Thomas Barthel

Charles H. Townes Assistant Professor of Physics

Office Location: 
287 Physics Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Front Office Address: 
Box 90305, Durham, NC 27708-0305
(919) 660-2965


Theoretical and Numerical Quantum Many-Body Physics

Education & Training

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

Fellowships, Supported Research, & Other Grants

Start-up grant awarded by Duke University (2015)

Graduate studies scholarship awarded by German National Merit Foundation (2006)

Scholarship awarded by German National Merit Foundation (2000)

Schlittler, TM, Mosseri, R, and Barthel, T. "Phase diagram of the hexagonal lattice quantum dimer model: Order parameters, ground-state energy, and gaps." PHYSICAL REVIEW B 96.19 (November 21, 2017). Full Text

Gori, L, Barthel, T, Kumar, A, Lucioni, E, Tanzi, L, Inguscio, M, Modugno, G, Giamarchi, T, D'Errico, C, and Roux, G. "Finite-temperature effects on interacting bosonic one-dimensional systems in disordered lattices." Physical Review A 93.3 (March 2016). Full Text

Schlittler, T, Barthel, T, Misguich, G, Vidal, J, and Mosseri, R. "Phase Diagram of an Extended Quantum Dimer Model on the Hexagonal Lattice." Physical review letters 115.21 (November 18, 2015): 217202-. Full Text

Mölter, J, Barthel, T, Schollwöck, U, and Alba, V. "Bound states and entanglement in the excited states of quantum spin chains." Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment 2014.10 (October 1, 2014): P10029-P10029. Full Text

Halimeh, JC, Wöllert, A, McCulloch, I, Schollwöck, U, and Barthel, T. "Domain-wall melting in ultracold-boson systems with hole and spin-flip defects." Physical Review A 89.6 (June 2014). Full Text

Cai, Z, and Barthel, T. "Algebraic versus Exponential Decoherence in Dissipative Many-Particle Systems." Physical review letters 111.15 (October 11, 2013): 150403-. Full Text

Lake, B, Tennant, DA, Caux, J-S, Barthel, T, Schollwöck, U, Nagler, SE, and Frost, CD. "Multispinon continua at zero and finite temperature in a near-ideal Heisenberg chain." Physical review letters 111.13 (September 26, 2013): 137205-. Full Text