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Dr. rer. nat.

Nicolai Lang



0049 711 685-65215


Pfaffenwaldring 57
70550 Stuttgart
Room: 5.556


  • Topological states of matter
  • Topological quantum computing and topological quantum error correction
  • Open quantum systems
  • Vincent Lienhard, Pascal Scholl, Sebastian Weber, Daniel Barredo, Sylvain de Léséleuc, Rukmani Bai, Nicolai Lang, Michael Fleischhauer, Hans Peter Büchler, Thierry Lahaye, Antoine Browaeys
    Realization of a density-dependent Peierls phase in a synthetic, spin-orbit coupled Rydberg system
    (arXiv:2001.10357, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevX.10.021031)
    Phys. Rev. X 10, 021031 (2020)
  • Sylvain de Léséleuc, Vincent Lienhard, Pascal Scholl, Daniel Barredo, Sebastian Weber, Nicolai Lang, Hans Peter Büchler, Thierry Lahaye, and Antoine Browaeys
    Observation of a symmetry-protected topological phase of interacting bosons with Rydberg atoms
    (arXiv:1810.13286, DOI: 10.1126/science.aav9105)
    Science 365, 775 (2019)
  • David Peter, Norman Y. Yao, Nicolai Lang, Sebastian D. Huber, Mikhail D. Lukin, and Hans Peter Büchler
    Topological flat bands with Chern number C = 2 by dipolar exchange interactions
    (arxiv:1410.5667, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.91.053617)
    Phys. Rev. A 91, 053617 (2015)
  • Adam Bühler, Nicolai Lang , Christina V. Kraus, Gunnar Möller, Sebastian D. Huber, Hans Peter Büchler
    Majorana modes and p-wave superfluids for fermionic atoms in optical lattices
    (arxiv:1403.0593, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms5504)
    Nature Communications 5, 4504 (2014)






  • 2007: Abitur at the Max-Born-Gymnasium Backnang
  • 2007-2008: Community service
  • 2008-2013: Fellow of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation
  • 2008-2011: Bachelor of Science in Physics at the University of Stuttgart
  • 2011-2013: Master of Science in Physics at the University of Stuttgart
  • 2014: Arthur-Fischer Award (for master thesis)
  • 2013-2019: Doctor of natural sciences (Dr. rer. nat.) in theoretical Physics at the University of Stuttgart
  • 2020: Wilhelm and Else Heraeus Award (for dissertation)

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