Thomas Barthel

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

Selected Grants

Quantum Computing in Chemical and Material Sciences awarded by Department of Energy (Co-Principal Investigator). 2018 to 2021

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)

Barthel, T, and Lu, J. "Fundamental Limitations for Measurements in Quantum Many-Body Systems." Physical Review Letters 121.8 (August 24, 2018). Full Text

Barthel, T, De Bacco, C, and Franz, S. "Matrix product algorithm for stochastic dynamics on networks applied to nonequilibrium Glauber dynamics." Physical Review. E 97.1-1 (January 2018): 010104-null. 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 29, 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-null. Full Text

Binder, M, and 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 92.12 (September 10, 2015). 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). 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 Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics 89.6 (June 4, 2014). Full Text