o.Univ.-Prof. Dr. phil.

Peter Zoller

Peter Zoller

Full Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences since 2001

  • University of Innsbruck


Research Areas:

  • Physics, Astronomy
  • Theoretical physics
  • Quantum optics
  • Quantum mechanics
  • Atomic physics



Selected Memberships:

  • National Academy of Sciences, USA
  • Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina - Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • Königlich Niederländische Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • Royal Spanish Academy of Sciences
  • European Academy of Sciences
  • Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik

Selected Prizes:

  • Wolf-Preis für Physik
  • Benjamin Franklin Medaille
  • Max-Planck-Medaille der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft
  • Dirac Medaille
  • Wittgenstein-Preis des Wissenschaftsfonds FWF

Selected Publications:

  • A. Micheli, G. Brennen, P. Zoller (2006) A toolbox for lattice spin models with polar molecules. Nature Physics, Bd. 2, S. 341-347.
  • L. Duan, M. Lukin, J. I. Cirac, P. Zoller (2001) Long-distance quantum communication with atomic ensembles and linear optics. Nature, Bd. 414, S. 413-418.
  • H. J. Briegel, W. Dür, J. I. Cirac, P. Zoller (1998) Quantum Repeaters: The Role of Imperfect Local Operations in Quantum Communication. Physical Review Letters, Bd. 81, S. 5932-5935.
  • D. Jaksch, C. Bruder, J. I. Cirac, C. W. Gardiner, P. Zoller (1998) Cold Bosonic Atoms in Optical Lattices. Physical Review Letters, Bd. 81, S. 3108-3111.
  • J. I. Cirac, P. Zoller (1995) Quantum Computations with Cold Trapped Ions. Physical Review Letters, Bd. 74, S. 4091–4094.