Prof. Dr. Jan Sperling

Theoretical Quantum Science

Office Address:
Pohlweg 51
33098 Paderborn

About Jan Sperling

Curriculum Vitae

Since 12/2021: Professor (W2)

Theoretical Physics, Paderborn University

2018 - 2021: Postdoc

Paderborn University, Germany

2016 - 2018: Postdoc

University of Oxford, UK

2008 - 2016: Postdoc

Universität Rostock, Germany

2015: Habilitation theoretical physics (DSc)

Universität Rostock, Germany

2013: Diploma mathematics (MSc)

Universität Rostock, Germany

2011: Doctorate theoretical physics (PhD)

Universität Rostock, Germany

2008: Diploma physics (MSc)

Universität Rostock, Germany

Since 2015: Selected Invited Talks

2022: "Many colors of entanglement", 13th KCIK-ICTQT Symposium on Quantum Information, Sopot, Poland

2019: "Towards a universal picture for quantum coherence", IQOQI, Universität Wien (host: E. Agudelo), Vienna, Austria

2019: "Entanglement characterization via nonlinear eigenvalue equations" University of Siegen (host: O. Gühne), Siegen, Germany

2018: "Verification of Quantum Coherence", University of Nottingham (host: Gerardo Adesso), Nottingham, UK

2017: "Entanglement in Highly Multipartite Systems", University of Leeds (host: A. Beige), Leeds, UK

2016: "Detection of Multipartite Entanglement", Imperial College London (host: M. Kim), London, UK

2015: "Verification of Quantum Phenomena by Click Counting", International Conference on Light Quanta: Modern Perspectives and Applications, Allahabad, India

Since 2013: Recognitions

2020: "Outstanding Referee Award", American Physical Society, USA

2016: participation, "66th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting", Lindau, Germany

2013: "Joachim Jungius PhD Award", Gesellschaft der Förderer der Universität Rostock e.V., Germany


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).

Statistical Benchmarking of Scalable Photonic Quantum Systems

J. Tiedau, M. Engelkemeier, B. Brecht, J. Sperling, C. Silberhorn, Physical Review Letters 126 (2021).

Experimental Reconstruction of Entanglement Quasiprobabilities

J. Sperling, E. Meyer-Scott, S. Barkhofen, B. Brecht, C. Silberhorn, Physical Review Letters (2019).

Full Multipartite Entanglement of Frequency-Comb Gaussian States

S. Gerke, J. Sperling, W. Vogel, Y. Cai, J. Roslund, N. Treps, C. Fabre, Physical Review Letters (2015).

Unified quantification of nonclassicality and entanglement

W. Vogel, J. Sperling, Physical Review A (2014).

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Teaching Areas

theoretical/mathematical physics

Current Courses

  • Relativistische Quantenfeldtheorie
  • Quanteninformationstheorie
  • Lab Project
  • Aktuelle Fragen der Quantenwissenschaften

Scientific Engagement

Since 2019  |  Selected Outreach Activities

2023: Digitale INFOTAGE Uni Paderborn, lecture for pupils "Quantenlogik"

2023: lecturer at jDPG Theory-Workshop, Büren-Wewelsburg, Germany

2022: podcast interview, "PaderPhy Episode 2: Wie klingt Quantenlicht?"

2020: interview, "50 Years of Physical Review A: The Legacy of Three Classics" (appeared as part of article: Physics 13, 24)

2019: local organizer, "Central European Workshop on Quantum Optics 2019", Paderborn, Germany