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Technical Physics

Prof. Rudolf Gross, Prof. Stefan Filipp

Research Field

The research activities of the Walther-Meißner-Institute are focused on low temperature solid-state and condensed matter physics. The research program is devoted to both fundamental and applied research and also addresses materials science, thin film and nanotechnology aspects. With respect to basic research the main focus of the WMI is on

  • superconductivity and superfluidity,
  • magnetism, spin transport, and spin caloritronics,
  • quantum phenomena in mesoscopic systems and nanostructures,
  • quantum technology and quantum computing,
  • and the general properties of metallic systems at low and very low temperatures.

The WMI also conducts applied research in the fields of

  • solid-state quantum information processing systems,
  • superconducting and spintronic devices,
  • oxide electronics,
  • multi-functional and multiferroic materials,
  • and the development of low and ultra low temperature systems and techniques.

With respect to materials science, thin film and nanotechnology the research program is focused on

  • the synthesis of superconducting and magnetic materials,,
  • the single crystal growth of oxide materials,
  • the thin film technology of complex oxide heterostructures including multi-functional and multiferroic material systems,
  • the fabrication of superconducting, magnetic, and hybrid nanostructures,
  • and the growth of self-organized molecular ad-layers.

The WMI also develops and operates systems and techniques for low and ultra-low temperature experiments. A recent development are dry mK-systems that can be operated without liquid helium by using a pulse-tube refrigerator for precooling. Meanwhile, these systems have been successfully commercialized by the company VeriCold Technologies GmbH at Ismaning, Germany, which meanwhile has been acquired by Oxford Instruments. As further typical examples we mention a nuclear demagnetization cryostat for temperature down to below 100µK, or very flexible dilution refrigerator inserts for temperatures down to about 20mK fitting into a 2inch bore. These systems have been engineered and fabricated at the WMI. Within the last years, several dilution refrigerators have been provided to other research groups for various low temperature experiments. The WMI also operates a helium liquifier with a capacity of more than 150.000 liters per year and supplies both Munich universities with liquid helium. To optimize the transfer of liquid helium into transport containers the WMI has developed a pumping system for liquid helium that is commercialized in collaboration with a company.

Address/Contact

Walther-Meißner-Straße 8
85748 Garching b. München
+49 (89) 289 - 14202
Fax: +49 (89) 289 - 14206

Members of the Research Group

Professors

PhotoDegreeFirstnameLastnameRoomPhoneE-Mail
Photo von Prof. Dr. techn. Stefan Filipp. Prof. Dr. Stefan Filipp +49 89 289-14201 E-Mail
Photo von Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Rudolf Gross. Prof. Dr. Rudolf Gross +49 89 289-14249 E-Mail

Office

PhotoDegreeFirstnameLastnameRoomPhoneE-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden Emel Dönertas +49 89 289-14202 E-Mail

