Thomas Pohl

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Thomas Pohl is a group leader at the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems in Dresden, Germany. In 2005 he obtained his Ph.D. at the MPIPKS, Germany, and subsequently was awarded the ITAMP postdoctoral fellowship (2005–2008) of the Institute for Theoretical Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. He is recipient of the Otto Hahn Medal of the Max Planck Society and the Gustav Hertz Award of the German Physical Society. His group conducts research on atomic physics, quantum and nonlinear optics, many-body quantum dynamics, and ultracold plasma physics.

Atomic and Molecular Physics

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