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Reinhard F. Werner

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Institut für Theoretische Physik
Leibniz Universität Hannover
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Tel: +49 (0)511 762-17501
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Room:  024
Research
Research interests and publications
by topics or by citations. Also a list of the most recent ones.
Teaching
Quantum Information Theory (SS09)
Courses taught in Braunschweig
Titles of theses under my supervision
Personal
Sketch of CV, and some fun stuff

Research Interests

I am interested in the conceptual and mathematical foundations of quantum theory. Anything, in which the structure of quantum mechanics plays a non-trivial role, really. In recent years this has mostly been quantum information theory, but also quantum statistical mechanics and the theory of time in quantum mechanics. I like problems which are conceptually interesting and allow an answer in the form of a non-trivial theorem. As a mathematical physicist I also try to answer questions at their appropriate level of generality. Generally observed features of the theory, like, e.g., the approach of equilibrium in macroscopic systems, deserve a general explanation don't they?

Curriculum Vitae

Born 1954
Studies in physics: 1970-1980 in Clausthal, Marburg and Rochester NY(USA)
Doctorate 1982 with G.Ludwig (Marburg)
Working at the Physics Department of the University of Osnabrück: 1980-1996
Habilitation (Theoretical Physics): 1987 in Osnabrück
Feodor-Lynen Fellowship (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Bonn): 1988/89
Research at the Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies: 1988-1990
Heisenberg fellowship (DFG, Bonn): 1989-1995
Professor (temporary position) at Osnabrück until August 1996
Professor at the Technical University of Braunschweig (Institut für Mathematische Physik): April 1997 - March 2009
Transferred to Leibniz University Hannover: April 2009, in the wake of having been offered the Leigh Trapnell Chair of Quantum Physics at DAMTP, Cambridge

Family: married, two daughters, born 86/89. Living in Wolfenbüttel


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