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Immanuel Bloch is scientific director at the Max-Planck-Institute of Quantum Optics, Garching and professor for experimental physics at the Ludwig-Maximilians University (LMU) in Munich. Immanuel Bloch obtained his PhD in physics in 2000 from LMU. From 2003-2009 he was full professor at the University of Mainz. In 2009 he returned to Munich, where his research focus lies on the investigation of quantum many-body systems, quantum simulations and quantum information processing. Immanuel Bloch received several prizes for his work, among them the Gottfried-Wilhelm-Leibniz prize of the German Science Foundation (DFG), the German National Merit Medal, the international commission of optics prize, the Senior Prize for Fundamental Aspects of Quantum Electronics and Optics of the European Physical Society, the Körber European Science Prize and the Senior BEC Award.
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