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Andreas Wipf
Chair for Quantum Physics at FSU Jena
Theoretisch-Physikalisches-Institut
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Max-Wien-Platz, 07743 Jena, Germany
Tel: +49-(0)3641-947130
Fax: +49-(0)3641-947102
E-mail: wipf@tpi.uni-jena.de

Study recommendation (M.Sc. Physics):

Teaching in summer term 2018:

  • Vorlesung für B.Sc. Physik: "Thermodynamik und Statistische Physik"
    Mittwoch, 10-12, HS 2, Abbeanum und Freitag, 8-10, HS2, Abbeanum
    Übung 1: M.Sc. Marc Steinhauser, Montag 12-14, MWP 1, SR 3
    Übung 2: M.Sc. Julian Lenz, Donnerstag 8-10, MWP 1, SR 1

Links

members of research group
bachelor, master, diploma and PhD theses
publications: on local server or from inspire
reviews and public talks
transparencies of selected talks
list of my lectures at FSU
habilitation thesis
Jena workshops
lecture notes

Published books

   A. Wipf
Statistical Approach to Quantum Field Theory
Lecture Notes in Physics 864 (2013), ISBN 978-3642331046, 390 pages
a text file with all programs in the book are available upon request;
missprints and corrections
Springer   Amazon
front cover of book     M. Bartelmann, B. Feuerbacher, T. Krüger, D. Lüst, A. Rebhan, A. Wipf
Theoretische Physik
Springer 2014, ISBN 978-3642546174, 1328 pages
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front cover of book     M. Bartelmann, B. Feuerbacher, T. Krüger, D. Lüst, A. Rebhan, A. Wipf
Theoretische Physik 1, Mechanik
Springer 2018, ISBN 978-3662561140, 402 pages
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front cover of book     M. Bartelmann, B. Feuerbacher, T. Krüger, D. Lüst, A. Rebhan, A. Wipf
Theoretische Physik 2, Elektrodynamik
Springer 2018, ISBN 978-3662561164, 347 pages
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front cover of book     M. Bartelmann, B. Feuerbacher, T. Krüger, D. Lüst, A. Rebhan, A. Wipf
Theoretische Physik 3, Quantenmechanik
Springer 2018, ISBN 978-3662560716, 402 pages
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front cover of book     M. Bartelmann, B. Feuerbacher, T. Krüger, D. Lüst, A. Rebhan, A. Wipf
Theoretische Physik 4, Thermodynamik und Statistische Physik
Springer 2018, ISBN 978-3662561126, 243 pages
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Personalities:

May 1984 PhD at the University of Zürich
11.1984 - 03.1986: Postdoc at Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Ireland
04.1986 - 12.1986: Assistant Professor at Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Ireland
01.1987 - 12.1987: Postdoc at Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
01.1988 - 10.1989: Postdoc at Max-Planck-Institute in München
11.1989 - 05.1995: Postdoc and Privatdozent at the ETH in Zürich
From June 1995: Full Professor (Chair: Quantum Theory) at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

Activities at University, Faculty and Institute:

06.1995 - 04.1998: Director of the Institute of Theoretical Physics
04.2013 - 09.2016: Director of the Institute of Theoretical Physics
04.1999 - 03.2001: Member of the Senat
04.2002 - 03.2004: Member of the Senat
04.2017 - today: Member of the Senat
10.1999 - 09.2016: Member of the Fakultätsrat
04.2000 - 03.2002: Vice-Dean of the Faculty for Physics and Astronomy
04.2002 - 03.2004: Dean of the Faculty for Physics and Astronomy
04.2017 - today: Dean of the Faculty for Physics and Astronomy
10.2010 - 09.2014: Member of the Research Commitee (V) of the FSU Jena
10.2014 - 09.2020: Member of Rat der Graduierten-Akademie Jena
05.2009 - 04.2013: Berufungsbeauftragter at the FSU Jena

Fields of Interest:

Simulations of Lattice Field Theories with and without dynamical fermions
Nonperturbative Aspects of (supersymmetric) Field Theories
Monopoles, Sphalerons and Instantons in Gauge Theories
Quantum Physics in Curved Spaces: Black Hole Physics
Conformal Field Theories: Kac-Moody and W-Algebras, WZW-Models, Toda Theories
Quantization of 2-dimensional Gauge Theories
External Field Problems: Effective Action, Effective Potentials, Casimir Effect, Anomalies

Other activities:

2015 - today: Editor of 'Graduate Texts in Physics'
2005 - 2011: Editor of 'Annalen der Physik'
1985 - today: Reviewer for science foundations and physics journals
2009 - 2018: Speaker of Research Training Group GRK 1523 'Quantum and Gravitational Fields'
1996 - 2016:Co-organizer of Saalburg summer schools on 'Foundations and New Methods in Theoretical Physics'
2013Organizer of the DPG-Frühjahrstagung in Jena
2015 - today: Head of the DPG Fachverband 'Theoretische und Mathematische Grundlagen der Physik'

With Klaus Sibold/Klaus Kroy from Leipzig and Jan Louis/Steffen Trimper from Halle I used to organize the
Physik-Combo

From 1996 until 2016 I organized with Arthur Hebecker, Olaf Lechtenfeld, Ivo Sachs and Stefan Theisen the yearly
"Saalburg Summer School" Foundations and New Methods in Theoretical Physics for Graduate Students

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