Prof. Dr. Matthias Weidemüller

Physikalisches Institut
Universität Heidelberg
Im Neuenheimer Feld 226
69120  Heidelberg
Germany

Phone   +49-(0)6221-54-19471
Fax       +49-(0)6221-54-19545

Professional experience
2015 - present
Dean, Department of Physics and Astronomy of the University of Heidelberg
2013 - present
QianRen Jihua (1000Talent Plan) Chair Professor (part-time) at the Hefei National Institute for the Physical Sciences at the Microscale, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei and Shanghai, China
2010 - present
Founding Director, Heidelberg Center for Quantum Dynamics
2008 - present
Full Professor (Chair) for Experimental Physics at the Ruprecht-Karl University Heidelberg
2003 - 2008
Full Professor (Chair) for Experimental Physics at the Albert-Ludwig University Freiburg
2004 - 2006
Guest professor, Optics and Photonics Center of the University of São Paulo
2001/2002
Guest professor, University of Innsbruck
2000 - 2003
Research Group Leader "Laser Cooling Group", Max-Planck-Institute for Nuclear Physics, Heidelberg
2000
Habilitation in Physics at the Ruprecht-Karl University Heidelberg
1997 - 2000
Researcher, Max-Planck-Institute for Nuclear Physics, Heidelberg (Prof. D. Schwalm/R. Grimm)
1995 - 1997
Marie-Curie postdoctoral fellow, University of Amsterdam and FOM Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics (Prof. J.T.M. Walraven)
Education
1995
Doctorate in Physics at the Ludwig-Maximilian University München
1992 - 1995
Researcher, Max-Planck-Institute for Quantum Optics, Garching (Prof. T.W. Hänsch)
1990/1991
Guest Scientist, Laboratoire Kastler-Brossel de l´Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris (Prof. S. Haroche)
1990
Diplom in Physics at the Ludwig-Maximilian University München
1987 / 1988
Trainee, Research Centers of Siemens, Erlangen, and Asea Brown Boveri, Baden near Zürich
1984 - 1990
Study of physics and philosophy, University of Bonn and University of München
Activities
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society
  • Fellow of the Marsilius Kolleg Heidelberg (2012/13)
  • Deputy Dean, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Heidelberg (since 2012)
  • Managing Director, Physics Institute, University of Heidelberg (2010-2011, Deputy Director since 2012)
  • Speaker, Research Council Field of Focus 2, University of Heidelberg (since 2012)
  • Deputy Dean and Dean for Studies, Department of Physics and Mathematics, University of Freiburg (2006-2008)
  • Chairman, Section "Atoms, Molecules, Quantum Optics and Plasmas" of the German Physical Society (since 2011)
  • Chairman, Division "Quantum Optics and Photonics" of the German Physical Society (2006-2008, Vice-Chairman 2004-2006)
  • Coordinator, EU ITN "COHERENCE - Cooperativity in Highly Excited Rydberg Ensembles – Control and Entanglement"
  • Coordinator, Collaborative Research Project "QUDIPMOL - Quantum-degenerate dipolar gases of bialkali molecules" within the ESF EUROCORES "Cold Quantum Matter"
  • Member, General Physics Advisory Committee of the Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung (GSI) (2006-2012)
  • Member, Editorial Board of the European Physical Journal D
  • Coordinator, Interdisciplinary Research Programme "Coherent Processes in Complex Structures" (funded by the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts of Baden-Württemberg, 2004-2007)
  • Member, Steering Committee ESF Programme "Collisions in Atom Traps" (2004-2006)
  • Organizer and co-organizer of international workshops and conferences (most recent: "Atomic Physics 2007", Dresden 2007; "International Conference on Photonic, Electronic and Atomic Collisions", Freiburg 2007; "Qubits and Macroscopic Quantum Coherence", Bad Honnef 2006; "Achievements and Perspectives of Cold Molecules", Les Houches 2006; "Rydberg Physics", Dresden 2004; "Mixtures of Ultracold Gases", Sao Carlos 2004))
  • Vertrauensdozent, Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (since 2005)

