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Many-body Quantum dynamics publications



Interaction dependent heating and atom loss in a periodically driven optical lattice

Martin Reitter, Jakob Näger, Karen Wintersperger, Christoph Sträter, Immanuel Bloch, André Eckardt, Ulrich Schneider

Probing Slow Relaxation and Many-Body Localization in Two-Dimensional Quasi-Periodic Systems

Pranjal Bordia, Henrik Lüschen, Sebastian Scherg, Sarang Gopalakrishnan, Michael Knap, Ulrich Schneider, Immanuel Bloch

Signatures of Many-Body Localization in a Controlled Open Quantum System

Henrik P. Lüschen, Pranjal Bordia, Sean S. Hodgman, Michael Schreiber, Saubhik Sarkar, Andrew J. Daley, Mark H. Fischer, Ehud Altman, Immanuel Bloch, Ulrich Schneider  
Phys. Rev. X 7, 011034

Periodically Driving a Many-Body Localized Quantum System

Pranjal Bordia, Henrik Lüschen, Ulrich Schneider, Michael Knap, Immanuel Bloch
Nature Physics 13, 460 (2017)


Evidence for Griffiths-Type Dynamics near the Many-Body Localization Transition in Quasi-Periodic Systems

Henrik P. Lüschen, Pranjal Bordia, Sebastian Scherg, Fabien Alet, Ehud Altman, Ulrich Schneider, Immanuel Bloch

Bloch state tomography using Wilson lines

T. Li, L. Duca, M. Reitter, F. Grusdt, E. Demler, M. Endres, M. Schleier-Smith, I. Bloch, U. Schneider
Science 352, 1094 (2016)

Coupling Identical 1D Many-Body Localized Systems

P. Bordia, H. P. Lüschen, S. S. Hodgman, M. Schreiber, I. Bloch, U. Schneider
Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 140401 (2016)


Dynamical Quasicondensation of Hard-Core Bosons at Finite Momenta

L. Vidmar, J. P. Ronzheimer, M. Schreiber, S. Braun, S. S. Hodgman, S. Langer, F. Heidrich-Meisner, I. Bloch, and U. Schneider
Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 175301 (2015)

Observation of many-body localization of interacting fermions in a quasi-random optical lattice

M. Schreiber, S. S. Hodgman, P. Bordia, H. P. Lüschen, M. H. Fischer, R. Vosk, E. Altman, U. Schneider, I. Bloch
Science 349, 842 (2015)

Emergence of coherence and the dynamics of quantum phase transitions

S. Braun, M. Friesdorf, S. S. Hodgman, M. Schreiber, J. P. Ronzheimer, A. Riera, M. del Rey, I. Bloch, J. Eisert, and U. Schneider
PNAS 112, 3641 (2015)


An Aharonov-Bohm interferometer for determining Bloch band topology

L. Duca, T. Li, M. Reitter, I. Bloch, M. Schleier-Smith, U. Schneider
Science 347, 288 (2015), Science Express (2014)

Comment on "Consistent thermostatistics forbids negative absolute temperatures"

U. Schneider, S. Mandt, A. Rapp, S. Braun, H. Weimer, I. Bloch, A. Rosch


Sudden expansion of Mott insulators in one dimension

L. Vidmar, S. Langer, I.P. McCulloch, U. Schneider, U. Schollwoeck, F. Heidrich-Meisner
Phys. Rev. B 88, 235117 (2013)

Expansion dynamics of interacting bosons in homogeneous lattices in one and two dimensions

J.P. Ronzheimer, M. Schreiber, S. Braun, S.S. Hodgman, S. Langer, I.P. McCulloch, F. Heidrich-Meisner, I. Bloch and U. Schneider
Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 205301 (2013)

Negative absolute Temperaturen

Ulrich Schneider
Physik in unserer Zeit 44, 58 (2013)

