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Head of the group:

Prof. Dr. Arno Rauschenbeutel
Tel.: +43-1-58801-141761
Fax: +43-1-58801-9141761
Room number: ZB 01 01

TU Wien - Atominstitut
Stadionallee 2
1020 Vienna

Thinner than light...  

The research group "Applied Quantum Physics" works with glass fibers having a diameter smaller than the wavelength of the guided light. The special properties of these glass fibers make them suitable for using them as a “quantum laboratory”.


Freitag, 2018-11-09

New (old) group member

Sebastian Pucher finished his Masters project in our group and has now begun his PhD with us. Welcome (once again)! Mehr

Freitag, 2018-10-26

Paper on optical localization errors published

Our work on optical localization errors related to spin-orbit coupling, a collaboration with the group of Rainer Blatt from Innsbruck, has been published as an advance publication in Nature Physics. Mehr

Donnerstag, 2018-09-06

Paper on near-ground-state-cooling published

Our work on 'Near-Ground-State Cooling of Atoms Optically Trapped 300 nm Away from a Hot Surface' was published in Phys. Rev. X 8, 031054. Mehr

Dienstag, 2018-08-28

Position at Humboldt University accepted

Arno Rauschenbeutel has accepted a position as Professor at Humboldt University in Berlin and has been awarded an Alexander-von-Humboldt Grant by the Humboldt Foundation. Follow the link for the HU press release and an introductory video on our research. Mehr

Montag, 2018-08-20

ErBeSta website online

The website of our ErBeStA (Error-Proof Bell-State Analyser) collaboration is now online: Mehr

Donnerstag, 2018-08-09

Cold-atom-based implementation of the quantum Rabi model

Our paper 'Cold-atom-based implementation of the quantum Rabi model' was published in Phys. Rev. A 98, 021801(R) Mehr

Mittwoch, 2018-08-08

New EU research collaboration to study Bell states

Our group is part of the research network ErBeSta (Error-Proof Bell-State Analyser) that was awarded a EU grant to study Bell states. Find out more through the official press release. Mehr

Montag, 2017-12-18

Group activity: Escape room

We all went on a mini retreat to 'Fox in a box' and (basically) succeeded in all escape rooms! Follow the link for pictures. Mehr

Mittwoch, 2017-10-11

New group member

Dr. Sahar Sahebdivan joined our group as a PostDoc. She completed her PhD in Transformation Optics and Optical Gravity Analogy at the University of St Andrews, UK, and has subsequently worked with Markus Aspelmeyer at the University of Vienna. Welcome to the group! Mehr

Freitag, 2017-09-15

Jungforscher-Portrait in "Die Presse"

Our PhD candidate Jakob Hinney was interviewed on his work by the Austrian daily newspaper "Die Presse" during the European Forum Alpbach 2017. Follow the link for the article. Mehr