Igor Lesanovsky

(University of Nottingham)

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Igor Lesanovsky

Igor Lesanovsky is ERC startup grant holder and Professor of Physics at the University of Nottingham in the UK.


Igor’s research interests are:

  • Strongly correlated spin systems
  • Relaxation and thermalization of closed quantum systems
  • Trapping and manipulation of highly excited (Rydberg) atoms
  • Collective phenomena in ultracold atomic gases
  • Creation of non-classical states of light and matter
  • Quantum Information with atoms and trapped ions
  • Non-equilibrium in open quantum systems

Brief CV

since 2011  Associate Professor and Reader in Physics (University of Nottingham/UK)

2009 – 2011 Lecturer in Physics (University of Nottingham/UK)

2007 – 2009 PostDoc (University of Innsbruck/Austria)

2006 PostDoc (FORTH IESL, Heraklion/Greece)

2003 – 2006 PhD (University of Heidelberg/Germany)

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