Prof. Stefan Kuhr

Stefan Kuhr Professor Stefan Kuhr
Department of Physics
University of Strathclyde
107 Rottenrow East
Glasgow G4 0NG
United Kingdom
stefan.kuhr@nullstrath.ac.ukOffice: John Anderson 8.19
Phone: (+44) 141 548 3364

Physics Department webpage
Researcher-ID F-7296-2011
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Research:

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Fellowships, stipends and prizes

  • 2011 Fellow of the Institute of Physics (IOP)
  • 2011 ERC Starting Grant
  • 2007 Research Fellowship of the Carl-Zeiss-Foundation
  • 2003 Marie Curie Individual Fellowship
  • 2003 PhD thesis award of the Physics Department, Universität Bonn

Publications

  • Single-atom imaging of fermions in a quantum-gas microscope
    E. Haller, J. Hudson, A. Kelly, D. Cotta, B. Peaudecerf, G. Bruce, S. Kuhr,
    Nature Physics 11, 738 (2015)  (Advance Online Publication, 13 July 2015).
    [See also Nature Photonics News and Views by C. Gross]
  • Quantum dynamics of a mobile spin impurity
    T. Fukuhara, A. Kantian, M. Endres, M. Cheneau, P. Schauß, S. Hild, D. Bellem, U. Schollwöck, T. Giamarchi, C. Gross, I. Bloch, S. Kuhr
    Nature Physics 9, 235 .
  • Observation of Spatially Ordered Structures in a Two-Dimensional Rydberg Gas
    P. Schauss, M. Cheneau, M. Endres, T. Fukuhara, S. Hild, A. Omran, T. Pohl, C. Gross, S. Kuhr, I. Bloch
    Nature 491, 87 (2012)
  • The ‘Higgs’ amplitude mode at the two-dimensional superfluid/Mott insulator transition
    M. Endres, T. Fukuhara, D. Pekker, M. Cheneau, P. Schauβ, C. Gross, E. Demler, S. Kuhr, I. Bloch
    Nature 487, 454 (2012)
  • Light-cone-like spreading of correlations in a quantum many-body system
    M. Cheneau, P. Barmettler, D. Poletti, M. Endres, P. Schauß, T. Fukuhara, C. Gross, I. Bloch, C. Kollath, S. Kuhr
    Nature 481, 484 (2012).
  • Des atomes ultrafroids sous le microscope
    T. Lahaye, S. Kuhr
    Reflets de la Physique 29, 9-11 (2012)
  • Observation of Correlated Particle-Hole Pairs and String Order in Low-Dimensional Mott Insulators
    M. Endres, M. Cheneau, T. Fukuhara, C. Weitenberg, P. Schauß, C. Gross, L. Mazza, M.C. Banuls, L. Pollet, I. Bloch, S. Kuhr
    Science 334, 200 (2011) [Press releases MPQ (ger, eng). MPG (deu)]
  • A quantum computation architecture using optical tweezers
    C. Weitenberg, S. Kuhr, K. Mølmer, J. F. Sherson
    Phys. Rev. A 84, 032322 (2011)
  • Coherent light scattering from a two-dimensional Mott insulator
    C. Weitenberg, P. Schauß, T. Fukuhara, M. Cheneau, M. Endres, I. Bloch, S. Kuhr
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 215301 (2011) [Viewpoint Physics]
  • Single-Spin Addressing in an Atomic Mott Insulator
    C. Weitenberg, M. Endres, J. F. Sherson, M. Cheneau, P. Schauß, T. Fukuhara, I. Bloch, S. Kuhr
    Nature 471, 319 (2011) [Press releases MPQ (ger, eng). MPG (deu), Nature Physics “News and Views” ]
  • Single-atom-resolved fluorescence imaging of an atomic Mott insulator
    J. F. Sherson, C. Weitenberg, M. Endres, M. Cheneau, I. Bloch, S. Kuhr
    Nature 467, 68 (2010) [Press releases MPQ (ger, eng). MPG (deu), Articles in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Physics Today]
  • Quantenteilchen unter dem Mikroskop, S. Kuhr, Physik in unserer Zeit 42, 8 (2011)
  • Quantensprünge des Lichts, S. Kuhr, Physik in unserer Zeit 40, 303 (2009)
  • Electromagnetically Induced Transparency and Light Storage in an Atomic Mott Insulator
    U. Schnorrberger, J. D. Thompson, S. Trotzky, R. Pugatch, N. Davidson, S. Kuhr, I. Bloch
    Phys. Rev. Lett., 103, 033003 (2009)
  • Process tomography of field damping and measurement of Fock state lifetimes by quantum non-demolition photon counting in a cavity
    M. Brune, J. Bernu, C. Guerlin, S. Deléglise, C. Sayrin, S. Gleyzes, S. Kuhr, I. Dotsenko, J. M. Raimond, S. Haroche
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 240402 (2008)