Publications by Matthias Weidemüller

2016 J. Ulmanis, S. Häfner, E. D. Kuhnle, M. Weidemüller, Heteronuclear Efimov resonances in ultracold quantum gases, National Science Review, in press (2016) [pdf]

J. Ulmanis, S. Häfner, R. Pires, F. Werner, D. S. Petrov, E. D. Kuhnle, M. Weidemüller, Universal three-body recombination and Efimov resonances in an ultracold Li-Cs mixture, Phys. Rev. A 93, 022707 (2016) [pdf]

2015 H. Schempp, G. Günter, S. Wüster, M. Weidemüller, S. Whitlock, Correlated Exciton Transport in Rydberg-Dressed-Atom Spin Chains, Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 093002 (2015) [pdf]

J. Ulmanis, S. Häfner, R. Pires, E. D. Kuhnle, M. Weidemüller, E. Tiemann, Universality of weakly bound dimers and Efimov trimers close to Li - Cs Feshbach resonances, New J. Phys. 17, 055009 (2015)

Nobuyuki Takei, Christian Sommer, Claudiu Genes, Guido Pupillo, Haruka Goto, Kuniaki Koyasu, Hisashi Chiba, Matthias Weidemüller, Kenji Ohmori, Direct observation of ultrafast many-body electron dynamics in a strongly-correlated ultracold Rydberg gas, arXiv:1509.03635 (2015)

P. Weckesser, B. Höltkemeier, H. López-Carrera, M. Weidemüller, Buffer-gas cooling of ions in a multipole radio frequency trap beyond the critical mass ratio, arXiv:1509.06909 (2015)

2014 H. Schempp, G. Günter, M. Robert-de-Saint-Vincent, C. S. Hofmann, D. Breyel, A. Komnik, D. W. Schönleber, M. Gärttner, J. Evers, S. Whitlock, M. Weidemüller, Full Counting Statistics of Laser Excited Rydberg Aggregates in a One-Dimensional Geometry, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 013002 (2014)

R. Pires, J. Ulmanis, S. Häfner, M. Repp, A. Arias, E.D. Kuhnle, M. Weidemüller, Observation of Efimov Resonances in a Mixture with Extreme Mass Imbalance, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 250404 (2014) [pdf]

R. Pires, M. Repp, J. Ulmanis, E. D. Kuhnle M., Weidemüller, T. G. Tiecke, C. H. Greene, B. P. Ruzic, J. L. Bohn, E. Tiemann, Analyzing Feshbach resonances: A 6Li-133Cs case study, Phys. Rev. A 90, 012710 (2014) [pdf]

C. S. Hofmann, G. Günter, H. Schempp, N. M. L. Müller, A. Faber, H. Busche, M. Robert-de-Saint-Vincent, S. Whitlock, M. Weidemüller, An experimental approach for investigating many-body phenomena in Rydberg-interacting quantum systems, Frontiers of Physics 9, 571-586 (2014)

2013 G. Günter, H. Schempp, M. Robert-de-Saint-Vincent, V. Gavryusev, S. Helmrich, C.S. Hofmann, S. Whitlock, M. Weidemüller, Observing the Dynamics of Dipole-Mediated Energy Transport by Interaction-Enhanced Imaging, Science 342, 954-956 (2013)

Jochen Mikosch, Jiaxu Zhang, Sebastian Trippel, Christoph Eichhorn, Rico Otto, Rui Sun, Wibe A. de Jong, Matthias Weidemüller, William L. Hase, Roland Wester, Indirect Dynamics in a Highly Exoergic Substitution Reaction, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135, 4250-4259 (2013) [pdf]

M. Repp, R. Pires, J. Ulmanis, R. Heck, E. D. Kuhnle, M. Weidemüller, E. Tiemann, Observation of interspecies 6Li-133Cs Feshbach resonances, Phys. Rev. A 87, 010701 (2013) [pdf]

M. Robert-de-Saint-Vincent, C. S. Hofmann, H. Schempp, G. Günter, S. Whitlock, M. Weidemüller, Spontaneous avalanche ionization of a strongly blockaded Rydberg gas, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 045004 (2013) [pdf]

Matthias Weidemüller, Atomic Interactions at a Distance, Physics 6, 71 (2013) [pdf]

