Prizes and awards for the Bonitz group

  • April 2017: The paper Nonequilibrium dynamics in the one-dimensional Fermi-Hubbard model: A comparison of the nonequilibrium Green functions approach and the density matrix renormalization group method/i> by Niclas Schlünzen, Jan-Philip Joost, Fabian Heidrich-Meisner, and Michael Bonitz, Phys. Rev. B xx, xxxxxx (2017)
    arXiv:1702.01956
    was highlighted by the Journal as Editors' Choice
  • January 2017: Simon Groth wins the aser and Particle Beams Prize 2017 for young scientists for his contribution The Uniform Electron Gas at WDM conditions. The prize was awarded at the 37th International Workshop on High Energy Density Physics with Intense Ion and Laser Beams and is worth 2000 Euros.
  • October 2016: Hauke Thomsen wins the prize for the "Best Phd thesis in the field of Nano Physics" awarded annualy by Kiel Nano, Surface and Interface Science (KiNSIS) for his thesis Melting Processes and Laser Manipulation of Strongly Coupled Yukawa Systems
  • July 2016: The paper Molecular dynamics simulation of gold cluster growth during sputter deposition by Jan Willem Abraham, Thomas Strunksus, Franz Faupel, and Michael Bonitz, J. Appl. Phys. 119, 185301 (2016)
    was highlighted by the Journal of Applied Physics as Editors' Pick
  • April 2016: The paper Streaming complex plasmas: Ion susceptibility for a partially ionized plasma in parallel electric and magnetic fields by H. Kählert, J.-Ph. Joost, P. Ludwig, and M. Bonitz, Contrib. Plasma Phys. 56, 204 (2016) was designated as Editors' Choice
  • June 2016: Hauke Thomsen wins one of two awards for the "Best Phd thesis" of the Kiel Physics Department in 2015 for his thesis Melting Processes and Laser Manipulation of Strongly Coupled Yukawa Systems
  • March 2016: Tobias Dornheim wins the "Best Theory Poster" award for his contribution Thermodynamic Fermionic Monte Carlo Simulations of Continuous Systems without Fixed Nodes
    at the DPG-AMOP Spring conference 2016 in Hannover
    Co-authors are Tim Schoof, Simon Groth, and Michael Bonitz
  • December 2015: Niclas Schlünzen wins the "Best Poster" award for his contribution Dynamics of strongly correlated fermions - first principle results for two and three dimensions, (with co-authors Sebastian Hermanns, Michael Bonitz and Claudio Verdozzi)
    at the Workshop Isolated many-body quantum systems out of equilibrium: from unitary time evolution to quantum kinetic equations
    (599th WE-Heraeus-Seminar), December 2015 in Bad Honnef
  • April 2015: Tim Schoof wins the "Best Poster" award for his contribution Configuration path integral Monte Carlo simulations of the degenerate homogeneous electron gas (with co-authors Simon Groth, Jan Vorberger and Michael Bonitz)
    at the CECAM workshop Stochastic Wavefunction Methods in Quantum Chemistry, Electronic Structure Theory and Condensed Matter Physics, April 21-24 2015 in Lausanne
  • April 2015: The paper Quantum hydrodynamics for plasmas - a Thomas-Fermi theory perspective by D. Michta, F. Graziani, and M. Bonitz, Contrib. Plasma Phys. 55, 437 (2015) was designated as Editors' Choice
  • April 2015: The paper A tribute to pioneers of strongly coupled plasmas: Hugh E. DeWitt, Bernard Jancovici, and Forrest J. Rogers by Heather D. Whitley, Angel Alastuey, Jim A. Gaffney, Robert Cauble, Wolf-Dietrich Kraeft, and Michael Bonitz, Contrib. Plasma Phys. 55, 102 (2015) was designated as Editors' Choice
  • July 2014: Hanno Kählert wins the "Best Theory Poster" award for his contribution Kinetic approach to the dynamics of inhomogeneous strongly coupled plasmas (with co-authors Gabor Kalman and Michael Bonitz) at the Conference Strongly Coupled Coulomb Systems, in Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • June 2014: Michael Bonitz is awarded a grant for computing time a the Hochleistungsrechenzentrum Nord (HLRN). The award grants the Bonitz group 240 kNPL for supercomputing applications in strongly coupled plasmas and intense laser matter interaction and is worth 240.000 Euros.