  • Freezing a Coherent Field Growth in a Cavity by Quantum Zeno Effect
    J. Bernu, S. Deléglise, C. Sayrin, S. Kuhr, I. Dotsenko, M. Brune, J. M. Raimond, S. Haroche
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 180402 (2008)
  • Progressive field-state collapse and quantum non-demolition photon counting
    C. Guerlin, J. Bernu, S. Deléglise, C. Sayrin, S. Gleyzes, S. Kuhr, M. Brune, J. M. Raimond, S. Haroche
    Nature 448, 889 (2007)
  • Ultrahigh finesse Fabry-Pérot superconducting resonator
    S. Kuhr, S. Gleyzes, C. Guerlin, J. Bernu, S. Deléglise, U. Hoff, M. Brune, J. M. Raimond, S. Haroche, S. Osnaghi, E. Jacques, P. Bosland, B. Visentin
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 164101 (2007)
  • Quantum jumps of light recording the birth and death of a photon in a cavity
    S. Gleyzes, S. Kuhr, C. Guerlin, J. Bernu, S. Deléglise, U. Hoff, M. Brune, J. M. Raimond, S. Haroche
    Nature 446, 297 (2007)
  • A cavity-QED scheme for Heisenberg-limited interferometry
    D. Vitali, S. Kuhr, M. Brune, and J.-M. Raimond
    J. Mod. Opt. (2006)
  • Analysis of dephasing mechanisms in a standing wave dipole trap
    S. Kuhr, W. Alt, D. Schrader, I. Dotsenko, Y. Miroshnychenko, A. Rauschenbeutel, and D. Meschede
    Phys. Rev. A 72, 023406 (2005)
  • Nanometric position control of single trapped neutral atoms
    I. Dotsenko, W. Alt, M. Khudaverdyan, S. Kuhr, D. Meschede, Y. Miroshnychenko, D. Schrader, and A. Rauschenbeutel,
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 033002 (2005)
  • Adiabatic Quantum State Manipulation of Single Trapped Atoms
    M. Khudaverdyan, W. Alt, I. Dotsenko, L. Förster, S. Kuhr, D. Meschede, Y. Miroshnychenko, D. Schrader, and A. Rauschenbeutel
    Phys. Rev. A 71, 031404 (2005)
  • Continued imaging of the transport of a single neutral atom
    Y. Miroshnychenko, D. Schrader, S. Kuhr, W. Alt, I. Dotsenko, M. Khudaverdyan, A. Rauschenbeutel, and D. Meschede,
    Optics Express 11, 3498 (2003)
  • Coherence properties and quantum state transportation in an optical conveyor belt
    S. Kuhr, W. Alt, D. Schrader, I. Dotsenko, Y. Miroshnychenko, W. Rosenfeld, M. Khudaverdyan, V. Gomer, A. Rauschenbeutel, and D. Meschede
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 213002 (2003)
  • Application of electro-optically generated light fields for Raman spectroscopy of trapped Cesium atoms
    I. Dotsenko, W. Alt, S. Kuhr, D. Schrader, M. Müller, Y. Miroshnychenko, V. Gomer, A. Rauschenbeutel, and D. Meschede
    Appl. Phys. B 78, 711 (2003)
  • Single atoms in a standing-wave dipole trap
    W. Alt, D. Schrader, S. Kuhr, M. Müller, V. Gomer, and D. Meschede
    Phys. Rev. A 67, 033403 (2003)
  • Cold collisions in a high-gradient magneto-optical trap
    B. Ueberholz, S. Kuhr, D. Frese, V. Gomer, and D. Meschede
    J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 35, 4899 (2002)
  • Capture and release of a conditional state of a cavity QED system by quantum feedback
    W. P. Smith, J. E. Reiner, L. A. Orozco, S. Kuhr, and H. M. Wiseman
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 133601 (2002)
  • An optical conveyor belt for single neutral atoms
    D. Schrader, S. Kuhr, W. Alt, M. Müller, V. Gomer, and D. Meschede
    Appl. Phys. B 73, 819 (2001).
  • Ein Förderband für einzelne Atome
    S. Kuhr, D. Schrader, W. Alt, M. Müller, V. Gomer, and D. Meschede
    Physik in unserer Zeit 5, 198 (2001).
  • Deterministic Delivery of a Single Atom
    S. Kuhr, W. Alt, D. Schrader, M. Müller, V.Gomer, and D. Meschede
    Science 293, 278 (2001)
  • Single Atoms in an Optical Dipole Trap: Towards a Deterministic Source of Cold Atoms
    D. Frese, B. Ueberholz, S. Kuhr, W. Alt, D. Schrader, V. Gomer, and D. Meschede
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 3777 (2000).
  • Counting Cold Collisions
    B. Ueberholz, S. Kuhr, D. Frese, D. Meschede, and V. Gomer
    J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 33, L135 (2000)