Short CV/Education and training

  • 1996 – 2001
    Studied physics, University of Bonn, Germany

  • 2002 – 2006
    Doctorate at the University of Hamburg

  • 2007 – 2009
    Postdoc at JILA, NIST and the University of Colorado, USA

  • 2009 – 2010
    Minerva group leader at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Garching, Germany

  • Since 2010
    Professor at Leibniz University Hannover, Institute of Quantum Optics

Selected publications

  • Ospelkaus, C. et al.: Ultracold heteronuclear molecules in a 3D optical lattice. In: Physical Review letters 97, 2006. 120402.

  • Ospelkaus, S. et al.: Efficient state transfer in an ultracold dense gas of heteronuclear molecules. In: Nature Physics 4, 2008. pp. 622-626.

  • Ni, K.K. et al.: A high phase-space-density gas of polar molecules. In: Science 322, 2008. pp. 231-235.

  • Ospelkaus, S. et al.: Controlling the Hyperfine State of Rovibronic Ground-State Polar Molecules. In: Physical Review letters 104, 2010. 030402.

  • Ospelkaus, S. et al.: Quantum-State Controlled Chemical Reactions of Ultracold Potassium-Rubidium Molecules. In: Science 327, 2010. p. 853.

  • Ni, K.K. et al.: Dipolar collisions of polar molecules in the quantum regime. In: Nature 464, 2010. pp. 1324-1328.

Complete list of publications


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