Matthias Weidemüller, Quantum physics: Spooky action gets collective, Nature 498, 438 (2013)

Simone Götz, Bastian Höltkemeier, Thomas Amthor, Matthias Weidemüller, Photoionization of optically trapped ultracold atoms with a high-power light-emitting diode, Review of Scientific Instruments 84, 043107 (2013) [pdf]

C. S. Hofmann, G. Günter, H. Schempp, M. Robert-de-Saint-Vincent, M. Gärttner, J. Evers, S. Whitlock, M. Weidemüller, Sub-Poissonian Statistics of Rydberg-Interacting Dark-State Polaritons, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 203601 (2013) [pdf]

2012 C. Giese, T. Mullins, B. Grüner, M. Weidemüller, F. Stienkemeier, M. Mudrich, Formation and relaxation of RbHe exciplexes on He nanodroplets studied by femtosecond pump and picosecond probe spectroscopy, Journal Chem. Phys. 137, 244307 (2012)

D. Pfaff, A. Hagelgans, K. Bretzer, M. Weidemüller, A stand-alone interactive physics showcase, The Physics Teacher 50, 235 (2012)

G. Günter, M. Robert-de-Saint-Vincent, H. Schempp, C. S. Hofmann, S. Whitlock, M. Weidemüller, Interaction enhanced imaging of individual atoms embedded in dense atomic gases, Phys. Rev. Lett 108, 013002 (2012) [pdf]

J. Deiglmayr, A. Göritz, T. Best, M. Weidemüller, R. Wester, Reactive collisions of trapped anions with ultracold atoms, Phys. Rev. A 86, 043438 (2012)

J. Ulmanis, J. Deiglmayr, M. Repp, R. Wester, M. Weidemüller, Ultracold Molecules Formed by Photoassociation: Heteronuclear Dimers, Inelastic Collisions, and Interactions with Ultrashort Laser Pulses, Chemical Reviews 112, 4890 (2012)

Simone Götz, Bastian Höltkemeier, Christoph S. Hofmann, Dominic Litsch, Brett D. DePaola, Matthias Weidemüller, Versatile cold atom target apparatus, Review of Scientific Instruments 83, 073112 (2012)

2011 D. Pfaff, A. Hagelgans, K. Bretzer, M. Weidemüller, Interaktive Physik-Vitrine für Schulen, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlicher Unterricht 64/5, 288 (2011)

G. Birkl, C. Foot, T. Freegarde, R. Grimm, J.M. Hudson, M. Weidemüller, Topical issue on Cold Quantum Matter [Editorial], Eur. Phys. J. D 65, 1 (2011)

J. Deiglmayr, M. Repp, O. Dulieu, R. Wester, M. Weidemüller, Population redistribution in optically trapped polar molecules, Eur. Phys. J. D 65, 99 (2011)

J. Deiglmayr, M. Repp, R. Wester, O. Dulieu, M. Weidemüller, Inelastic collisions of ultracold polar LiCs molecules with caesium atoms in an optical dipole trap, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 13, 19101 (2011)

O. Dulieu, R. Krems, M. Weidemüller, S. Willitsch, Physics and Chemistry of Cold Molecules [Editorial], Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 13, 18703 (2011)

S Sevincli, C Ates, T Pohl, H Schempp, C S Hofmann, G Günter, T Amthor, M Weidemüller, J D Pritchard, D Maxwell, A Gauguet, K J Weatherill, M P A Jones, C S Adams, Quantum interference in interacting three-level Rydberg gases: coherent population trapping and electromagnetically induced transparency, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 44, 184018 (2011) [pdf]

S. Trippel, M. Stei, C. Eichhorn, R. Otto, P. Hlavenka, M Weidemüller, R. Wester, Nanosecond Photofragment Imaging of Adiabatic Molecular Alignment, J. Chem. Phys. 134, 104306 (2011)

T. Amthor, C. Hofmann, J. Knorz, M. Weidemüller, High-precision semiconductor wavelength sensor based on a double-layer photo diode, Review of Scientific Instruments 82, 093111 (2011)

2010 C Greve, M Kröner, S Trippel, P Woias, R Wester, M Weidemüller, Storage of protonated water clusters in a biplanar multipole rf trap, New J. Phys. 12, 065035 (2010)