  • March 2014: Two "best poster" awards for students at the German Physical Society Spring meeting of the Plasma Physics Division in Berlin:
    Jan-Philip Joost wins the Best Undergraduate Poster award for his contribution "Dust grain potential in a flowing magnetized plasma" (with co-authors Christopher Arran, Patrick Ludwig, Hanno Kählert and Michael Bonitz).
    Tobias Dornheim wins the Best Theory Poster award for his contribution "Quantum breathing frequency of nanoplasmas" (with co-authors Alexey Filinov, Jan Willem Abraham and Michael Bonitz).
  • March 2014: Hanno Kählert wins the Young Scientist award at the 7th International Conference on the Physics of Dusty Plasmas (ICPDP) in New Delhi, India.
  • August 2013: The paper
    Magnetic field blocks two-dimensional crystallization in strongly coupled plasmas, by T. Ott, H. Löwen, and M. Bonitz,
    Physical Review Letters 111, 065001 (2013)
    has been highlighted by the PRL editors as Editors' Suggestion
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  • June 2013: Michael Bonitz has been awarded a research grant from the Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) within the Verbundprojekt FSP 301 - Freie Elektronenlaser, for the project "Zeitaufgelöste Photoionisation am FEL - nichtlineare Effekte, Korrelationen und Kohärenz in Atomen und Molekülen". The support amount is 420.913 Euro for a postdoc and a phd-student for 3 years.
  • June 2013: Torben Ott wins the prize for the best PhD thesis of the College of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät) of Kiel University in 2012.
  • June 2013: Michael Bonitz is awarded a grant for computing time a the Hochleistungsrechenzentrum Nord (HLRN). The award grants the Bonitz group 100 kNPL for supercomputing applications in strongly coupled plasmas and intense laser matter interaction and is worth 100.000 Euros.
  • March 2013: Two "best poster" awards for students from the TR24 at the German Physical Society Spring meeting of the Plasma Physics Division in Jena
    Kenji Fujioka (project A5) wins the best theory poster award for his contribution "Kinetic Monte Carlo Approach to Cluster Growth in Magnetron Plasmas" (with the co-authors Lasse Rosenthal, Sebastian Wolf and Michael Bonitz). photo of the handover and scan of the certificate
    Giedrius Kudelis (project A7) wins the prize for the best undergraduate poster for the poster "Heat Transport in Confined 2D Dust Clusters". This work was done during his summer internship in Kiel in 2012 within the DAAD RISE program and was supervised by Hauke Thomsen who receives the award. photo of the handover and scan of the certificate
  • June 2012: The paper
    Electronic double-excitations in quantum wells: solving the two-time Kadanoff-Baym equations, by K. Balzer, S. Hermanns, and M. Bonitz,
    Europhysics Letters 98, 67002 (2012)
    DOI:10.1209/0295-5075/98/67002
    has been designated as Editors' Choice
  • June 2012: Tim Schoof is awarded the prize for the best diploma thesis of the Kiel Physics Department in 2011/12.
  • June 2012: Hanno Kählert is awarded a postdoc stipend from DAAD for a research stay at Boston College, USA
  • April 2012: Torben Ott's PhD thesis is awarded the degree "Summa cum laude"
  • March 2012: Hauke Thomsen is awarded the prize for the best plasma theory poster of the German Physical Society spring meeting in Stuttgart, March 12-16. The poster is entitled The Triple Correlation function as a tool for structural analysis, co-authors are Patrick Ludwig and Michael Bonitz.
  • March 2012: Michael Bonitz is awarded a grant for computing time a the Hochleistungsrechenzentrum Nord (HLRN). The award grants the Bonitz group 165 kNPL for supercomputing applications in strongly coupled plasmas and intense laser matter interaction and is worth 165.000 Euros.
  • February 2012: Michael Bonitz is awarded the title "Doctor honoris causa" by the presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences for his contributions to strongly correlated plasmas and condensed matter systems.
  • December 2011: Hanno Kählert's PhD thesis is awarded the degree "Summa cum laude"
  • November 2011: Michael Bonitz is elected "Fellow" of the American Physical Society. The citation reads:
    "For pioneering contributions to the field of strongly correlated classical and quantum plasmas, including the development of a statistical theory and first-principle computer simulations."
