André Eckardt

Dr. André Eckardt

Max-Planck-Institut für Physik komplexer Systeme
Nöthnitzer Str. 38, D-01387 Dresden, Germany
Tel: +49 / 351 / 871 – 1107



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Brief CV

Since 2011: Deputy group leader, Max-Planck-Institut für Physik komplexer Systeme (Dresden)

  • leading a research team of 4 PhD students and 3 postdocs

  • lecturing at TU Dresden; TUD Young Investigator status (i.a. right to be assessor for doctoral examinations)

  • Partner and board member of the IMPRS for Many Particle Systems in Structured Environments

  • PI of project "Ultracold Atoms in Dynamically Created Gauge Fields" within the DFG Research Unit FOR 2414 on “Artificial Gauge Fields and Interacting Topological Phases in Ultracold Atoms” (speaker: Immanuel Bloch)

2008-2011: Postdoc with Maciej Lewenstein, ICFO-The Institute of Photonic Sciences (Castelldefels)

  • German-Spanish Research Prize “Julián Sanz del Rio” of the the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Spanish Foundation (2011)

  • Feodor-Lynen Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2008-2010)

2007-2008: Postdoc & Teaching Assistant, Universität Oldnenburg

2004-2007: PhD Student with Martin Holthaus, Universität Oldenburg

  • Dr. rer. nat. (grade summa cum laude, faculty prize for excellent dissertation)

  • Fellowship of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (2005-2007)

1997-2003: Student of Physics at TU Darmstadt, U Salamanca, and U Oldenburg

Research Team at MPI-PKS

  • Alexander Schnell (PhD student)
  • Christoph Sträter (PhD student)
  • Daniel Vorberg (PhD student)
  • Dr. Alexander Leymann (Postdoc)
  • Dr. Arko Roy (Postdoc)
  • Dr. Nur Ünal (Postdoc)
  • Botao Wang (PhD student)



Interaction dependent heating and atom loss in a periodically driven optical lattice
Martin Reitter, Jakob Näger, Karen Wintersperger, Christoph Sträter, Immanuel Bloch, André Eckardt, Ulrich Schneider

High-temperature nonequilibrium Bose condensation induced by a hot needle
Alexander Schnell, Daniel Vorberg, Roland Ketzmerick, André Eckardt

Spin relaxation in a one-dimensional large-spin degenerate Fermi gas
Ulrich Ebling and André Eckardt


Pump-power-driven mode switching in a microcavity device and its relation to Bose-Einstein condensation
H. A. M. Leymann, D. Vorberg, T. Lettau, C. Hopfmann, C. Schneider, M. Kamp, S. Höfling, R. Ketzmerick, J. Wiersig, S. Reitzenstein, A. Eckardt
Phys. Rev. X 7, 021045 (2017), arXiv:1612.04312

Colloquium: Atomic quantum gases in periodically driven optical lattices
André Eckardt
Rev. Mod. Phys. 89, 011004 (2017), arXiv:1606.08041


Floquet realization and signatures of one-dimensional anyons in an optical lattice
Christoph Sträter, Shashi C. L. Srivastava, André Eckardt
Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 205303 (2016), arXiv:1602.08384

Semi-synthetic zigzag optical lattice for ultracold bosons
Egidijus Anisimovas, Mantas Raciunas, Christoph Sträter, André Eckardt, I. B. Spielman, Gediminas Juzeliunas
Phys. Rev. A 94, 063632 (2016), arXiv:1602.08384

Modified interactions in a Floquet topological system on a square lattice and their impact on a bosonic fractional Chern insulator state
Mantas Raciunas, Giedrius Žlabys, André Eckardt, Egidijus Anisimovas
Phy. Rev. A 93, 043618 (2016), arXiv:1602.06784

Interband heating processes in a periodically driven optical lattice
Christoph Sträter and André Eckardt
Z. Naturforsch. A 71, 909 (2016), arXiv:1604.00850


Non-equilibrium steady states of ideal bosonic and fermionic quantum gases
D. Vorberg, W. Wustmann, H. Schomerus, R. Ketzmerick, A. Eckardt
Phys. Rev. E 92, 062119 (2015), arXiv:1508.02898

Multiphoton interband excitations of quantum gases in driven optical lattices
M. Weinberg, C. Ölschläger, C. Sträter, S. Prelle, A. Eckardt, K. Sengstock, J. Simonet
Phys. Rev. A 92, 043621 (2015), arXiv:1505.02657

Role of real-space micromotion for bosonic and fermionic Floquet fractional Chern insulators
Egidijus Anisimovas, Giedrius Žlabys, Brandon M. Anderson, Gediminas Juzeli?nas, André Eckardt
Phys. Rev. B 91, 245135 (2015), arXiv:1504.03583

