Anton Zeilinger, Curriculum Vitae #

Curriculum vitae(info)

Born on May 20th, 1945 in Ried/Innkreis, Austria

Present addresses: Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna
Boltzmanngasse 5, 1090 Vienna, Austria

Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information
Austrian Academy of Sciences
Boltzmanngasse 3, 1090 Vienna, Austria

  • 1979 Habilitation, Technical University Vienna
  • 1971 Ph.D., University of Vienna, thesis on "Neutron Depolarization in Dysprosium Single Crystals" under Prof. H. Rauch
  • 1963-1971 Study of Physics and Mathematics, University Vienna
  • 1963 Matura (School Leaving Examination), Bundesgymnasium Wien 13, Fichtnergasse 15, Vienna

  • 2004-present Scientific Director, IQOQI. Institute of Quantum Optics and Quantum Information, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna
  • 1999-present Full Professor of Experimental Physics, University of Vienna
  • 1990-1999 Full Professor of Experimental Physics, University of Innsbruck
  • 1988-1989 Full Professor of Physics (Lehrstuhlvertretung), Technical University of Munich
  • 1983-1990 Associate Professor, Technical University of Vienna
  • 1981-1983 Associate Professor of Physics, M.I.T. (Visiting)
  • 1979-1983 Assistant Professor, Atominstitut Vienna
  • 1977-1978 Research Associate (Fulbright Fellow) at M.I.T. in the Neutron Diffraction Laboratory under Prof. C.G. Shull (Nobel Laureate 1994), USA

  • 2010 Visiting Research Fellow, Part-Time, Merton College, Oxford
  • 2001-2004 Senior Humboldt Fellow, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
  • 1998 Visiting Research Fellow, Merton College, Oxford University, UK
  • 1995 Chaire Internationale, Collège de France, Paris, France
  • 1986-1989 Adjunct Full Professor, part-time, Hampshire College, Amherst, USA
  • 1983-1990 Regular summer research appointments at M.I.T., USA
  • 1974-1989 Guest Researcher (part-time), Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble, France

  • 2011 Vice Chancellors Lecture, University of Cape Town
  • 2011 Mark W. Zemansky Lecture, City College of New York
  • 2011 Festvortrag, 75th Annual Meeting, German Physical Society, Dresden
  • 2011 Van Fleck Lecture, University of Minnesota
  • 2011 Festkolloquium für Peter Becker, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt Braunschweig
  • 2010 Frontiers in Physics Lecture, City College, City University, New York
  • 2010 Ockham Lecture, Merton College, Oxford University
  • 2010 Dvorak Memorial Lecture, University of Prague
  • 2010 Celsius Lecture, Uppsala University
  • 2009 Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker Lectures, University of Hamburg
  • 2009 Festvortrag, 150th birthday of Max Planck, Max Planck Society, German Physical Society, Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany
  • 2009 Inaugural Kavli Colloquium at Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
  • 2009 PITP Lecture on Quantum Phenomena, Pacific Institute of Theoretical Physics, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2008 Newton Prize Lecture, Institute of Physics, London
  • 2008 Asher Perez Memorial Lecture, Technion, Haifa, Israel
  • 2007 Wolfgang-Paul Lecture, Bonn University, Germany
  • 2006 Barut Memorial Lect., Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2006 Rosenthal Lecture, Yale University, USA
  • 2006 Johannes Gutenberg Lecture, Mainz University, Germany
  • 2004 Colloquium Ehrenfestii, Leiden University, Netherlands
  • 2003 Angstrom Lecture, Uppsala University, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2003 Amos de-Shalit Memorial Lecture, Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, Israel
  • 2003 Solly Cohen and Shimon Offer Memorial Lecture, Racah Institute of Physics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
  • 2003 Schrödinger Lecture, Imperial College, London, UK
  • 2003 Niels Bohr Lecture, Copenhagen University, Denmark
  • 2002 Chemerda Lecture, Pennsylvania State University, USA
  • 1999 Schrödinger Lecture, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
  • 1997 H.L. Welsh Lecture in Physics, University of Toronto, Canada
  • 1996 Colloquium Ehrenfestii, Leiden University, Netherlands
  • 1984 Sir Thomas Lyle Lecture, University of Melbourne, Australia