  • October 2011: Karsten Balzer's PhD thesis is awarded the degree "Summa cum laude"
  • May 2011: Hauke Thomsen is awarded the prize for the best diploma thesis of the Kiel Physics Department in 2010/11.
  • March 2011: Michael Bonitz is awarded a grant for computing time a the Hochleistungsrechenzentrum Nord (HLRN). The award grants the Bonitz group 195 kNPL for supercomputing applications in strongly coupled plasmas and intense laser matter interaction and is worth 195.000 Euros.
  • September 2010: Fig. 3c of the paper
    Time-dependent second Born calculations for model atoms and molecules in strong laser fields, by K. Balzer, S. Bauch, and M. Bonitz,
    Phys. Rev. A 82, 033427 (2010)
    has been selected by Physical Review A for the Kaleidoscope
  • May 2010: Michael Bonitz is awarded a research grant of the Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) Zeitaufgelöste Photoionisation am FEL - nichtlineare Effekte, Korrelationen und Kohärenz in Atomen und Molekülen. The grant is worth approximately 230.000 Euros and runs three years.
  • May 2010: Christian Henning wins the prize for the best PhD thesis of the College of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät) of Kiel University in 2009.
  • May 2010: Christian Henning is awarded the prize for the best theory PhD thesis of the Kiel Physics Department in 2009.
  • April 2010: Michael Bonitz is awarded a research grant of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft for the project Theoretical description of (sub-)femtosecond dynamics of multi-electron atoms in strong UV and VUV fields. The grant is worth approximately 200.000 Euros and runs three years.
  • January 2010: Michael Bonitz has been elected editor of Contributions to Plasma Physics
  • December 2009: The paper by Evgeni Krasovski and Michael Bonitz, Towards a theory of an attosecond transient recorder, Physical Review A 80, 053421 (2009), has been selected for the Virtual Journal of Ultrafast Science
  • June 2009: The paper by Karsten Balzer, Michael Bonitz, Robert van Leeuwen, Niels Erik Dahlen and Adrian Stan, Nonequilibrium Green's functions approach to strongly correlated few-electron quantum dots, Physical Review B 79, 245306 (2009), has been selected for the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology
  • June 2009: Christian Henning's PhD thesis is awarded the degree "Summa cum laude"
  • April 2009: Hanno Kählert wins award for the best theory Diploma thesis 2008 of the Kiel physics department
  • December 2008: Patrick Ludwig's PhD thesis is awarded the degree "Summa cum laude"
  • November 2008: The paper by Sebastian Bauch and Michael Bonitz, Angular distributions of atomic photoelectrons produced in the UV and XUV regimes, Physical Review A 78, 043403 (2008), has been selected for the Virtual Journal of Ultrafast Science
  • June 2008: Karsten Balzer has been elected to participate in the meeting with Nobel prize winners in Lindau
  • February 2008: Karsten Balzer wins award for the best Diploma thesis 2007 of the Kiel physics department
  • December 2007: The paper by Evgeni Krasovski and Michael Bonitz, Spectral Line Shape Variations in Time-Resolved Photoemission from a Solid, Physical Review Letters 99, 247601 (2007), has been selected for the Virtual Journal of Ultrafast Science
  • November 2007: Kevin Tierney (stayed in our group in summer 2007 with a DAAD-RISE stipend) wins award for the best undergraduate poster at the Division of Plasma Physics conference of the American Physical Society in Orlando. His work was supervised by Henning Baumgartner and supported by Patrick and Christian. The poster is entitled Structural properties of Yukawa tubes by K. Tierney, H. Baumgartner, Ch. Henning and M. Bonitz.
  • February 2007: Jens Böning, Andrea Fromm and Christian Henning are among the winners of the award for the best Diploma thesis 2006 of the Kiel physics department.
  • March 2006: The poster of H. Baumgartner, A. Filinov, and M. Bonitz Thermodynamic properties of screened Coulomb balls wins prize for best theory poster at DPG Spring meeting, Augsburg, March 27-30 2006, Verhandlungen der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft, P28.21
  • March 2002: Michael Bonitz is awarded the Gustav Hertz prize 2002 of the German Physical Society (highest prize for young researchers) see Details