Prof. Dr. Stefan Schumacher

Theory of Functional Photonic Structures

Office Address:
Warburger Str. 100
33098 Paderborn
Room:
A4.234

About Stefan Schumacher

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2021: Professor (W3)

Physics Department - Paderborn University

Since 2010: Adjunct Professor

Wyant College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona, USA

08/2019 - 04/2020: Sabbatical

Wyant College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona, USA

07/2015 - 2020: Professor (Heisenberg Professorship, W2)

Physics Department, Paderborn University

07/2010 - 06/2015: Junior Professor (W1)

Physics Department, Paderborn University

08/2014 - 04/2015: Sabbatical

Wyant College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona, USA

04/2013: Habilitation equivalent

Positive evaluation of junior professorship, Paderborn University

02/2008 - 06/2010: PostDoc

Institute of Photonics and Quantum Sciences, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK

02/2006 - 02/2008: PostDoc

Wyant College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

03/2005 - 02/2006: PostDoc

Institute for Theoretical Physics, Universität Bremen

24.02.2005: Doctorate

Dr. rer. nat. in Physics, Universität Bremen, Germany. Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Gerd Czycholl & Prof. Dr. Frank Jahnke

02/2002 - 02/2005: PhD student

Institute for Theoretical Physics, Universität Bremen

1996 - 2001: Degree programme

Diploma in Physics, Universität Bremen, Germany

08/2020: Offer of chair in Theoretical Physics

Johannes Kepler Universität Linz

01.06.2015 - 30.06.2020: Heisenberg professorship (DFG)

Deparment of Physics, Paderborn University

2013 - 2015: Fellow of the young college of the Academy of Sciences and Arts of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

2014: Golden Chalk award for excellence in teaching by board of physics students, Paderborn University, Germany

2006 - 2008: Postdoctoral Fellowship of the DFG, Germany

Publications

Selected Publications

Tracking Quantum Coherence in Polariton Condensates with Time-Resolved Tomography

C. Lüders, M. Pukrop, F. Barkhausen, E. Rozas, C. Schneider, S. Höfling, J. Sperling, S. Schumacher, M. Aßmann, Physical Review Letters 130 (2023).

Nonlinear down-conversion in a single quantum dot

B. Jonas, D.F. Heinze, E. Schöll, P. Kallert, T. Langer, S. Krehs, A. Widhalm, K. Jöns, D. Reuter, S. Schumacher, A. Zrenner, Nature Communications 13 (2022).

Manipulating polariton condensates by Rashba-Dresselhaus coupling at room temperature

Y. Li, X. Ma, X. Zhai, M. Gao, H. Dai, S. Schumacher, T. Gao, Nature Communications 13 (2022).

Quantifying Quantum Coherence in Polariton Condensates

C. Lüders, M. Pukrop, E. Rozas, C. Schneider, S. Höfling, J. Sperling, S. Schumacher, M. Aßmann, PRX Quantum (2021).

Split-ring polariton condensates as macroscopic two-level quantum systems

Y. Xue, I. Chestnov, E. Sedov, E. Kiktenko, A.K. Fedorov, S. Schumacher, X. Ma, A. Kavokin, Physical Review Research 3 (2021).

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Further Information

Engagement in University committees

  • Stellvertretender Sprecher des Department Physik
  • Vorstandsmitglied des Sonderforschungsbereichs TRR142 "Tailored Nonlinear Photonics"
  • Mitglied des Fakultätsrates, Fakultät für Naturwissenschaften, Universität Paderborn
  • Leiter des Prüfungsausschusses des Masterstudiengangs Optoelectronics and Photonics, Universität Paderborn