Few and many-body physics in ultracold atomic gases

   School of Physics and Astronomy

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  Dr J Levinsen, Dr M Parish  Applications accepted all year round  Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

About the Project

Ultracold atomic gases have emerged as an ideal platform for investigating the physics of strongly correlated materials in a highly controllable environment. The Theory of Quantum Matter group at Monash University works primarily at the interface between condensed matter physics and the physics of ultracold atoms. We are particularly interested in systems where strong few-body correlations impact the many-body behaviour. As such, we investigate a wide range of topics, including few-body systems, impurities in degenerate quantum matter, systems out of equilibrium, and low-dimensional systems.

Applications should have a strong background in theoretical physics. Experience with few- and/or many-body physics of ultracold gases would be advantageous, although it is not necessary. A number of specific research directions are possible, depending on the student’s interests.

An introduction to our research group including recent publications can be found here: qm.physics.monash.edu

Funding Notes

For enquiries, please contact Jesper Levinsen at [Email Address Removed] or Meera Parish at [Email Address Removed]

Scholarships are available and cover tuition and health insurance costs (for International candidates) and provide a living stipend of AUD26,682per year. Exceptional candidates may receive AUD30,000 per year.

Interested applicants must meet Monash University’s PhD entry requirements: http://www.monash.edu/graduate-research/future-students/apply