  • 2011 Full Member, Academia Europaea
  • 2009 Foreign Member, Académie des Sciences, Institut de France
  • 2006 Foreign Member, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts
  • 2005 Honorary Member, Slovak Academy of Sciences
  • 2005 Member, German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
  • 2002 Member, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences
  • 2000 Member, Academia Scientiarum et Artium Europaea
  • 1999 Fellow, American Physical Society
  • 1998 Full Member, Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • 1994 Corresponding Member, Austrian Academy of Sciences

  • 2006 Honorary Doctorate, Gdansk University, Poland
  • 2005 Honorary Doctorate, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany
  • 1996 Honorary Professor, University of Science and Technology of China

  • 2010 Wolf-Prize in Physics, Wolf Foundation, Israel
  • 2009 Great Cross of Merit with Star of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • 2008 ERC Advanced Grant, European Research Council
  • 2008 Quantum Communication Award, Tamagawa University, Japan
  • 2008 Isaac Newton Medal, Institute of Physics, UK
  • 2007 Quantum Electronics Prize, European Physical Society
  • 2005 King Faisal Prize, King Faisal Foundation, Saudi Arabia
  • 2005 Descartes Prize, European Commission
  • 2004 Lorenz-Oken-Medal, Society of German Researchers and Physicians, Germany
  • 2004 Klopsteg Award, American Association of Physics Teachers, USA
  • 2003 Sartorius Prize, Göttingen Academy of Sciences, Germany
  • 2001 Order Pour le Mérite for Sciences and Arts, Germany
  • 2000 Senior Humboldt Fellow Prize, Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung, Germany
  • 1997 European Optics Prize, European Optical Society
  • 1996 European Lecturer, European Physical Society
  • 1995 Prix Vinci d'Excellence, Fondation LVMH, Paris, France

  • 2006 Grand Gold Decoration, City of Vienna
  • 2005 Wilhelm-Exner-Medal, Austrian Association for Enterprises
  • 2002 Johannes Kepler-Prize, Science Prize of Upper Austria
  • 2001 Decoration of Sciences and Arts (Austrian equivalent to the Order of Merit)
  • 2001 Visionary of the Year in Science
  • 2000 Science Prize, City of Vienna
  • 1997 Kardinal Innitzer Würdigungspreis, Vienna
  • 1996 Austrian Scientist of the Year
  • 1980 Junior Prize of the Theodor Körner Foundation, Vienna
  • 1979 Prize for Junior Scientists, Kardinal Innitzer Foundation, Vienna
  • 1975 Prize of the City of Vienna for the Encouragement of Young Scientists

  • 2009-present President, International Academy Traunkirchen, Austria
  • 2008-present Member, Planning and Strategy Committee of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • 2006-present Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, Institute of Science and Technology of Austria
  • 2006-present Member, Executive Board, Institute of Science and Technology of Austria
  • 2006-2009 Dean of the Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna
  • 2004-present Scientific Director, Institute of Quantum Optics and Quantum. Information Vienna, Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • 2002-2003 Member, Founding Convent, University of Vienna, Austria
  • 2002 Initiator of a new Postgraduate Research Institution which has been implemented as Institute of Science and Technology in Austria
  • 1997-1998 President, Austrian Physical Society
  • 1996-1998 Member, Quantum Electronics and Optics Division, European Physical Society
  • 1994-2000 Member, Editorial Board, Physical Review A
  • Since 1988 Member, Editorial Board, Foundations of Physics
  • 2006 – 2008 Member, Editoral Board, New Journal of Physics

  • Fundamental Phenomena in Quantum Mechanics (experiment and theory) and their Applications in Quantum Information Science and Technology
  • Fundamental investigations in Quantum Physics, experiment and theory
  • Tests of Quantum Mechanics
  • Entanglement and Quantum Nonlocality
  • Coherent Neutron and Atom Optics
  • Matter Wave Interferometry
  • Quantum Cryptography
  • Quantum Communication
  • Quantum Computation
  • Quantum Teleportation
  • Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen Paradox
  • Decoherence

