Prof. Dr.

Wolfgang P. Schleich

Wolfgang P. Schleich

Corresponding Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences abroad since 2008

  • Institut für Quantenphysik, Universität Ulm


Research Areas:

  • Physics, Astronomy
  • Theoretical physics
  • Quantum optics
  • Quantum mechanics
  • Theory of relativity
  • Laser physics



Selected Memberships:

  • Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina - Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • Academia Europaea
  • Königlich Dänische Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • American Physical Society
  • Optical Society of America
  • Institute for Advanced Study TIAS Faculty

Selected Prizes:

  • Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz-Preis der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft
  • Max-Planck-Forschungspreis
  • Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften Leopoldina
  • Willis E. Lamb Award for Laser Science and Quantum Optics
  • Texas A & M University Institute for Advanced Study, Faculty Fellow

Selected Publications:

  • Schleich, W. P.; Greenberger, D. M.; Rasel, E. M. (2013) The redshift controversy in atom interferometry: Representation dependence of the origin of phase shift. Physical Review Letters, Bd. 110 (010401).
  • Mehring, M.; Müller, K.; Averbukh, I. Sh.; Merkel, W.; Schleich, W. P. (2007) NMR experiment factors numbers with Gauss sums. Physical Review Letters, Bd. 98 (120502).
  • Schleich, W. P. (2001) Quantum Optics in Phase Space.; Weinheim: VCH-Wiley (695 Seiten).
  • Vogel, K.; Akulin, V. M.; Schleich, W. P. (1993) Quantum State Engineering of the Radiation Field. Physical Review Letters, Bd. 71, S. 1816-1819.