Matthias Weidemüller

Matthias Weidemüller holds a Chair for Experimental Physics at the Physics Institute of the University of Heidelberg and is Director of the Heidelberg Center for Quantum Dynamics. His research focuses on atomic and molecular quantum systems at different levels of complexity. The systems under investigation range from highly excited Rydberg atoms over atomic and molecular quantum gases to molecular aggregates. For more information visit

Matthias Weidemüller Published June 24, 2013

Atomic and Molecular Physics | Optics | Physical Chemistry

A new experimental scheme uncovers the strength of the van der Waals force between two individual atoms and its dependence on the interatomic distance