Fundamental Physics and Theory
  • Generalized Aharonov-Bohm Effects for Time-Dependent Potentials
  • First Papers ever published on Quantum Cellular Automata
  • nvention of First Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen Experiment Based on an External Variable (Momentum) Instead of an Internal One (e.g. Spin)
  • Discovery of Three-Particle Entanglement as an Extreme Demonstration of Quantum Non-Locality (GHZ)
  • Discovery of Entanglement Swapping
  • Identification of Information as Fundamental in Quantum Physics
  • Mathematical Irreducibility and Quantum Randomness Neutron Interferometry and Neutron Optics
  • Demonstration of Spinor Symmetry using a Neutron Interferometer
  • Observation of Coherent Spinor Superposition with Neutrons
  • Young’s Double-Slit Experiment with Neutrons
  • Development of Novel Perfect-Crystal Neutron Interferometers
  • Neutron Interferometry with Very Cold Neutrons
  • Measurement of the Magnetic Neutrality of the Neutron
  • Observation of the Anomalous Effective Mass of Neutrons
  • Tests of the Linearity and the Unitarity of the Schrödinger Equation
  • Observation of the Fizeau-Effect for Neutrons
  • Observation of In-Crystal Gravitational Effects with Neutrons
  • Observation of Generalized Aharonov-Bohm-Effects with Neutrons

Atom Optics
  • Dynamical Diffraction of Atoms at Thick Light Crystals
  • Diffraction of Atoms at a purely Imaginary Potential
  • Anomalous Transmission of Atoms through Light Fields
  • Coherent Side-Band Modulation of Atomic DeBroglie Waves
  • Development of an Atom Interferometer with Gratings of Light
  • Development of a Nanometer Mask made of Light for Atoms
  • Development of a Moiré Accelerometer and Rotation Sensor
  • Diffraction of Atoms at Complex Potentials
  • Observation of a Violation of Friedel’s Law with Atoms
  • Coherent Diffraction of Atoms at Light Crystals in the Channeling Limit
  • Atom Holography

Molecule Optics
  • Development of a Macromolecule Interferometer
  • Quantum Interference of C-60 and C-70 Molecules
  • Quantum Interference of Porphyrine, a biological molecule
  • Decoherence by Collisions
  • Decoherence by Photon Emission
  • Detailed Investigation of the Quantum-Classical Transition

Mesoscopic Physics
  • First Demonstration of the Self-Cooling of a Micromechanical Mirror by Radiation Pressure Fundamental Physics with Entangled Photons
  • Development of a Novel High-Intensity Source for Polarization-Entangled Photon Pairs
  • Observation of a Violation of Bell’s Inequality by more than 100 Standard Deviations
  • Two-Photon Quantum Eraser Experiments
  • Young’s Experiment with Single Photons with High Precision
  • Measurement of Pendellösung for Single Photons and for Entangled Photon Pairs
  • Experimental Demonstration of Interaction-Free Measurement
  • Entangled Entanglement
  • First Experiment of Two-Photon Antibunching at a Beam Splitter
  • A Double-Slit Heisenberg Microscope Experiment with Photon Pairs
  • First Experimental Quantum Teleportation
  • Long-Distance Test of Bell’s Inequality under Einstein Locality Conditions
  • Realization of Multi-Photon Entanglements (GHZ-states)
  • Demonstration of GHZ Nonlocality
  • Entanglement of the Orbital Angular Momentum of Photons
  • Tests of a Leggett-type Nonlocal Hidden Variable Theory
  • Nonlocal Delayed-Choice Experiments with Entangled Photons
  • First Bell Experiment closing two Loopholes
  • First Kochen-Specker Experiment with single Qutrits

Quantum Information, Quantum Communication and Quantum Computation
  • First Experimental Observation of Hyper-Dense Coding
  • First Teleportation of Independent Entangled Photons
  • Experimental Entanglement Swapping
  • First Experimental Observation of GHZ States
  • Demonstration of Purification of Entangled Pairs
  • First Quantum Cryptography with Entangled Photons
  • First Experimental Realization of the One-Way Quantum Computer
  • Grover’s Search Algorithm on a One-Way Quantum Computer
  • Demonstration of a Nonlinear Sign-Shift Logical Gate
  • First Demonstration of Decoherence-Free Quantum Computation
  • Realization of a Photonic C-Not Gate
  • Characterization and Conversion of GHZ and W States
  • One-Way Quantum Computation with Active Feed-Forward
  • Long-Distance Teleportation Across the River Danube
  • Quantum Cryptography Over 144 km
  • Detection of Single Photons Returning from a Satellite
  • Realization of Quantum Games on a One-Way Quantum Computer
  • Development of a Fully Automated Entangled-State Quantum Cryptography System
  • Quantum Simulation of a Frustrated Heisenberg Spin Chain

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