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Dr. Peter Philipp Orth

Dr. Peter Philipp Orth

  • Assistant Professor
2016 - present: Assistant Professor at Iowa State University
2015 - 2016: NSF MRSEC Postdoc at University of Minnesota with Prof. Rafael Fernandes
2012 - 2015: Head of independent Young Investigator Group at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
2011 - 2015: Postdoc at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) with Prof. Joerg Schmalian
2011: Ph.D. at Yale University, advisor Prof. Karyn Le Hur. Title "Dissipative dynamics and novel quantum phases in strongly correlated cold-atom mixtures"
2007: Diploma in Physics and Otto-Haxel Prize for Best Diploma at Heidelberg University, Germany. Title "Negative Refraction in dense atomic gases"

Area of Expertise: Theoretical condensed matter physics

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2323 Osborn Dr.
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  • Ph.D., Yale University, 2011
  • Diploma, Universität Heidelberg, Germany, 2007