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Position:Independent Research Group Leader
Name:Priv.-Doz. Dr. Tanja E. Mehlstäubler
Address:Bundesallee 100
38116 Braunschweig
Room:RZB 11, Room 119
Tel.:+49 531 592 4710
e-mail:tanja.mehlstaubler

Scientific interests

  • quantum sensors
  • relativistic geodesy & gravimetry
  • optical clocks & frequency standards
  • precision measurements
  • integrated ion trap technology
  • complex, self-organized systems
  • thermodynamics of ion Coulomb crystals

 

Short Scientific CV

Since 01.06.2018

Guest professor at Osaka University, Japan

 

19.04.2016

Habilitation in physics at Leibniz Universität Hannover
Thesis title: "Quantensensoren mit lasergekühlten Atomen und Ionen"

 

2016-today

Independent research group leader at PTB/QUEST

 

2009-2015

Head of Junior research group: "Quantum Sensors with Cold Ions"

 

2008

PostDoc, Yb+ Ion Clock
Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Braunschweig, Germany

 

2006-2007

PostDoc, Atomic Quantum Sensors Group
Observatoire de Paris, LNE-SYRTE, France
Project: Cold atom gravimeter

 

15.12.2005

Dr. rer. nat., summa cum laude, University of Hanover

 

1999-2005

PhD studies at the University of Hanover in the group of Prof. W. Ertmer
Thesis title: "Novel Cooling Methods for an Optical Frequency Standard based on Mg Atoms"

 

1997-1999

Graduate studies at the State University of New York at Stony Brook;
supported by Fulbright and von Swaine foundation

Research assistant at the Nuclear Structure Lab in the group of Prof. G. D. Sprouse

Master of Arts in Physics
Thesis title: "Laser Spectroscopy of the 7d-States of Trapped Francium"

 

1996-1999

Scholarship of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes

 

1994-1997

Undergraduate studies in physics at Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

 

Other professional activities

Referee for Nature, APS, Springer, IEEE
Member of the Editorial Board of EPJD/Springer
Member of DPG (Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft)
Active alumna of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

 

Teaching

At Leibniz Universität Hannover:
VL Quantenoptik
VL Kohärente Optik
Seminar ‚Quantenlogik-Spektroskopie‘

At TU Braunschweig:
Guest lectures in the frame of ‚Moderne Physik’
and ‚Atome und Kerne‘
Seminar ‚Quantenoptik mit gefangenen Ionen‘

 

Publications