Dr. Christian Sommer

  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Room A.1.240
  • Phone +49 9131 7133623

My current research interests cover a variety of areas in the field of quantum optics ranging from quantum descriptions of light matter interactions of atomic and molecular systems in the framework of open quantum systems, interacting many-body systems to quantum optomechanics. Especially collective phenomena are at the focus of my research in recent time. Working in experimental quantum optics for many years my research interest has shifted to theoretical studies in recent years.

01/2017 - present Postdoctoral researcher (theoretical physics), Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Erlangen, Germany
04/2014 – 04/2016 Assistant professor (experimental physics), Department of Photo-Molecular Science, Institute for Molecular Science (IMS), National Institutes of Natural Sciences (Prof. K. Ohmori), Okazaki, Japan
01/2012 – 04/2014 Postdoctoral Researcher (experimental physics), Department of Photo-Molecular Science, Institute for Molecular Science (IMS), National Institutes of Natural Sciences (Prof. K. Ohmori), Okazaki, Japan
07/2011 – 12/2011 Postdoctoral Researcher, (experimental physics) Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Quantum Dynamics Group (Prof. G. Rempe), Garching, Germany
09/2006 – 06/2011 PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) (Summa Cum Laude) (experimental physics), Technical University of Munich (TUM), Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (MPQ), Quantum Dynamics Group (Prof. G. Rempe), Garching, Germany
01/2000 – 04/2006 Diploma in Physics (theoretical physics), University of Hamburg, II. Institute for Theoretical Physics (Prof. K. Fredenhagen), Hamburg, Germany Specialization: Mathematical physics, Quantum Field Theory

 

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