LMU
MPQ
Quantum Optics Group (LMU) - Quantum Many Body Systems Division (MPQ)

Prof. Stefan Kuhr

Stefan Kuhr

Phone: +44 141 548 3364

stefan.kuhr(at)strath.ac.uk

University of Strathclyde

Room: 8.19
Department of Physics
107 Rottenrow East
Glasgow G4 0NG United Kingdom

 

Stefan's website at the University of Strathclyde

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Single-site addressing in optical lattices

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Curriculum Vitae

since 02/2011
Professor of Quantum Information
University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

Senior scientist and group leader
10/2006 - 08/2009 Universität Mainz
09/2009 - 01/2011 Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik

Postdoc
2003 - 2006 Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France
with J.-M. Raimond and S. Haroche
work on Cavity QED, Quantum non-demolition photon counting

PhD Thesis
1999 - 2003  with D. Meschede, Universität Bonn, "A controlled quantum system of neutral atoms"
Research visit at the University of Stony Brook, USA, with L. Orozco, work on Cavity QED and quantum feedback (5 months in 2001)

Diploma thesis
1998 - 1999  with D. Meschede, Universität Bonn

Studies of Physics
1993 - 1998  Universität Bonn and École Polytechnique, France (1996)

Fellowships, stipends and prizes

2011  Fellow of the Institute of Physics (IOP)

2011  ERC Starting Grant (press release MPQ eng, deu)

2007  Research Fellowship of the Carl-Zeiss-Foundation

2003  Marie Curie Individual Fellowship of the EU

2003  PhD thesis award of the Physics Department, Universität Bonn

 

Selected Publications fold fold 

 

Single-site- and single-atom-resolved measurement of correlation functions

Authors: M. Endres, M. Cheneau, T. Fukuhara, C. Weitenberg, P. Schauß, C. Gross, L. Mazza, M. C. Banuls, L.Pollet, I. Bloch, S. Kuhr

Magazine: Appl. Phys. B, 'Online First' (2013)

DOI 10.1007/s00340-013-5552-9

Quantum dynamics of a mobile spin impurity

Authors: Takeshi Fukuhara, Adrian Kantian, Manuel Endres, Marc Cheneau, Peter Schauß, Sebastian Hild, David Bellem, Ulrich Schollwöck, Thierry Giamarchi, Christian Gross, Immanuel Bloch and Stefan Kuhr

Magazine: Nature Physics 9, 235-241 (2013)

Observation of Spatially Ordered Structures in a Two-Dimensional Rydberg Gas

Authors: P. Schauss, M. Cheneau, M. Endres, T. Fukuhara, S. Hild, A. Omran, T. Pohl, C. Gross, S. Kuhr, and I. Bloch

Magazine: Nature 491, 87 (2012)

The ‘Higgs’ amplitude mode at the two-dimensional superfluid/Mott insulator transition

Authors: M. Endres,T. Fukuhara,D. Pekker,M. Cheneau,P. Schauβ, C. Gross, E. Demler, S. Kuhr, and I. Bloch

Magazine: Nature 487, 454–458, (2012)

Light-cone-like spreading of correlations in a quantum many-body system

Authors: M. Cheneau, P. Barmettler, D. Poletti, M. Endres, P. Schauß, T. Fukuhara, C. Gross, I. Bloch, C. Kollath, S. Kuhr

Magazine: Nature 481, 484 (2012)

Observation of Correlated Particle-Hole Pairs and String Order in Low-Dimensional Mott Insulators

Authors: M. Endres, M. Cheneau, T. Fukuhara, C. Weitenberg, P. Schauß, C. Gross, L. Mazza, M.C. Banuls, L. Pollet, I. Bloch, S. Kuhr

Magazine: Science 334, 200 (2011)

Quantum computation architecture using optical tweezers

Authors: C. Weitenberg, S. Kuhr, K. Mølmer, J. F. Sherson

Magazine: Phys. Rev. A 84, 032322 (2011)

Coherent light scattering from a two-dimensional Mott insulator

Authors: C. Weitenberg, P. Schauß, T. Fukuhara, M. Cheneau, M. Endres, I. Bloch, S. Kuhr

Magazine: Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 215301 (2011)

Single-Spin Addressing in an Atomic Mott Insulator

Authors: C. Weitenberg, M. Endres, J. F. Sherson, M. Cheneau, P. Schauß, T. Fukuhara, I. Bloch, S. Kuhr

Magazine: Nature 471, 319 (2011)

Quantenteilchen unter dem Mikroskop

Authors: S. Kuhr

Magazine: Physik in unserer Zeit 42, 8 (2011)

Single-atom-resolved fluorescence imaging of an atomic Mott insulator

Authors: J. F. Sherson, C. Weitenberg, M. Endres, M. Cheneau, I. Bloch, S. Kuhr

Magazine: Nature 467, 68 (2010)

Quantensprünge des Lichts

Authors: S. Kuhr

Magazine: Physik in unserer Zeit 40, 303 (2009)

Electromagnetically Induced Transparency and Light Storage in an Atomic Mott Insulator

Authors: U. Schnorrberger, J. D. Thompson, S. Trotzky, R. Pugatch, N. Davidson, S. Kuhr, I. Bloch

Magazine: Phys. Rev. Lett., 103, 033003 (2009)

Process tomography of field damping and measurement of Fock state lifetimes by quantum non-demolition photon counting in a cavity

