Linear supersolid formation

Linear supersolid formation

Simulation of an interaction quench in a cigar trap

Nonlinear crystal growth

Nonlinear crystal growth

Simulation of 2D supersolid formation

Real-Time Simulation

Real-Time Simulation

GPE-Simulation of applying a Bragg-Pulse to a BEC

Real-Time Simulation

Real-Time Simulation

GPE-Simulation of the rephasing of a scrambled Supersolid state

THEORY GROUP

In our theory group, we utilise state-of-the-art methods to model the experiments of the ERBIUM and Er-Dy LABs, and provide assistance in guiding future experiments into the exciting phenomena not yet explored in dipolar quantum gases. Recently, with Luis Santos (University of Hannover), we probed the one- to two-dimensional supersolid transition using numerical and analytical methods, closely matching results from our Er-Dy LAB.

The theory group was a new addition to the team at the Dipolar Quantum Gas Group in late 2020, and we’re excited to show you what we’re working on next! If you want to learn more about the Theory group, you can find more info in the publications and/or contact us.

Lab news
Now in Nature Physics! Supersolids are fluid and solid at the same time. In jointly collaboration work, together with Thierry Giamarchi, theoretical physicist from the University of Geneva, we have for the first time investigated what happens when such a state is brought out of balance.
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Lauriane and Francesca, together with Blair Blakie and Danny Bailly (Otago University), theoretically studied the supersolid phase diagram of dipolar quantum Bose gases in cylindrical geometries. The work is now published in Physical Review Research.
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Welcome to Tom, who as joined the Theory team as PostDoc.
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Lab Team
Jane
Jane


Francesca Ferlaino, Univ.-Prof. Dr.

Group Leader / PI

Mike
Mike



Manfred Mark, Dr.

Senior Scientist/ Research Assistant

John
John


Russell Bisset, Dr.

External Collaboration(UQMT)

John
John


Thomas Bland, Dr.

Post-Doc (Theory)

John
John



Elena Poli, MSc.

PhD Student
(Theory)

John
John



Simon Gschwendtner, BSc.

Master Student
(Theory)