03/2023 Another nice collaborative research piece of ours together with Marc Assmann's and Jan Sperlings's groups on the time-resolved tomography of polariton quantum states was just published in the Physical Review Letters. Find a short summary here.
02/2023 Our nice collaborative work with Rolf Binder and Cun-Zheng Ning on strained bilayer MoTe2 is now published in ACS Nano.
12/2022 Fabian Bauch wins teaching award "Goldener Rotstift", awarded by the board of physics students for his excellent teaching. Congrats Fabian.
02/2022 Matthias Pukrop very succesfully passed his PhD viva. Congratulations Dr. Pukrop!
01/2022 Dr. Xuekai Ma was promoted to Junior Research Group Leader and will lead his own independent group at UPB now. Congratulations!
11/2021 It's official now, the DFG will continue to fund our collaborative research center TRR142 for another 4 years. The group contributes with two projects. UPB press release.
08/2021 Our beautiful colaborative work on quantum coherence in polariton condensates together with Marc Aßmann's und Jan Sperling's groups is now published in PRX Quantum.
07/2021 Our TRR142 movie is now online, check it out here.
06/2021 Dr. Ma's project "PT symmetry and non-Hermitian physics in polariton condensates in semiconductor microcavities" will be funded by the DFG. Congratulations!
05/2021 Publication highlight. Our work on two-dimensional perovskite semiconductors with Sangam Chatterjee's group at JLU Gießen and Johanna Heine's group at Uni Marburg is now published in Advanced Materials and will be featured on the cover of the next issue. See press release of Paderborn University.
04/2021 TRR 142 seminar series for summer term 2021. Download the program here.
02/2020 Publication highlight. Our work on work polariton vortex switching with Marc Aßmann's group at TU Dortmund is published in Nature Communications. See press release of Paderborn University.
12/2018 We congratulate Dr. Dirk Heinze for a successful PhD viva!
07/2018 The group takes part in the 2018 TK Campus Run. Our relay team (Matthias, Xuekai, Chuanding, Stefan) finished the 10k in a not too shabby 45:51 minutes. Matthias finished the 5K in a respectable 25:04 minutes. Well done everybody.
07/2018 The DFG approves the second funding period of the Heisenberg professorship. See press release of Paderborn University.
05/2018 Dr. Xuekai Ma wins the best poster award for his work on "Optical control of vortices in polariton condensates" at the PLMCN conference 2018.
05/2018 We congratulate Dr. Dominik Breddermann for a successful PhD viva!
01/2018 Dr. Xuekai Ma wins the prestigious "Chinese government award for outstanding self-financed students abroad". Congratulations Xuekai! See the University's press release.
11/2012 Congratulations to Christian Wiebeler. He has been awarded a fully funded PhD scholarship by the Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung to continue his work on conjugated polymers and photochromic molecules, see UPB press release.
11/2012 We congratulate Dirk Heinze for passing his M.Sc. viva
06/2012 Christian Wiebeler takes part in the 2012 Nobel Laureate meeting in Lindau, see press release
05/2012 DFG continues support of our two projects in the GRK1464 for another 4.5 years until 2017
02/2012 Andreas Lücke passed his B.Sc. viva with great success
09/2011 Regina Kruse passed her B.Sc. viva with great success.
Andreas Lücke was selected to take part in the Guest Student Programme on Scientific Computing at Forschungszentrum Jülich from August to Oktober 2011, resulting in a nice paper in PRL, highlighted as Focus Article in Physics by the American Physical Society journal editors
03/2011 DFG-grant awarded to continue work on polariton scattering, pattern formation and control in semiconductor microcavities
02/2011 Inaugural lecture given
12/2010 Stefan Schumacher elected board member of CeOPP