High-frequency approximation for periodically driven quantum systems from a Floquet-space perspective
André Eckardt and Egidijus Anisimovas
New J. Phys. 17, 093039 (2015), arXiv:1502.06477

Orbital-driven melting of a bosonic Mott insulator in a shaken optical lattice,
Christoph Sträter and André Eckardt,
Phys. Rev. A 91, 053602 (2015), arXiv:1407.7421


Tomography of band insulators from quench dynamics,
Philipp Hauke, Maciej Lewenstein, André Eckardt,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 045303 (2014), arXiv:1401.8240

Relaxation Dynamics of an Isolated Large-Spin Fermi Gas Far from Equilibrium,
Ulrich Ebling, Jasper Simon Krauser, Nick Fläschner, Klaus Sengstock, Christoph Becker, Maciej Lewenstein, André Eckardt,
Phys. Rev. X 4, 021011 (2014), arXiv:1312.6704,
highlighted in Nature Physics [Nat. Phys. 10, 408 (2014)]

Giant spin oscillations in an ultracold Fermi sea,
Jasper Simon Krauser, Ulrich Ebling, Nick Fläschner, Jannes Heinze, Klaus Sengstock, Maciej Lewenstein, André Eckardt, Christoph Becker,
Science 343, 157 (2014), arXiv:1307.8392


Generalized Bose-Einstein condensation into multiple states in driven-dissipative systems,
Daniel Vorberg, Waltraut Wustmann, Roland Ketzmerick, André Eckardt
Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 240405 (2013), arXiv:1308.2776,
Editors’ Suggestion, highlighted in Physics (APS) (Focus, December 20, 2013)

Engineering Ising-XY spin models in a triangular lattice via tunable artificial gauge fields,
Julian Struck, Malte Weinberg, Christoph Ölschläger, Patrick Windpassinger, Juliette Simonet, Klaus Sengstock, Robert Höppner, Philipp Hauke, André Eckardt, Maciej Lewenstein, Ludwig Mathey,
Nat. Phys. 9, 738 (2013) , arXiv:1302.4323

Engineering spin-waves in a high-spin ultracold Fermi gas,
Jannes Heinze, Jasper Simon Krauser, Nick Fläschner, Klaus Sengstock, Christoph Becker, Ulrich Ebling, Andre Eckardt, Maciej Lewenstein,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 250402 (2013), arXiv:1302.4323

Quantum crystal growing: Adiabatic preparation of a bosonic antiferromagnet in the presence of a parabolic inhomogeneity,
Søren Gammelmark and André Eckardt,
New J. Phys. 15, 033028 (2013), arXiv:1211.4717

Spontaneous time-reversal symmetry breaking for spinless fermions on a triangular lattice,
Olivier Tieleman, Omjyoti Dutta, Maciej Lewenstein, André Eckardt,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 096405 (2013), arXiv:1210.4338

Tunable gauge potential for spinless particles in driven lattices,
J. Simonet, J. Struck, M. Weinberg, C. Ölschläger, P. Hauke, A. Eckardt, M. Lewenstein, K. Sengstock, and P. Windpassinger,
EPJ Web of Conferences 57, 01004 (2013) (Proceedings ICAP 2012 – 23rd International Conference on Atomic Physics)


Non-Abelian gauge fields and topological insulators in shaken optical lattices,
Philipp Hauke, Olivier Tieleman, Alessio Celi, Christoph Ölschläger, Juliette Simonet, Julian Struck, Malte Weinberg, Patrick Windpassinger, Klaus Sengstock, Maciej Lewenstein, André Eckardt,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 145301 (2012), arXiv:1205.1398

Tunable gauge potential for neutral and spinless particles in driven lattices,
Julian Struck, Christoph Ölschläger, Malte Weinberg, Philipp Hauke, Juliette Simonet, André Eckardt, Maciej Lewenstein, Klaus Sengstock, Patrick Windpassinger,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 225304 (2012), arXiv:1203.0049,
highlighted in Physics (APS) (Viewpoint May 29, 2012)

Kilohertz-driven Bose-Einstein condensates in optical lattices,
Ennio Arimondo, Donatella Ciampini, André Eckardt, Martin Holthaus, Oliver Morsch,
Adv. Atom. Mol. Opt. Phys. 61, 515 (2012), arXiv:1203.1259


