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Theoretische Physik I

M.Sc. Vera Irina Schnells

Theoretische Physik I
Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
Am Hubland
97074 Würzburg
Deutschland
Gebäude: M1 Informatik/Physik
Raum: 3003
Telefon: +49 931 31-82468
Vera Irina Schnells

M.Sc. Vera Irina Schnells

Research interests:

Theoretical solid state physics, strongly correlated electron systems: Topological order/insulators, spin liquids, (high-Tc) superconductivity, quantum Hall effect, magnetism, spin-orbit coupling
 

Scientific career:

Oct 08 - Apr 11:  

Physics studies at Philipps-University Marburg (Degree: Bachelor of Science)
Minor subject: Chemistry
Study grant of the German National Academic Foundation

May 11 - Sep 11:

Bachelor thesis at Philipps-University Marburg in the research group of Prof. R. Noack
Title: "Time evolution of one-dimensional quantum system - A numerical investigation"

Oct 11 - Jan 12:

Master studies in theoretical physics at Philipps-University Marburg
(Degree: Master of Science)
In cooperation with Prof. Reinhard Noack (Philipps-University Marburg)

Feb 12 - Oct 12: 

Grant for studies abroad of the German National Academic Foundation at
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
In cooperation with Prof. Frédéric Mila (EPF Lausanne)
Topics: Extension of the Shastry-Sutherland system to spin 1,
Exact diagonalization studies

Nov 12 - Apr 13:

Master thesis at EPF Lausanne, in cooperation with Prof. Frédéric Mila
and Prof. Reinhard Noack
Title: "Theory of the magnetic properties of the bilayer iridate Sr3Ir2O7"

May 13 - Oct 13:

Research project at EPF Lausanne in cooperation with Prof. Frédéric Mila
and Prof. Henrik Ronnow
Topic: Systems with strong spin-orbit coupling, theory of the square lattice irdiates
          
Nov 13 - present:

PhD studies at Julius-Maximilians University Würzburg in the research group
of Prof. Ronny Thomale
Topics: Chiral spin liquids, topological order, non-abelian statistics