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Prof. Dr. Giovanna Morigi
Research Group Leader
Heisenberg Professorship (German Research Foundation)

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Phone: (0) 681-302-57472
Office: E2.6 - Room 4.20

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Research interests:

Theoretical Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
Statistical mechanics of ultracold atoms in external fields
Quantum optics with semiconductor devices

Selected publications:

  • Structural defects in ion crystals by quenching the external potential: the inhomogeneous Kibble-Zurek mechanism,
    A. del Campo, G. De Chiara, G. Morigi, M. B. Plenio and A. Retzker,
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 075701 (2010).
  • Cooling carbon nanotubes to the phononic ground state with constant electron current,
    Stefano Zippilli, Giovanna Morigi and Adrian Bachtold,
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 096804 (2009).
  • Crystallization of strongly interacting photons in a nonlinear optical fiber,
    D. E. Chang, V. Gritsev, G. Morigi, V. Vuletic, M. D. Lukin and E. A. Demler,
    Nature Phys. 4, 884-889 (2008).
  • Entangled light pulses from single cold atoms,
    Giovanna Morigi, Juergen Eschner, Stefano Mancini and David Vitali,
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 96 023601 (2006).
  • Eigenmodes and thermodynamics of a Coulomb chain in a harmonic potential,
    Giovanna Morigi and Shmuel Fishman,
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 170602 (2004).