Scientists

PhotoDegreeFirstnameLastnameRoomPhoneE-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden Dr. Matthias Althammer +49 89 289-14311 E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden Edison Arguello E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden M.Sc. Nicolas Arlt E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden Daniil Bazulin E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden M.Sc. Thomas Brenninger E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden M.Sc. Jianpeng Chen E-Mail
Photo von Dr. rer. nat. Frank Deppe. PD Dr. Frank Deppe +49 89 289-14211 E-Mail
Photo von Dr. Andreas Erb. Dr. Andreas Erb +49 89 289-12642 E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden M.Sc. Shamil Erkenov E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden Dr. Kirill Fedorov +49 89 289-14222 E-Mail
Photo von Prof. Dr. techn. Stefan Filipp. Prof. Dr. Stefan Filipp +49 89 289-14201 E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden M.Sc. Luis Flacke E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden Stephan Geprägs +49 89 289-14225 E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden B.Sc. Niklas Glaser E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden M.Sc. Janine Gückelhorn E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden Dieter Guratzsch +49 89 289-14438 E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden Prof. Dr. Rudolf Hackl +49 89 289 14218 E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden M.Sc. Maria-Teresa Handschuh E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden M.Sc. Franz Haslbeck +49 89 289-12342 E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden M.Sc. Kedar Honasoge E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden B.Sc. Gerhard Huber E-Mail
Photo von Dr. rer. nat. Hans-Gregor Hübl. PD Dr. Hans-Gregor Hübl +49 89 289-14204 E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden Sebastian Kammerer E-Mail
Photo von Dr. Mark Kartsovnik. Dr. Mark Kartsovnik +49 89 289-14223 E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden M.Sc. Martin Knudsen E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden Leon Koch +49 89 289-14221 E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden M.Sc. Fabian Kronowetter E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden Dr. Gleb Krylov E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden Dr. Nadezhda Kukharchyk +49 89 289-14226 E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden Dr. Klaus Liegener +49 89 289-14218 E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden Dr. Achim Marx +49 89 289-14203 E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden Yuki Nojiri +49 89 289-14519 E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden M.Sc. Patricia Oehrl E-Mail
Photo von Dr. rer. nat. Matthias Opel. Dr. Matthias Opel +49 89 289-14237 E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden Leander Peis E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden M.Sc. Frederik Pfeiffer E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden B.Sc. Michael Renger +49 89 289-14224 E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden M.Sc. Lea Richard E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden Joao Henrique Romeiro Alves E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden Matthias Rottmann E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden Malay Singh +49 89 289-14221 E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden M.Sc. Ana Strinic E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden Dr. Johneph Sukham +49 89 289-14210 E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden M.Sc. Alexei Troshyn E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden Ivan Tsitsilin +49 89 289-14224 E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden Dr. Kurt Uhlig +49 89 289-14230 E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden M.Sc. Florian Wallner E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden M.Sc. Max Werninghaus E-Mail

Other Staff

PhotoDegreeFirstnameLastnameRoomPhoneE-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden Prof. Dr. Dietrich Einzel +49 89 289-14230 E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden Astrid Habel E-Mail
Photo von Dipl.-Kffr. Martina Meven. Dipl.-Kffr. Martina Meven +49 89 289-14255 E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden Andrea Person +49 89 289-14205 E-Mail
kein Photo vorhanden Carola Siegmayer +49 89 289-14216 E-Mail

