastian Höltkemeier, Thomas Amthor, Matthias Weidemüller, Photoionization of optically trapped ultracold atoms with a high-power light-emitting diode, Review of Scientific Instruments 84, 043107 (2013) [pdf]

    C. S. Hofmann, G. Günter, H. Schempp, M. Robert-de-Saint-Vincent, M. Gärttner, J. Evers, S. Whitlock, M. Weidemüller, Sub-Poissonian Statistics of Rydberg-Interacting Dark-State Polaritons, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 203601 (2013) [pdf]

    C. S. Hofmann, G. Günter, H. Schempp, N. M. L. Müller, A. Faber, H. Busche, M. Robert-de-Saint-Vincent, S. Whitlock, M. Weidemüller, An experimental approach for investigating many-body phenomena in Rydberg-interacting quantum systems, arXiv 1307.1074 (2013) [pdf]

    H. Schempp, G. Günter, M. Robert-de-Saint-Vincent, C. S. Hofmann, D. Breyel, A. Komnik, D. W. aggregates in a one-dimensional geometry, arXiv:1308.0264 (2013) [pdf]