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Markus Hennrich


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Works at Department of Physics
Telephone 08-553 786 14
Visiting address Roslagstullsbacken 21
Room A3:1021
Postal address Fysikum 106 91 Stockholm

About me

Short CV

Current Position

2015 –      Associate Professor (tenured),
Department of Physics, Stockholm University, Sweden


Previous Positions

2013 – 2015 Associate Professor (tenured),
Institute for Experimental Physics, University of Innsbruck, Austria
2010 – 2012 Assistant Professor (tenure track),
Institute for Experimental Physics, University of Innsbruck, Austria
2007 – 2010 Assistant Professor,
Institute for Experimental Physics, University of Innsbruck, Austria
2004 – 2007 Postdoctoral researcher / research fellow,
ICFO – The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain


Fellowships & awards

2011 ERC Starting Grant by the European Union
Project: “Quantum simulations with trapped Rydberg ions – QuaSIRIO
2005 – 2007 Marie-Curie intra-European fellowship by the European Union



2012 Habilitation in Experimental Physics, University of Innsbruck
Topic: Coupling Ions and Photons in Free Space - Using Radiation Modes for Quantum Networks and Engineered Decoherence
2004 Dr. rer. nat. (summa cum laude), TU Munich and MPI of Quantum Optics
Topic: Controlled generation of single photons in a coupled atom-cavity system
1998 Diploma in physics, University of Stuttgart,
Topic: Reaction path and switching speed of Fulgides as molecular switches



Scientific interests

  • Trapped Rydberg ions

  • Entangled quantum systems / Quantum information

  • Quantum optics experiments with single or few cold atoms or ions

  • Coherent atom-light interaction

  • Cavity quantum electrodynamics

  • Single Photon Sources


Scientific CV

See ORCID or ResearchGate



For an updated list of publications see

Last updated: December 2, 2018

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