Teaching

Course with Participations of Group Members

Titel und Modulzuordnung
ArtSWSDozent(en)Termine
Applied Superconductivity 1: from Josephson Effects to RSFQ Logic
LV-Unterlagen
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
VO 2 Gross, R. Mi, 14:15–15:45, WMI 143
Magnetism
eLearning-Kurs LV-Unterlagen
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
VO 2 Kukharchyk, N. Di, 14:00–15:30, WMI 143
QST Experiment: Quantum Hardware
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
VO 4 Filipp, S. Do, 16:00–18:00, PH HS1
Fr, 08:00–10:00, PH HS1
Quantum Sensing
eLearning-Kurs
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
VO 2 Brandt, M. Bucher, D. Hübl, H. Mi, 10:00–12:00, ZNN 0.001
Superconductivity and Low Temperature Physics 1
eLearning-Kurs LV-Unterlagen
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
VO 2 Gross, R. Do, 12:00–14:00, PH HS3
Fortschritte in der Festkörperphysik
LV-Unterlagen
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
PS 2 Gross, R. Di, 10:15–11:30, WMI 143
Quantum Entrepreneurship Laboratory
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
HS 2 Filipp, S. Mendl, C. Pollmann, F.
Mitwirkende: Cerda Sevilla, M.Trummer, C.
Spin Currents and Skyrmionics
eLearning-Kurs
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
PS 2 Hübl, H.
Mitwirkende: Althammer, M.Geprägs, S.Opel, M.
Do, 14:00–15:30, WMI 039
Supraleitende Quantenschaltkreise
LV-Unterlagen virtueller Hörsaal
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
PS 2 Deppe, F. Filipp, S.
Leitung/Koordination: Gross, R.
Mitwirkende: Fedorov, K.Marx, A.
Termine in Gruppen
Topical Issues in Magneto- and Spin Electronics
LV-Unterlagen
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
PS 2 Brandt, M. Hübl, H.
Mitwirkende: Althammer, M.Geprägs, S.
Mi, 11:30–13:00, WSI S101
Exercise to Applied Superconductivity 1: from Josephson Effects to RSFQ Logic
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
UE 2
Leitung/Koordination: Fedorov, K.
Termine in Gruppen
Exercise to Magnetism
eLearning-Kurs LV-Unterlagen
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
UE 1 Kukharchyk, N. Termine in Gruppen
Exercise to QST Experiment: Quantum Hardware
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
UE 2 Haslbeck, F. Wallner, F.
Leitung/Koordination: Filipp, S.
Termine in Gruppen
Übung zu Supraleitung und Tieftemperaturphysik 1
eLearning-Kurs LV-Unterlagen
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
UE 2 Gross, R. Termine in Gruppen
Festkörperkolloquium
aktuelle Informationen
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
KO 2 Gross, R. Do, 17:00–19:00, PH HS3
sowie einzelne oder verschobene Termine
FOPRA Experiment 104: The Josephson Parametric Amplifier (JPA) (QST-EX)
LV-Unterlagen
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
PR 1 Honasoge, K. Kronowetter, F.
Leitung/Koordination: Gross, R.
FOPRA Experiment 108: Qubit Control and Characterization for Superconducting Quantum Processors (AEP, KM, QST-EX)
LV-Unterlagen
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
PR 1 Tsitsilin, I. Wallner, F.
Leitung/Koordination: Filipp, S.
FOPRA Experiment 16: Josephson Effects in Superconductors (AEP, KM, QST-EX)
LV-Unterlagen aktuelle Informationen
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
PR 1 Honasoge, K. Kronowetter, F. Nojiri, Y.
Leitung/Koordination: Gross, R.
Journal Club on Quantum Systems
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
SE 2 Filipp, S. Mi, 09:00–11:00, WMI 143
Repetitorium zu Aktuelle Themen der Magneto- und Spinelektronik
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
RE 2
Leitung/Koordination: Hübl, H.
Repetitorium zu Fortschritte in der Festkörperphysik
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
RE 2
Leitung/Koordination: Gross, R.
Repetitorium zu Quanten-Entrepreneurship-Labor
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
RE 2
Leitung/Koordination: Filipp, S.
Repetitorium zu Spin-Ströme und Skyrmionik
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
RE 2
Leitung/Koordination: Hübl, H.
Repetitorium zu Supraleitende Quantenschaltkreise
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
RE 2
Leitung/Koordination: Gross, R.
Walther-Meißner-Seminar on Topical Problems of Low Temperature Physics
aktuelle Informationen
Zuordnung zu Modulen:
SE 2 Filipp, S. Gross, R. Termine in Gruppen

Current and Finished Theses in the Group

Alternative qubit readout using multi-mode circuits
Abschlussarbeit im Masterstudiengang Quantum Science & Technology
Themensteller(in): Stefan Filipp
Chiraler Transport in supraleitenden Qubitringen
Abschlussarbeit im Masterstudiengang Quantum Science & Technology
Themensteller(in): Stefan Filipp
Limits on Kerr nonlinearity and photon loss for the initialization and readout of a Kerr-Cat qubit
Abschlussarbeit im Bachelorstudiengang Physik
Themensteller(in): Stefan Filipp
Micromagnetic simulation of nanogratings as possible devices for unidirectional spin wave propagation
Abschlussarbeit im Masterstudiengang Physik (Physik der kondensierten Materie)
Themensteller(in): Rudolf Gross
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