Johannes Schachenmayer

I'm a theoretical quantum physicist (CNRS scientist, CRCN) researching and teaching at the Université de Strasbourg in France. I work at the Centre Européen de Sciences Quantiques (CESQ) as part of the Institut de Science et d'Ingénierie Supramoléculaires (ISIS) in the quantum matter theory team (

CESQ, Bât. 120, 23 rue du Loess
67000 Strasbourg, France
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Latest bits of news

  • 17/03/2023 - New pre-print online: "Comparing bipartite entropy growth in open-system matrix product simulation methods", G. Preisser, D. Wellnitz, T. Botzung, and J. Schachenmayer, arXiv:2303.09426.
  • 17/03/2023 - I will be teaching at the Les Houches Predoc School (Oct. 9-20, 2023) on
    "Ultracold molecules: quantum physics and applications".
    Consider a visit and see:
  • 01/03/2023 - We are organizing EGAS 54. Come visit Strasbourg (June 18-22, 2023)!
    For more info, see:
  • 28/02/2023 - New pre-print online: "Multifractality in the interacting disordered Tavis-Cummings model", F. Mattiotti, J. Dubail, D. Hagenmüller, J. Schachenmayer, J.-P. Brantut, and G. Pupillo, arXiv:2302.14718.
  • 22/10/2022 - Our recent work on the "Rise and fall, and slow rise again, of operator entanglement under dephasing" has been published in:
    D. Wellnitz, G. Preisser, V. Alba, J. Dubail, and J. Schachenmayer, Phys. Rev. Lett. 129, 170401 (2022).


  • Habilitation (2019): Habilitation à diriger des recherches (HDR), Université de Strasbourg.
  • CNRS (2016): Tenured researcher position in Strasbourg.
  • Post-doc (2013-2016): JILA, Boulder, CO, US (group of A. M. Rey).
  • Visiting student/post-doc (2011-2013): University of Pittsburgh, PA, US (group of A. J. Daley).
  • Doctoral degree (2012): Dr. rer. nat, Universität Innsbruck, Austria.
  • Master degree (2008): Dipl.-Phys., Technische Universität München (TUM), Germany.



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