H. Schempp, G. Günter, C.S. Hofmann, C. Giese, S.D. Saliba, B. D. DePaola, T. Amthor, M. Weidemüller, S. Sevinçli, T. Pohl, Coherent population trapping with controlled interparticle interactions, Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 173602 (2010)

J, Mikosch, M. Weidemüller, R. Wester, On the dynamics of chemical reactions of negative ions, International Reviews in Physical Chemistry 29, 589-617 (2010)

J. Deiglmayr, A. Grochola, M. Repp, O. Dulieu, R Wester, M Weidemüller, Permanent dipole moment of LiCs in the ground state, Phys. Rev. A 82, 032503 (2010)

J. Zhang, J. Mikosch, S. Trippel, R. Otto, M Weidemüller, R. Wester, W. Hase, F- + CH3I -> FCH3 + I- Reaction Dynamics. Non-Traditional Atomistic Mechanisms and Formation of a Hydrogen-Bonded Complex, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 1, 2747-2752 (2010)

Thomas Amthor, Christian Giese, Christoph S. Hofmann, Matthias Weidemüller, Evidence of Antiblockade in an Ultracold Rydberg Gas, Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 013001 (2010)

2009 A. Grochola, A. Pashov, J. Deiglmayr, M. Repp, E. Tiemann, R. Wester, M. Weidemüller, Photoassociation spectroscopy of the B1Π state of LiCs, The Journal of Chemical Physics 131, 054304 (2009)

A. Merli, E. K. F. Eimer, F. Weise, A. Lindinger, W. Salzmann, T. Mullins, S. Götz, R. Wester, M. Weidemüller, R. Ağanoğlu, C. P. Koch, Photoassociation and coherent transient dynamics in the interaction of ultracold rubidium atoms with shaped femtosecond pulses. II. Theory, Phys. Rev. A 80, 063417 (2009)

B. Scherer, W. Salzmann, J. Wöllenstein, M. Weidemüller, Injection seeded single mode intra-cavity absorption spectroscopy, Applied Physics B 96, 281 (2009)

F. Eimer, F. Weise, A. Merli, S. Birkner, F. Sauer, L. Wöste,, A. Lindinger, R. Aganoglu, C. P. Koch, W. Salzmann, T. Mullins, S. Götz, R. Wester, M. Weidemüller, Spectrally resolved coherent transient signal for ultracold rubidium molecules, Eur. Phys. J. D 54, 711-714 (2009)

Fabian Weise, Andrea Merli, Frauke Eimer, Sascha Birkner, Franziska Sauer, Ludger Wöste, Albrecht Lindinger, Wenzel Salzmann, Terence G. Mullins, Roland Wester, Matthias Weidemüller, Ruzin Ağanoğlu, Christiane P. Koch, Characteristic oscillations in the coherent transients of ultracold rubidium molecules using red and blue detuned pulses for photoassociation, Journal of Physics B 42, 215307 (2009)

J. Deiglmayr, M. Repp, A. Grochola, K. Mörtlbauer, C. Glück, J. Lange, O. Dulieu, R. Wester, M. Weidemüller, Formation of ultracold dipolar molecules in the lowest vibrational levels by photoassociation, Faraday Discussions 142, 335 (2009)

J. Deiglmayr, P. Pellegrini, A. Grochola, M. Repp, R. Cote, O. Dulieu, R. Wester, M. Weidemüller, Influence of a Feshbach resonance on the photoassociation of LiCs, New Journal of Physics 11, 055034 (2009)

M. Weidemüller, Rydberg atoms - There can be only one, Nature Physics 5 (2009)

P. Hlavenka, R. Otto, S. Trippel, J. Mikosch, M. Weidemüller, R. Wester, Absolute photodetachment cross section measurements of the O- and OH- anion, The Journal of Chemical Physics 130, 061105 (2009)

R. Otto, P. Hlavenka, S. Trippel, J. Mikosch, K. Singer, M. Weidemüller, R. Wester, How can a 22-pole ion trap exhibit ten local minima in the effective potential?, Journal of Physics B 42, 154007 (2009)

T. Amthor, J. Denskat, C. Giese, N. N. Bezuglov, A. Ekers, L. Cederbaum, M. Weidemüller, Autoionization of an ultracold Rydberg gas through resonant dipole coupling, Eur. Phys. J. D 53, 329 (2009)

T. Mullins, W. Salzmann, S. Götz, M. Albert, J. Eng, R. Wester, M. Weidemüller, F. Weise, A .Merli, S. M. Weber, F. Sauer, L. Wöste, A. Lindinger , Photoassociation and coherent transient dynamics in the interaction of ultracold rubidium atoms with shaped femtosecond pulses. I. Experiment, Phys. Rev. A 80, 063416 (2009)

T. Amthor, M. Reetz-Lamour, M. Weidemüller, Frozen Rydberg Gases, in: Cold Atoms and Molecules, Wiley VCH (2009)

2008 Benjamin Scherer, Jürgen Wöllenstein, Matthias Weidemüller, Wenzel Salzmann, Johannes Michael Ostermann, Fernando Rinaldi, Rainer Michalzik, Measurement of the pressure broadening coefficients of the oxygen A-band using a low cost, polarization stabilized, widely tunable vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser, Microsyst. Technol. 14, 607 (2008)

J. Deiglmayr, A. Grochola, M. Repp, K. Mörtlbauer, C. Glück, J. Lange, O. Dulieu, R. Wester, M. Weidemüller, Formation of ultracold polar molecules in the rovibrational ground state, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 133004 (2008)

J. Deiglmayr, M. Aymar, R. Wester, M. Weidemüller, O. Dulieu, Calculations of static dipole polarizabilities of alkali dimers. Prospects for alignment of ultracold molecules, J. Chem. Phys. 129, 064309 (2008)

J. Mikosch, R. Otto, S. Trippel, C. Eichhorn, M. Weidemüller, R. Wester, Inverse temperature dependent lifetimes of transient SN2 ion-dipole complexes, J. Phys. Chem. A 112, 10448 (2008)

J. Mikosch, S. Trippel, C. Eichhorn, R. Otto, U. Lourderaj, J. X. Zhang, W. L. Hase, M. Weidemüller, R. Wester, Imaging Nucleophilic Substitution Dynamics, Science 319, 183 (2008)

J. Mikosch, U. Frühling, S. Trippel, R. Otto, P. Hlavenka, D. Schwalm, M. Weidemüller, R. Wester, Evaporation of trapped anions studied with a 22-pole ion trap in tandem time-of-flight configuration, Phys. Rev. A 78, 023402 (2008)

M. Albert, T. Mullins, S. Götz, W. Salzmann, R. Wester, M. Weidemüller, The interaction of a spectrally cut laser-pulse with a two-level atom, J. Mod. Opt. 55, 3359 (2008)

M. Debatin, M. Kröner, J. Mikosch, S. Trippel, N. Morrison, M. Reetz-Lamour, P. Woias, R. Wester, M. Weidemüller, A planar multipole ion trap, Phys. Rev. A 77, 033422 (2008)

M. Reetz-Lamour, J. Deiglmayr, T. Amthor, M. Weidemüller, Rabi oscillations between ground and Rydberg states and van der Waals blockade in a mesoscopic frozen Rydberg gas, New J. Phys. 10, 045026 (2008)

M. Reetz-Lamour, T. Amthor, J. Deiglmayr, M. Weidemüller, Rabi oscillations and excitation trapping in the coherent excitation of a mesoscopic frozen Rydberg gas, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 253001 (2008)

R. Otto, J. Mikosch, S. Trippel, M. Weidemüller, R. Wester, Nonstandard behavior of a negative ion reaction at very low temperatures, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 063201 (2008)

T. König, M. Weidemüller, A. Hemmerich, Real-time phase-shift detection of the surface plasmon resonance, Appl. Phys. B 55 (2008)

W. Salzmann, T. Mullins, J. Eng, M. Albert, R. Wester, M. Weidemüller, A. Merli, S. M. Weber, F. Sauer, M. Plewicki, F. Weise, L. Wöste, A. Lindinger, Coherent transients in the femtosecond photoassociation of ultracold molecules, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 233003 (2008)

2007 A. N. Salgueiro, A. F. R. de Toledo Piza, G. B. Lemos, R. Drumond, M. C. Nemes, M. Weidemüller, Quantum dynamics of bosons in a double-well potential: Josephson oscillations, self-trapping and ultralong tunneling times, Eur. Phys. J. D, 44, 537 (2007)

A. N. Salgueiro, Chi-Yong Lin, A. F. R. de Toledo Piza, M. Weidemüller, Doorway states and the Bose-Hubbard model, Nucl. Phys. A 790, 780 (2007)

Fabian Weise, Sascha Birkner, Andrea Merli, Stefan M. Weber, Franziska Sauer, Ludger Wöste, Albrecht Lindinger, Wenzel Salzmann, Terence G. Mullins, Judith Eng, Magnus Albert, Roland Wester, Matthias Weidemüller, Optimal control of multiphoton ionization of Rb2 molecules in a magneto-optical trap, Phys. Rev. A 76, 063404 (2007)

J. Mikosch, S. Trippel, R. Otto, C. Eichhorn, P. Hlavenka, M. Weidemüller, R. Wester, Kinematically complete reaction dynamics of slow ions, J. Phys. Conf. Series, 88, 012025 (2007)

Jochen Mikosch, Ulrike Frühling, Sebastian Trippel, Dirk Schwalm, Matthias Weidemüller, Roland Wester, Evaporation of buffer gas-thermalized anions out of a multipole rf ion trap, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 223001 (2007)

M. Kröner, M. Debatin, J. Mikosch, S. Trippel, E. Just, M. Reetz-Lamour, R. Wester, M. Weidemüller, P. Woias, Simulation, design, and test of a novel planar rf micro ion trap, Proceedings of the Transducers and Eurosensors '07 (2007)

M. Reetz-Lamour, T. Amthor, S. Westermann, J. Denskat, A. L. de Oliveira, M. Weidemüller, Modeling few-body phenomena in an ultracold Rydberg gas, Nucl. Phys. A 790, 728c (2007)

Oliver Mülken, Alexander Blumen, Thomas Amthor, Christian Giese, Markus Reetz-Lamour, Matthias Weidemüller, Survival Probabilities in Coherent Exciton Transfer with Trapping, Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 090601 (2007)

Rosario González-Férez, Matthias Weidemüller, Peter Schmelcher, Photoassociation of cold heteronuclear dimers in static electric fields, Phys. Rev. A 76, 023402 (2007)

S. D. Kraft, J. Mikosch, P. Staanum, J. Deiglmayr, J. Lange, A. Fioretti, R. Wester, M. Weidemüller, A high resolution time-of-flight mass spectrometer for the detection of ultracold molecules, Appl. Phys. B, 89, 453 (2007)

Thomas Amthor, Markus Reetz-Lamour, Christian Giese, Matthias Weidemüller, Modeling many-particle mechanical effects of an interacting Rydberg gas, Phys. Rev. A 76, 054702 (2007)

Thomas Amthor, Markus Reetz-Lamour, Sebastian Westermann, Janne Denskat, Matthias Weidemüller, Mechanical effect of van der Waals interactions observed in real time in an ultracold Rydberg gas, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 023004 (2007)

B. Scherer, J. Wöllenstein, M. Weidemüller, W. Salzmann, J. M. Ostermann, F. Rinaldi, R. Michalzik, Oxygen measurements at high pressures using a low-cost polarisation-stabilized widely tunable vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 6589 (2007)

2006 J. Mikosch, U. Frühling, S. Trippel, D. Schwalm, M. Weidemüller, R. Wester, Velocity map imaging of ion-molecule reactive scattering: The Ar+ + N2 charge transfer reaction, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 8, 2990 (2006)

Johannes Deiglmayr, Markus Reetz-Lamour, Thomas Amthor, Sebastian Westermann, André Luiz de Oliveira, Matthias Weidemüller, Coherent excitation of Rydberg atoms in an ultracold gas, Opt. Comm. 264, 293 (2006)

Markus Reetz-Lamour, Thomas Amthor, Johannes Deiglmayr, Sebastian Westermann, Kilian Singer, André Luiz de Oliveira, Luis Gustavo Marcassa, Matthias Weidemüller, Prospects of ultracold Rydberg gases for quantum information processing, Fortschr. Phys. 54, 776 (2006)

Peter Staanum, Stephan D. Kraft, Jörg Lange, Roland Wester, Matthias Weidemüller, Experimental investigation of ultracold atom-molecule collisions, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 023201 (2006)

S. Trippel, J. Mikosch, R. Berhane, R. Otto, M. Weidemüller, R. Wester, Photodetachment of cold OH- in a multipole ion trap, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 193003 (2006)

Sebastian Westermann, Thomas Amthor, André Luiz de Oliveira, Johannes Deiglmayr, Markus Reetz-Lamour, Matthias Weidemüller, Dynamics of resonant energy transfer in a cold Rydberg gas, Eur. J. Phys. D 40, 37 (2006)

Stephan D. Kraft, Peter Staanum, Jörg Lage, Leif Vogel, Roland Wester, Matthias Weidemüller, Formation of ultracold LiCs molecules, J. Phys. B 39, S993 (2006)

Ulrich Poschinger, Wenzel Salzmann, Roland Wester, Matthias Weidemüller, Christiane Koch, Ronnie Kosloff, Theoretical model for ultracold molecule formation via adaptive feedback control, J. Phys. B 39, S1001 (2006)

Wenzel Salzmann, Ulrich Poschinger, Roland Wester, Matthias Weidemüller, Andrea Merli, Stefan M. Weber, Franziska Sauer, Mateusz Plewicki, Fabian Weise, Aldo Mirabal Esparza, Ludger Wöste, Albrecht Lindinger, Coherent control with shaped femtosecond laser pulses applied to ultracold molecules, Phys. Rev. A 73, 023414 (2006)

2005 K. Singer, J. Stajonevic, M. Weidemüller, R. Côté, Long-range interactions between alkali Rydberg atom pairs correlated to the ns-ns, np-np and nd-nd asymptotes, J. Phys. B 38, S295 (2005)

K. Singer, M. Reetz-Lamour, T. Amthor, S. Fölling, M. Tscherneck, M. Weidemüller, Spectroscopy of an ultracold Rydberg gas and signatures of Rydberg-Rydberg interactions, J. Phys. B 38, S321 (2005)

L. G. Marcassa, A. L. de Oliveira, M. Weidemüller, V. S. Bagnato, Colliding atomic pair distribution in an ultralong-range Rydberg potential, Phys. Rev. A 71, 054701 (2005)

S. D. Kraft, M. Mudrich, M. U. Staudt, J. Lange, O. Dulieu, R. Wester, M. Weidemüller, Saturation of Cs2 photoassociation in an optical dipole trap, Phys. Rev. A 71, 013417 (2005)

M. Weidemüller, K. Singer, M. Reetz-Lamour, T. Amthor, L.G. Marcassa, Ultralong-Range Interactions and Blockade of Excitation in a Cold Rydberg Gas, in: Atomic Physics XIX, pp. 157-163 (2005)

M. Weidemüller, M. Reetz-Lamour, T. Amthor, J. Deiglmayr, K. Singer, L.G. Marcassa, Interactions in an Ultracold Gas of Rydberg Atoms, in: Laser Spectroscopy XVII, pp. 264-274 (2005)

2004 K. Singer, M. Eichhorn, M. Tscherneck, M. Reetz-Lamour, M. Weidemüller, Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur kohärenten Überlagerung von Laserstrahlen aus verschiedenen Lichtquellen, Deutsche Patentanmeldung DE 102 43 367 (2004)

K. Singer, M. Reetz-Lamour, T. Amthor, L. G. Marcassa, M. Weidemüller, Spectral Broadening and Suppression of Excitation Induced by Ultralong-Range Interactions in a Cold Gas of Rydberg Atoms, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 163001 (2004)

M. Eichhorn, M. Mudrich, M. Weidemüller, Optical dipole trap inside a laser resonator, Opt. Lett. 29, 1147 (2004)

M. Mudrich, O. Bünermann, F. Stienkemeier, O. Dulieu, M. Weidemüller, Formation of cold bialkali dimers on helium nanodroplets, Eur. J. Phys. D 31, 291 (2004)

