Lars von der Wense

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Lars von der Wense is working as a Humboldt Fellow at JILA, University of Colorado Boulder. After studying physics and mathematics at the University of Hamburg, Germany, and the University of Cambridge, UK, he received his Ph.D. in 2016 from Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) of Munich for his work on the direct detection of 229mTh. Since then he has continued his 229mTh-related research as a postdoctoral fellow at LMU and at JILA, where he is preparing an experiment devoted to the 229mTh laser excitation. For his work on 229mTh, he received the Röntgenpreis of the University of Giessen and the Theodor-Hänsch-Preis of LMU Munich.


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