Authors: M. Brune, J. Bernu, C. Guerlin, S. Deléglise, C. Sayrin, S. Gleyzes, S. Kuhr, I. Dotsenko, J. M. Raimond, S. Haroche

Magazine: Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 240402 (2008)

Freezing a Coherent Field Growth in a Cavity by Quantum Zeno Effect

Authors: J. Bernu, S. Deléglise, C. Sayrin, S. Kuhr, I. Dotsenko, M. Brune, J. M. Raimond, S. Haroche

Magazine: Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 180402 (2008)

Progressive field-state collapse and quantum non-demolition photon counting

Authors: C. Guerlin, J. Bernu, S. Deléglise, C. Sayrin, S. Gleyzes, S. Kuhr, M. Brune, J. M. Raimond, S. Haroche

Magazine: Nature 448, 889 (2007)

Ultrahigh finesse Fabry-Pérot superconducting resonator

Authors: S. Kuhr, S. Gleyzes, C. Guerlin, J. Bernu, S. Deléglise, U. Hoff, M. Brune, J. M. Raimond, S. Haroche, S. Osnaghi, E. Jacques, P. Bosland, B. Visentin

Magazine: Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 164101 (2007)

Quantum jumps of light recording the birth and death of a photon in a cavity

Authors: S. Gleyzes, S. Kuhr, C. Guerlin, J. Bernu, S. Deléglise, U. Hoff, M. Brune, J. M. Raimond, S. Haroche

Magazine: Nature 446, 297 (2007)

A cavity-QED scheme for Heisenberg-limited interferometry

Authors: D. Vitali, S. Kuhr, M. Brune, and J.-M. Raimond

Magazine: J. Mod. Opt. (2006)

Analysis of dephasing mechanisms in a standing wave dipole trap

Authors: S. Kuhr, W. Alt, D. Schrader, I. Dotsenko, Y. Miroshnychenko, A. Rauschenbeutel, and D. Meschede

Magazine: Phys. Rev. A 72, 023406 (2005)

Nanometric position control of single trapped neutral atoms

Authors: I. Dotsenko, W. Alt, M. Khudaverdyan, S. Kuhr, D. Meschede, Y. Miroshnychenko, D. Schrader, and A. Rauschenbeutel

Magazine: Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 033002 (2005)

Adiabatic Quantum State Manipulation of Single Trapped Atoms

Authors: M. Khudaverdyan, W. Alt, I. Dotsenko, L. Förster, S. Kuhr, D. Meschede, Y. Miroshnychenko, D. Schrader, and A. Rauschenbeutel

Magazine: Phys. Rev. A 71, 031404 (2005)

Continued imaging of the transport of a single neutral atom

Authors: Y. Miroshnychenko, D. Schrader, S. Kuhr, W. Alt, I. Dotsenko, M. Khudaverdyan, A. Rauschenbeutel, and D. Meschede

Magazine: Optics Express 11, 3498 (2003).

Coherence properties and quantum state transportation in an optical conveyor belt

Authors: S. Kuhr, W. Alt, D. Schrader, I. Dotsenko, Y. Miroshnychenko, W. Rosenfeld, M. Khudaverdyan, V. Gomer, A. Rauschenbeutel, and D. Meschede

Magazine: Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 213002 (2003)

Application of electro-optically generated light fields for Raman spectroscopy of trapped Cesium atoms

Authors: I. Dotsenko, W. Alt, S. Kuhr, D. Schrader, M. Müller, Y. Miroshnychenko, V. Gomer, A. Rauschenbeutel, and D. Meschede

Magazine: Appl. Phys. B 78, 711 (2003)

A controlled quantum system of individual neutral atoms

Authors: S. Kuhr

Magazine: Dissertation, Universität Bonn (2003).

Single atoms in a standing-wave dipole trap

Authors: W. Alt, D. Schrader, S. Kuhr, M. Müller, V. Gomer, and D. Meschede

Magazine: Phys. Rev. A 67, 033403 (2003)

Cold collisions in a high-gradient magneto-optical trap

Authors: B. Ueberholz, S. Kuhr, D. Frese, V. Gomer, and D. Meschede

Magazine: J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 35, 4899 (2002)

Capture and release of a conditional state of a cavity QED system by quantum feedback

Authors: W. P. Smith, J. E. Reiner, L. A. Orozco, S. Kuhr, and H. M. Wiseman

Magazine: Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 133601 (2002)

An optical conveyor belt for single neutral atoms

Authors: D. Schrader, S. Kuhr, W. Alt, M. Müller, V. Gomer, and D. Meschede

Magazine: Appl. Phys. B 73, 819 (2001).

Ein Förderband für einzelne Atome

Authors: S. Kuhr, D. Schrader, W. Alt, M. Müller, V. Gomer, and D. Meschede

Magazine: Physik in unserer Zeit 5, 198 (2001).

Deterministic Delivery of a Single Atom

Authors: S. Kuhr, W. Alt, D. Schrader, M. Müller, V.Gomer, and D. Meschede

Magazine: Science 293, 278 (2001).

Single Atoms in an Optical Dipole Trap: Towards a Deterministic Source of Cold Atoms

Authors: D. Frese, B. Ueberholz, S. Kuhr, W. Alt, D. Schrader, V. Gomer, and D. Meschede

Magazine: Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 3777 (2000).

Counting Cold Collisions

Authors: B. Ueberholz, S. Kuhr, D. Frese, D. Meschede, and V. Gomer

Magazine: J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 33, L135 (2000).