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Ballauf

Philipp Lorenz Ballauf

Lorenz joined the experimental group of Prof. Dr. Paul Scheier. He builds up and performs experiments on a new setup for ion-surface interactions with the aim to study the stability of plasma facing materials and to investigate astrochemical processes that are relevant for the atmosphere of Titan and the origin of life.

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  +43 512 507 52617

Nina Bersenkowitsch

Nina Bersenkowitsch

Nina works in the ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry laboratory of Prof. Dr. Martin Beyer and studies atmospheric photo-chemical processes in an aerosol environment.  She received her Master in Physics at the University of Innsbruck in 2016.

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  +43 512 507 52695

Czopak

Ulrich Czopak

Ulrich joined the Photonics group of Prof. Weihs in 2016 for his Master thesis on spectroscopy of coupled micropillars. He continues to work on confined systems of exciton-polaritons in the doctoral programme with the aim to generate quantum states of light with partly light, partly matter quasiparticles. 

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  +43 512 507 52570

Durastante

Gianmaria Durastante

Gianmaria from Italy works in the group of Prof.a Dr. Francesca Ferlaino on the RARE (Rydberg Atoms with Rare Earths) experiment. He received his Master in physics from the University of Trento on sub-Doppler cooling of sodium atoms in gray molasses

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  +43 512 507 4747

Fan

Hao Fan

Hao joined the Cs in 1D optical lattice project (CsIII) in Prof. Hanns-Christoph Nägerl’s group. He received his Master from the Shanxi Univ. in China, where he worked on a magnetic trap and magnetic transfer system for mixtures of 40K and 87Rb under Prof. Jing Zhang.

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  +43 512 507 52434

Isabella Fritsche

Isabella Fritsche

Isabella joined the FeLiKx experiment of Prof. Dr. Rudolf Grimm, where she plans to do experiments with a species-selective optical lattice. She received her Master in Physics at the University of Innsbruck on Sub-Doppler Cooling of Fermionic Lithium.

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  +43 512 507 4769

Katharina Geistlinger

Katharina Geistlinger

Katharina studies water clusters and chromophores in the terahertz spectroscopy laboratory of Prof. Dr. Roland Wester. She received her Master in Physics at the University of Innsbruck on A Tunable Terahertz-System for Continuous-Wave Molecular Spectroscopy.

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  +43 512 507 52764

Martin Hebenstreit

Martin Hebenstreit

Martin joined the group of Prof.a Barbara Kraus, where he studies quantum information theory. He received his Master in Physics at the University of Innsbruck in 2015 on the topic of the maximally entangled set of a tripartite qutrit states.

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  +43 512 507 52249

Jungkind

Arthur Jungkind

Arthur from Germany joined the cavity QED group of Prof. Dr. Helmut Ritsch and investigates Bose-Einstein condensates in optical resonators. He studied Physics at the Friedrich-Schiller universty in Jena, where he received his Master of Science. The topic of his Master thesis was localized solutions in Photonic-Graphene.

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  +43 512 507 52253

Kondrak

Matthias Kondrak

Matthias joined the quantitative spectroscopy group of Prof. Norbert Przybilla in the Institute for Astro- and Particle Physics. During his physics-Master studies at the University of Innsbruck he worked on a spectroscopic atlas of the A8 IB supergiant HD 80404 in the near-IR.

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  +43 512 507 52106

Hendrik Poulsen Nautrup

Hendrik Poulsen Nautrup

Hendrik from Germany joined the group of Prof. Dr. Hans J. Briegel and works on measurement-based quantum computation and the application of artificial intelligence in quantum information and computation. He received his Master in Physics at the Stony Brook University in New York, USA. 

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  +43 512 507 52284

Davide Orsucci

Davide Orsucci

Davide from Italy joined the group of Prof. Dr. Hans J. Briegel and works on measurement-based quantum computation. During is Master he studied Theoretical physics at the University of Pisa. The title of his Master thesis was: Quantum control, computation, and privacy.

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  +43 512 507 52245

David Plankensteiner

David Plankensteiner

David joined the group of Prof. Dr. Helmut Ritsch and focuses his research on quantum optics and cavity QED. He received his Master of Science from the University of Innsbruck with his thesis Exploiting Collective Effects in a System of Interacting Quantum Emitters.