M. Mudrich, S. D. Kraft, J. Lange, A. Mosk, M. Weidemüller, E. Tiesinga, Hyperfine-changing collisions in an optically trapped gas of ultracold cesium and lithium, Phys. Rev. A 70, 062712 (2004)

O. Bünermann, M. Mudrich, M. Weidemüller, F. Stienkemeier, Spectroscopy of Cs attached to helium nanodroplets, J. Chem. Phys. 121, 8880 (2004)

R. Wester, S. D. Kraft, M. Mudrich, M. Staudt, J. Lange, N. Vanhaecke, O. Dulieu, M. Weidemüller, Photoassociation inside an optical dipole trap: absolute rate coefficients and Franck-Condon factors, Appl. Phys. B 79, 993 (2004)

2003 G. Saathoff, U. Eisenbarth, S. Hannemann, I. Hoog, G. Huber, M. Grieser, S. Karpuk, S. Krohn, J. Lassen, D. Schwalm, M. Weidemüller, G. Gwinner, Towards a new test of the relativistic time dilation factor by laser spectroscopy of fast ions in a storage ring, Hyperf. Int. 146, 71-75 (2003)

J. Kleinert, S. Hannemann, U. Eisenbarth, B. Eike, M. Grieser, R. Grimm, G. Gwinner, S. Karpuk, G. Saathoff, U. Schramm, D. Schwalm, M. Weidemüller, Laser-Cooled Ions and Atoms in a Storage Ring, Hyperf. Int. 146, 189-195 (2003)

M. Tscherneck, K. Singer, M. Eichhorn, M. Reetz-Lamour, S. Fölling, M. Weidemüller, Phase-coherent addition of laser beams, Opt. Comm. 218, 371-377 (2003)

M. Weidemüller, Und es kondensiert doch ... [in german], Physik Journal 2, 18-19 (2003)

U. Eisenbarth, M. Beutelspacher, B. Eike, M. Grieser, R. Grimm, M. Mudrich, U. Schramm, D. Schwalm, M. Weidemüller, New method to measure the friction force of electron coolers in heavy-ion storage rings, Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 498 (2003)

M. Weidemüller, C. Zimmermann (Eds.), Interactions in Ultracold Gases: From Atoms to Molecules, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim (2003)

K. Singer, M. Reetz-Lamour, M. Tscherneck, S. Fölling, M. Weidemüller, Towards an ultracold dense gas of Rydberg atoms, in: Interactions in Ultracold Gases: From Atoms to Molecules (2003)

M. Mudrich, S. Kraft, K. Singer, A. Mosk, M. Weidemüller, Thermodynamics in an ultracold mixture of optically trapped atomic gases, in: Interactions in Ultracold Gases: From Atoms to Molecules (2003)

2002 Mudrich, M., Kraft, S., Singer, K., Grimm, R., Mosk, A., Weidemüller, M., Sympathetic Cooling with Two Atomic Species in an Optical Trap, Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 253001 (2002)

2001Mosk, A., Kraft, S., Mudrich, M., Singer, K., Wohlleben, W., Grimm, R., Weidemüller, M., mixture of ultracold lithium and cesium atoms in an optical dipole trap, Applied Physics B73, 791-799 (2001)

2000 Engler, H., Weber, T., Mudrich, M., Grimm, R., Weidemüller, M., Very long storage times and evaporative cooling of cesium atoms in a quasielectrostatic dipole trap, Phys. Rev. A 62, 031402 (2000)

1999 U. Schünemann, H. Engler, R. Grimm, M. Weidemüller, M. Zielonkowski, Simple scheme for tunable frequency offset locking of two lasers, Review of Scientific Instruments 70, 242-243 (1999)

U. Schlöder, H. Engler, U. Schünemann, R. Grimm, M. Weidemüller, Cold inelastic collisions between lithium and cesium in a two-species magneto-optical trap, The European Physical Journal D 7, 331-340 (1999)

1998 U. Schünemann, H. Engler, M. Zielonkowski, M. Weidemüller, R. Grimm, Magneto-optic trapping of lithium using semiconductor lasers, Optics Communications 158, 263 - 272 (1998)