Christine Maier

Experimental physicist Christine Maier from Rainer Blatt's research group will receive the IQOQI Thesis Award 2021. The award, endowed with 1,000 euros, is being presented this year for the eighth time and recognizes scientific excellence in the field of quantum physics.

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A class of observables known as partial spectral form factors can efficiently measure signatures of chaos in existing quantum simulators, opening the door to future insights into chaos and thermalization.

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Quantum physicist Hannes Pichler has been awarded a Starting Grant by the European Research Council (ERC) for his theoretical research on quantum many-body physics and quantum information processing. The grant, endowed with around 1.5 million euros, is the highest award for successful young scientists in Europe.

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