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  +43 512 507 52252

Prilmüller

Maximilian Prilmüller

Max investigates semiconductor quantum dots as sources of entangled photons in the group of Prof. Dr. Gregor Weihs, where he also received his Master of Science in Physics. The topic of his Master thesis was coherent control of a semiconductor quantum dot.

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  +43 512 507 52569

Michael Rader

Michael Rader

Michael joined the group of Prof. Dr. Andreas Läuchli and investigates quantum many-body systems and ultracold quantum gases with numerical simulations. Michael finished his Master in Physics in Innsbruck with the thesis Projected Entangled Pair States for Two-Dimensional Spin Systems.

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  +43 512 507 52258

Rakchev

Artem Rakcheev

Artem from Germany works in the group of Prof. Dr. Andreas Läuchli. He joined the DK-programme in August 2017 and currently investigates the dynamics of quantum spin systems in the context of quantum annealing. Artem obtained a Master's degree in Physics from the Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich. In his Master thesis in the group of Dr. Fabian Heidrich-Meisner, he studied many-body localization on a spin ladder.

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  +43 512 507 52223

Monisha Rastogi

Monisha Rastogi

Monisha from India joined the group of Prof. Dr. Paul Scheier, where she studies novel methods for the creation of helium nano-droplets with particularly narrow size distributions and their pick-up behavior. She received her Master of Science from the Indian Institute of Technology in Mandi, India.

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  +43 512 507 52614

David Sauerwein

David Sauerwein

David joined the group of Prof.a Barbara Kraus, where he studies entanglement in quantum many-body systems and investigates new applications of multipartite entanglement. He received his Master in Physics at the University of Innsbruck.

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  +43 512 507 52276

Schmidt-May

Alice Schmidt-May

Alice studies inelastic collisions of cold molecular ions. She joined the group of Roland Wester in 2017 after working as a method developer in X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy at Bruker AXS GmbH. She obtained here Master degree in the group of Alec Wodtke at the Georg-Augusta-Universität in Göttingen.

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  +43 512 507 52647

Christian Schneider

Christian Schneider

Christian from Germany joined the group of Prof. Dr. Gerhard Kirchmair and works with superconducting technologies to reach the limits of today´s high precision measurements. He finished his Master thesis with a focus on superconducting circuits at the Technical University of Munich.

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  +43 512 507 4733

Malcolm Simpson

Malcolm Simpson

Malcolm from Great Britain joined the group of Prof. Dr. Roland Wester, where he works on laser spectroscopy of trapped molecular ions of astrochemical interest. He received his Master of Science in Physics from the Imperial College in London. 

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  +43 512 507 52756

Soave

Elisa Soave

Elisa joined the DynamiK experiment of Prof. Dr. Rudolf Grimm, where she is working on a new Fermi-Fermi mixture of Dy and K. She attended the University of Pisa and developed her Master project on the design and characterization of a microscope objective at LKB in Paris.

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  +43 512 507 52416

Sohmen

Maximilian Sohmen

Max studied physics in Heidelberg and spent the last year of his MSc programme at the University of Cambridge, where he worked on Fast Production of Strongly-Interacting Bose Gases. He joined the group of Prof. Dr. Francesca Ferlaino in the RARE team and he will focus on the development of a new optical-lattice setup for dipolar quantum gases.

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  +43 512 507 4750

Unnikrishnan

Govind Unnikrishnan

Govind joined the group of Prof. Dr. Hanns-Christoph Nägerl in the ultracold potassium-cesium molecules project. He received his BS and MS degrees from the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune with a master's thesis on Quantum Noise & Actuator Based Control in Spin Ensembles.

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  +43 512 507 52432

Zanner

Maximilian Zanner

Max graduated at the Karlsruher Institute for Technology in Germany in 2016. His research included measuring non-reciprocal effects in waveguide quantum electrodynamics with superconducting qubits. He joined the group of Prof. Dr. Gerhard Kirchmair, where he is working on analog quantum simulations.

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  +43 512 507 52595