Quantum Simulation of Frustrated Classical Magnetism in Triangular Optical Lattices,
J. Struck, C. Ölschläger, R. Le Targat, P. Soltan-Panahi, A. Eckardt, M. Lewenstein, P. Windpassinger, K. Sengstock,
Science 333, 996-999 (2011), arXiv:1103.5944

Spin segregation via dynamically induced long-range interaction in a system of ultracold fermions,
Ulrich Ebling, André Eckardt, Maciej Lewenstein,
Phys. Rev. A 84,  063607 (2011), arXiv:1104.1965

Bose-Hubbard model with occupation dependent parameters,
O. Dutta, A. Eckardt, P. Hauke, B. Malomed, and M. Lewenstein,
New J. Phys. 13, 023019 (2011), arXiv:1009.1313

Theoretical pathways towards experimental quantum simulators,
A. Niederberger, S. Braungardt, U. Ebling, T. Grass, P. Hauke, A. Kubasiak, A. Zamora, R. Augusiak, O. Dutta, E. Szirmai, M. Ciappina, F. M. Cucchietti, A. Eckardt, J. K. Korbicz, G. J. Lapeyre, G. Szirmai, L. Tagliacozzo, M. Rodríguez, P. Massignan, M. Lewenstein,
Opt. Pura Apl. 44, 333 (2011)


Controlled hole doping of a Mott insulator of ultracold fermionic atoms,
A. Eckardt and M. Lewenstein,
Phys. Rev. A  82, 011606(R) (2010), arXiv:1001.1918

Frustrated quantum antiferromagnetism with ultracold bosons in a triangular lattice,
A. Eckardt, P. Hauke, P. Soltan-Panahi, C. Becker, K. Sengstock, and M. Lewenstein,
EPL 89, 10010 (2010), arXiv:0907.0423


Process-chain approach to the Bose-Hubbard model: Ground-state properties and phase diagram,
N. Teichmann, D. Hinrichs, M. Holthaus, and A. Eckardt,
Phys. Rev. B 79, 224515 (2009), arXiv:0904.0905

Bose-Hubbard phase diagram with arbitrary integer fi lling,
N. Teichmann, D. Hinrichs, M. Holthaus, and A. Eckardt,
Phys. Rev. B 79, 100503(R) (2009), arXiv:0810.0643

Process-chain approach to high-order perturbation calculus for quantum lattice models,
A. Eckardt,
Phys. Rev. B 79, 195131 (2009), arXiv:0811.2353

Exploring dynamic localization with a Bose-Einstein condensate,
A. Eckardt, M. Holthaus, H. Lignier, A. Zenesini, D. Ciampini, O. Morsch, and E. Arimondo,
Phys. Rev. A 79, 013611 (2009), arXiv:0812.1997,
highlighted in Physics (APS) (Synopsis, January 16, 2009)


Avoided level crossing spectroscopy with dressed matter waves,
A. Eckardt and M. Holthaus,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 245302 (2008), arXiv:0809.1032

Dressed Matter Waves,
A. Eckardt and M. Holthaus,
in: proceedings of the 395th WE-Heraeus Seminar “Time Dependent Phenomena in Quantum Mechanics”, Blaubeuren, Germany, 2007, J. Phys.: Conference Series 99, 012007 (2008), arXiv:0801.1378


AC-induced superfluidity,
A. Eckardt and M. Holthaus,
EPL 80, 50004 (2007), arXiv:0709.0605


Superfluid-Insulator Transition in a Periodically Driven Optical Lattice,
A. Eckardt, C. Weiss, and M. Holthaus,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 260404 (2005), arXiv:0601020

Analog of Photon-Assisted Tunneling in a Bose-Einstein Condensate,
A. Eckardt, T. Jinasundera, C. Weiss, and M. Holthaus,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 200401 (2005), arXiv:0601018

Weakly interacting homogeneous Bose gas: The role of residual interactions, C. Weiss, S.A. Biehs, A. Eckardt, and M. Holthaus, in: proceedings of the 13th International Laser Physics Workshop, Trieste, Italy, 2004, Laser Physics 15, 626 (2005)


Ground-state energy and depletions for a dilute binary Bose gas,
A. Eckardt, C. Weiss, and M. Holthaus,
Phys. Rev. A  70, 043615 (2004), arXiv:cond-mat/0408533

Ground-state energy of a homogeneous Bose-Einstein condensate beyond Bogoliubov,
C. Weiss and A. Eckardt,
EPL 68, 8 (2004), arXiv:cond-mat/0408023

Ground-state energy of a weakly interacting Bose gas: Calculation without regularization
C. Weiss, M. Block, D. Boers, A. Eckardt, and M. Holthaus,
Z. Naturforsch. 59a, S. 1-13 (2004)