Dynamical arrest of ultracold lattice fermions

Bernd Schmidt, M. Reza Bakhtiari, Irakli Titvinidze, Ulrich Schneider, Michiel Snoek, and Walter Hofstetter
Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 075302 (2013)

Negative Absolute Temperature for Motional Degrees of Freedom

Simon Braun, Jens Philipp Ronzheimer, Michael Schreiber, Sean S. Hodgman, Tim Rom, Immanuel Bloch, Ulrich Schneider
Science 339, 52 (2013)


Fermionic transport and out-of-equilibrium dynamics in a homogeneous Hubbard model with ultracold atoms

Ulrich Schneider, Lucia Hackermüller, Jens Philipp Ronzheimer, Sebastian Will, Simon Braun, Thorsten Best, Immanuel Bloch, Eugene Demler, Stephan Mandt, David Rasch, Achim Rosch
Nature Physics 8, 213-218 (2012)


Adiabatic preparation of a Heisenberg antiferromagnet using an optical superlattice

Michael Lubasch, Valentin Murg, Ulrich Schneider, J. Ignacio Cirac, Mari-Carmen Bañuls
Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 155301 (2011)

Coherent Interaction of a Single Fermion with a Small Bosonic Field

Sebastian Will, Thorsten Best, Simon Braun, Ulrich Schneider, and Immanuel Bloch
Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 115305 (2011)


Interacting Fermionic Atoms in Optical Lattices – A Quantum Simulator for Condensed Matter Physics

Ulrich Schneider
PhD-Thesis, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, 2010

Time-resolved observation of coherent multi-body interactions in quantum phase revivals

Sebastian Will, Thorsten Best, Ulrich Schneider, Lucia Hackermüller, Dirk-Sören Lühmann, Immanuel Bloch
Nature 465, 197-201 (2010)

Anomalous Expansion of Attractively Interacting Fermionic Atoms in an Optical Lattice

Lucia Hackermüller, Ulrich Schneider, Maria Moreno-Cardoner, Takuya Kitagawa, Thorsten Best, Sebastian Will, Eugene Demler, Ehud Altman, Immanuel Bloch, Belén Paredes
Science 327, 1621 (2010)


Role of interactions in 87Rb-40K Bose-Fermi mixtures in a 3d optical lattice

Th. Best, S. Will, U. Schneider, L. Hackermueller, D.-S. Luehmann, D. van Oosten, I. Bloch
Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 030408 (2009)


Metallic and Insulating Phases of Repulsively Interacting Fermions in a 3D Optical Lattice

U. Schneider, L. Hackermuller, S. Will, Th. Best, I. Bloch, T. A. Costi, R. W. Helmes, D. Rasch, A. Rosch
Science 322,1520 (2008)


Amplitude and phase control of a coherent superposition of degenerate states. II. Experiment

F.Vewinger, M.Heinz, U.Schneider, C.Barthel, and K.Bergmann
Phys. Rev. A 75, 043407(2007)


Free fermion antibunching in a degenerate atomic Fermi gas released from an optical lattice

T. Rom, Th. Best, D. van Oosten, U. Schneider, S. Fölling, B. Paredes and I. Bloch
Nature 444, 733-736 (2006)

Phase control in a coherent superposition of degenerate quantum states through frequency control

M. Heinz, F. Vewinger, U. Schneider, L.P.Yatsenko, and K. Bergmann
Optics Commun. 264, 248 - 255 (2006)

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First BEC

Apr 24, 2017

We achieved Bose-Einstein condensation of Rb87 atoms.

MBL in an Open Quantum System

Mar 22, 2017

Our paper on Signatures of Many-Body Localization in a Controlled Open Quantum System has been published in PRX.

EPSRC Programme Grant on out-of-equilibrium quantum systems started

Feb 22, 2017

New programme grant on Designing out-of-equilibrium many-body quantum systems has started

Postdoc positions available

Jan 10, 2017

We are currently advertising two PostDoc positions.

ERC project Quasicrystal started

Jan 01, 2017

Our new ERC project on creating an optical Quasicrystal has started.