Author Archives: thedelocalizedchemist
After six very enjoyable and productive years in Vienna, I’m slowly preparing to head off for new shores to start an independent research group. This will be part of the newly-established Institute of Quantum Technologies, which is in turn part … Continue reading
Starting with the end of June, I’ll start serving the community as Editorial Board Member for Elsevier’s data journal “Data in Brief”. So if you have a set of data you want to share with others, this might be a … Continue reading
My dear friend and colleague Christian Knobloch successfully defended his thesis on “Coherent matter-wave manipulation techniques” today! Hurra!
I’m currently at the first International Conference of the Quantum Technologies Flagship in Grenoble, France, and the atmosphere is quite remarkable. Everybody is in an enthusiastic mood and seems to buzz with excitement. This is especially true for the member … Continue reading
What happens when you accelerate hydrogen atoms to a breathtaking velocity of 120’000 m/s and shoot them onto the thinnest membrane there is? You get an absolutely fascinating diffraction pattern! In our latest publication we theoretically describe what to expect … Continue reading
Our manuscript on preparing internally cold beams containing only a single molecular structure was published in Physical Review Letters.
On the 13.th of April the “Lange Nacht der Forschung” (long night of research) will give everybody a great opportunity to get an idea about science and research made in Austria. Our contribution will be presented at the “Altes AKH” … Continue reading
I just spend a very nice and inspriring week at the spring meeting of the German Physical Society in Erlangen, Germany. It’s great to come together with some many people, discuss in a very informal setting and make new connections … Continue reading
Last week I spend two very exciting days in the group of Jochen Küpper at the Center for Free-Electron Laser Science, which is at the Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron in Hamburg, Germany. It’s amazing to take a look at research done … Continue reading
In this post we take a look at THE prerequisite for matter-wave optics: how to make a particle behave like a wave.