Recent Review papers

Nonequilibrium Green functions approach to strongly correlated fermions in lattice systems, N. Schlünzen, and M. Bonitz, (2016, open access)
Controlling strongly correlated dust clusters with lasers, H. Thomsen, P. Ludwig, M. Bonitz, J. Schablinski, D. Block, A. Schella, and A. Melzer, (2014)
Quantum Breathing Mode of Trapped Particles: from nanoplasmas to ultracold gases, J.W. Abraham and M. Bonitz, (2014, open access)
Time-dependent multiconfiguration methods for the numerical simulation of photoionization processes of many-electron atoms, D. Hochstuhl, C. Hinz, and M. Bonitz (2014)
Quantum Hydrodynamics, S.A. Khan and M. Bonitz (2014)
Kinetic Theory for Quantum Plasmas, M. Bonitz (2012)
Complex plasmas - a laboratory for strong correlations, M. Bonitz et al. (2010)
Classical and quantum Coulomb crystals, M. Bonitz et al. (2008)
Structure formation in correlated Coulomb systems, M. Bonitz et al. (2006)
Quantendynamik korrelierter Coulombsysteme (German), M. Bonitz (2002)

Scientific interests

  • Dense strongly correlated plasmas in astrophysics and laboratory systems
  • Plasma-surface interaction
  • Quantum kinetic theory, Nonequilibrium Green's functions
  • First principle computer simulations
  • Excitation dynamics of strongly correlated systems (electrons in solids, atoms in optical lattices etc.)
  • Dusty plasmas
  • Electron-hole plasmas in bulk semiconductors, quantum wells, quantum wires and quantum dots
  • Quantum confined electrons: Wigner crystallization, transport properties
  • Linear and nonlinear plasma oscillations and instabilities in plasmas and solids
  • Femtosecond relaxation in laser pulse excited semiconductors
  • Interaction of charged particles with strong EM fields, in particular lasers, nonlinear phenomena, harmonics generation
  • Bound states (atoms, molecules, excitons) in dense plasmas and semiconductors
  • Atoms and molecules in strong laser, VUV and x-ray fields
  • Selforganization and structure formation in systems far from equilibrium

Theoretical concepts and numerical methods

  • Quantum statistical theory, quantum kinetic equations
    • Quantum kinetic equations for the Wigner distribution
    • Numerical solution of hydrodynamic and transport equations, reaction-diffusion equations etc.
    • Kadanoff-Baym equations for the two-time Green's functions: theory and solution
  • Computer simulations: Monte Carlo and molecular dynamics
  • Low-temperature plasma simulations: particle in cell and hydrodynamic simulations
  • Development of new first-principle simulation methods for quantum systems:
  • Combination of kinetic theory and (other) simulation methods

Stark korrelierte Coulombsysteme

  • Vielteilcheneffekte
  • Kollektive Quanteneffekte
  • Femtosekundenprozesse

Zum Forschungsschwerpunkt "Plasma Theory".


Zum Forschungsschwerpunkt "Plasma Theory".


Zum Forschungsschwerpunkt "Quantum kinetic Theory".


Zum Forschungsschwerpunkt "Quanten Coulombsysteme".


Zum Forschungsschwerpunkt "Trapped Bose condensates".


Zum Forschungsschwerpunkt "Electron-hole bilayers".


Zum Forschungsschwerpunkt "First principle Computersimulationen".


Zum Forschungsschwerpunkt "First principle Computersimulationen".