Hauke Group

Quantum Technologies Theory

Our research mission is to achieve a deeper understanding and precise control of quantum matter.

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Supported by the ERC Starting Grant StrEnQTh — Strong Entanglement in Quantum many-body Theory


Quantum Simulation

Solving quantum many-body problems beyond the limits of classical computers using quantum devices

Quantum Computation

Developing algorithms for solving real-world problems on today’s and tomorrow’s quantum computers

Many-Body Entanglement

Unravelling the mysteries behind the most exotic phases of quantum matter

Novel Measurement Tools for Many-Body Experiments

Shedding light on hidden properties of quantum many-body systems

Our research is geared towards leveraging the potentials of quantum matter with the aim of developing novel quantum technologies such as quantum simulation, quantum computation, and quantum metrology.

We perform theoretical studies based on analytical and numerical methods, as well as develop proposals for realizing and characterizing phase diagrams and non-equilibrium dynamics of quantum many-body systems.

These proposals draw on the astonishing abilities of quantum devices, e.g., based on ultracold quantum gases, trapped ions, or superconducting qubits, which are now reaching a level of precision and control that has been unimaginable just a few decades ago.

Go ahead and find out more about our research topics by clicking on the project cards above.

Recent Preprints

Quantum Computation of Thermal Averages for a Non-Abelian D4 Lattice Gauge Theory via Quantum Metropolis Sampling

In this paper, we show the application of the Quantum Metropolis Sampling (QMS) algorithm to a toy gauge theory with discrete …

Beyond braid anyons: A lattice model for one-dimensional anyons with a Galilean invariant continuum limit

Anyonic exchange statistics can emerge when the configuration space of quantum particles is not simply-connected. Most famously, anyon …

G-structures for black hole near-horizon geometries

We derive necessary and sufficient conditions for warped AdS2 solutions of Type II supergravity to preserve $\mathcal{N}=1$ …

Variational quantum simulation of U(1) lattice gauge theories with qudit systems

Lattice gauge theories are fundamental to various fields, including particle physics, condensed matter, and quantum information theory. …

Observation of microscopic confinement dynamics by a tunable topological $\theta$-angle

The topological $\theta$-angle is central to the understanding of a plethora of phenomena in condensed matter and high-energy physics …

Recent Journal Articles

Matrix models and holography: Mass deformations of long quiver theories in 5d and 3d

We enlarge the dictionary between matrix models for long linear quivers preserving eight supercharges in $d=5$ and $d=3$ and type IIB …

The holographic map of an evaporating black hole

We construct a holographic map that takes the semi-classical state of an evaporating black hole and its Hawking radiation to a …

Quantum approximate optimization algorithm for qudit systems

A frequent starting point of quantum computation platforms is the two-state quantum system, i.e., the qubit. However, in the context of …

Universal equilibration dynamics of the Sachdev-Ye-Kitaev model

Equilibrium quantum many-body systems in the vicinity of phase transitions generically manifest universality. In contrast, limited …

Massive flows in AdS$_6$/CFT$_5$

We study five-dimensional $N=1$ Superconformal Field Theories of the linear quiver type. These are deformed by a relevant operator, …

Recent Talks

Mirradio - Le chicche di Mirradio: Puntata 1 | Quantum Computing

Di quantum computing si sente parlare da un po’ di tempo, ma non sempre viene presentato con chiarezza. Per raccontarlo come si deve, …

Quantum Simulating Lattice Gauge Theories — High-Energy Physics at Ultra-Cold Temperatures

Gauge theories are at the heart of our modern understanding of physics, but solving their out-of-equilibrium dynamics is extremely …

Staircase Prethermalization and Constrained Dynamics in Lattice Gauge Theories

The dynamics of lattice gauge theories is characterized by an abundance of local symmetry constraints. Although errors that break gauge …

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Our group regularly has openings for motivated Postdocs as well as PhD, Master, and Bachelor students. If you are interested, please contact us.

Project topics include entanglement in quantum many-body systems, quantum simulation of lattice gauge theories and other many-body phenomena, as well as quantum annealing and quantum computation. For more information, see research.

Principal Investigator

© Alessio Coser

Philipp Hauke




Sara Rebecchi

Team assistant



Haifeng Lang



Philipp Uhrich

PhD Student


Veronica Panizza

PhD Student


Edoardo Ballini

PhD Student


Alberto Bottarelli

PhD Student


Sebastian Nagies

PhD Student



Our group is embedded in the Pitaevskii BEC Center — a joint interinstitutional effort between CNR-INO and the University of Trento, bringing together theorists and experimentalists with the aim of gaining a deeper understanding of the physics related to Bose–Einstein condensation as well as achieving precise experimental control over ultracold atomic systems.

Moreover, we are part of Q@TN — Quantum Science and Technology in Trento — an interdisciplinary organization bringing together Physicists, Computer Scientists, Mathematicians, Material Scientists, and Engineers to advance the development of quantum technologies.

We are members of INFN-TIFPA, where we contribute in particular to the Research Network (Iniziativa Specifica) QUANTUM, which pursues a quantum-information approach to strongly correlated matter. Aims of our research within this initiative are to design quantum simulations for lattice gauge theories and analog gravity, to illuminate the role of entanglement in many-body systems, and to design methods to extract complex observables from experimental data.

We are associated partner of the BMWi project EnerQuant: Energiewirtschaftliche Fundamentalmodellierung mit Quantenalgorithmen as well as CRC 1225 ISOQUANT: Isolated quantum systems and universality in extreme conditions.


Our group is receiving funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (ERC-2018-STG project StrEnQTh — Strong Entanglement in Quantum many-body Theory, Grant agreement No. 804305), the Provincia Autonoma di Trento, and Q@TN — Quantum Science and Technology in Trento.

Funded by the European Union under Horizon Europe Programme - Grant Agreement 101080086 — NeQST.