Thomas Barthel, Charles H. Townes Assistant Professor  

Thomas Barthel

Office Location: 287 Physics Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 660-2965
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Theoretical condensed matter physics

Ph.D., Rheinisch-Westfalische Technische Hochshule Aachen (Germany), 2009

Teaching (Fall 2017):

  • Physics 765.01, Graduate advanced physics Synopsis
    Physics 299, MF 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
  • Physics 771.02, Mini-course: current research Synopsis
    Physics 130, Th 04:40 PM-05:55 PM

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Binder, M; Barthel, T, Symmetric minimally entangled typical thermal states for canonical and grand-canonical ensembles, Physical Review B, vol. 95 no. 19 (May, 2017) [doi] .
  2. Barthel, T, Matrix product purifications for canonical ensembles and quantum number distributions, Physical Review B, vol. 94 no. 11 (September, 2016) [doi] .
  3. Gori, L; Barthel, T; Kumar, A; Lucioni, E; Tanzi, L; Inguscio, M; Modugno, G; Giamarchi, T; D'Errico, C; Roux, G, Finite-temperature effects on interacting bosonic one-dimensional systems in disordered lattices, Physical Review A, vol. 93 no. 3 (March, 2016) [doi] .
  4. Schlittler, T; Barthel, T; Misguich, G; Vidal, J; Mosseri, R, Phase Diagram of an Extended Quantum Dimer Model on the Hexagonal Lattice., Physical Review Letters, vol. 115 no. 21 (November, 2015), pp. 217202 [doi]  [abs].
  5. Binder, M; Barthel, T, Minimally entangled typical thermal states versus matrix product purifications for the simulation of equilibrium states and time evolution, Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, vol. 92 no. 12 (September, 2015) [doi] .

I am interested in quantum many-particle systems. In particular: