Ultracold matter group Peter Schauss Department of Physics, University of Virginia
Using the recently developed techniques of quantum gas microscopy,
Peter Schauss is working on quantum simulation of bosonic and fermionic quantum many-body systems with ultracold atoms in optical lattices. The single-site and single-atom resolved imaging of these systems enables a new view on strongly correlated condensed-matter-like systems with full tunability of all relevant parameters of the Hamiltonian, reaching into regimes where exact calculations on classical computers become inaccessible. During his graduate studies, Schauss pioneered the quantum gas microscopy of long-range interacting Rydberg atoms in optical lattices. He was also involved in a series of pathbreaking experiments on the Bose-Hubbard model. As postdoctoral scholar in Princeton, he worked on several high-impact studies of microscopic Hubbard model physics with ultracold fermions, with the latest results focusing on transport. Schauss obtained his bachelor’s in physics and computer science and master’s at the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany. He received his Ph.D. from LMU Munich working at the Max-Planck Institute of Quantum Optics in Germany. Before joining UVA he was a postdoctoral research scholar on a Dicke Fellowship at Princeton University (2015-2018).
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Mott insulator!
08/16/2021
Caltech FUTURE 2021
08/14/2021
Quantum wakes
08/03/2021
Insight Awards 2021
07/31/2021
NSF CAREER Award
07/15/2021
Jeffress Trust funding
06/30/2021
First paper published!
06/21/2021
Rydberg dressing of fermions
05/17/2021
Beitchman Summer Research Award
05/05/2021
Jefferson Trust Grant
04/21/2021
A triangular-lattice quantum gas microscope
02/23/2021
Single fermions in triangular lattice!
12/17/2020
Single atoms!
11/06/2020
Degenerate Fermi gas!
10/13/2020
Raman sidebands
09/10/2020
Triangular lattice
07/28/2020
Optical lattice
07/03/2020
Mitchell Summer Scholarship
05/08/2020
Two-dimensional gas
05/01/2020
mBEC!
03/19/2020
Making Research Happen
02/24/2020
Crossed dipole trap
02/20/2020
First MOT!
11/11/2019
First fluorescence!
11/08/2019
High pressure water cooling
10/31/2019
Magnetic field coils in place
10/02/2019
Vacuum chamber assembled!
06/24/2019
Oven section
05/23/2019
Lithium spectroscopy
05/03/2019
Optical tables ready
02/19/2019
Optical tables are in place!
11/15/2018
Optical tables on the way
10/09/2018
Is it christmas already?
10/08/2018
Lab starting!
08/25/2018