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

Research

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

Dynamics of Stripe Patterns in Supersolid Spin–Orbit-Coupled Bose Gases

Despite groundbreaking observations of supersolidity in spin–orbit-coupled Bose–Einstein condensates, until now the …

Absence of Operator Growth in the Sachdev--Ye--Kitaev Model for Average Equal-Time Observables

Quantum scrambling plays an important role in understanding thermalization in closed quantum systems. By this effect, quantum …

Engineering random spin models with atoms in a high-finesse cavity

All-to-all interacting, disordered quantum many-body models have a wide range of applications across disciplines, from spin glasses in …

Quantum Hall and Synthetic Magnetic-Field Effects in Ultra-Cold Atomic Systems

In this Chapter, we give a brief review of the state of the art of theoretical and experimental studies of synthetic magnetic fields …

Squeezing and quantum approximate optimization

Variational quantum algorithms offer fascinating prospects for the solution of combinatorial optimization problems using digital …

Recent Journal Articles

Genuine multipartite entanglement in a one-dimensional Bose-Hubbard model with frustrated hopping

Frustration and quantum entanglement are two exotic quantum properties in quantum many-body systems. However, despite several efforts, …

Quantum phases of dipolar bosons in multilayer optical lattice

We consider a minimal model to investigate the quantum phases of hardcore, polarized dipolar atoms confined in multilayer optical …

Entanglement Witnessing for Lattice Gauge Theories

Entanglement is assuming a central role in modern quantum many-body physics. Yet, for lattice gauge theories its certification remains …

From non-Hermitian linear response to dynamical correlations and fluctuation–dissipation relations in quantum many-body systems

Quantum many-body systems are characterized by their correlations. While equal-time correlators and unequal-time commutators between …

Projective symmetry group classification of chiral $\mathbb{Z}_2$ spin liquids on the pyrochlore lattice: application to the spin-$1/2$ XXZ Heisenberg model

We give a complete classification of fully symmetric as well as chiral $\mathbb{Z}_2$ quantum spin liquids on the pyrochlore lattice …

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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People


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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

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© Alessio Coser

Philipp Hauke

Professor

Researchers

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Haifeng Lang

PhD Student

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Philipp Uhrich

PhD Student

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Veronica Panizza

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Edoardo Ballini

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Alberto Bottarelli

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Sebastian Nagies

PhD Student

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Affiliations

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.


Funding

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.