Strongly Correlated Systems

Welcome to the web pages of the

Strongly Correlated Systems Group

Head of the group: Jan Martin Pawlowski

We are part of the Institut für Theoretische Physik of the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Research interests

  • Phase diagram of QCD
  • Ultracold gases
  • Non-equilibrium evolution of quantum systems
  • Quantum gravity & UV-completions of the Standard Model
  • Renormalisation group methods
  • Lattice gauge theory
  • Topological aspects of quantum field theories
  • Conformal field theory/string theory


     A Unifying Approach to Emergent Phenomena in the Physical World, Mathematics, and Complex Data


     Isolated quantum systems and universality in extreme conditions

ExtreMe Matter Institute (EMMI)

     Extremes of Density and Temperature: Cosmic Matter in the Laboratory

Center of Quantum Dynamics

     Heidelberg Center for Quantum Dynamics

Upcoming workshops & schools

  • Stochastic processes and their applications for the simulations of complex systems
    3 - 9 March 2019, Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF), Bielefeld, Germany.

  • Probing the Phase Structure of Strongly Interacting Matter: Theory and Experiment
    25 - 29 March 2019, GSI, Darmstadt, Germany.

  • Functional Methods in Strongly Correlated Systems
    31 March - 6 April 2019, Hirschegg, Austria.

  • Dynamics of critical fluctuations: theory – phenomenology – HIC
    8 - 12 April 2019, GSI, Darmstadt, Germany.

  • Heidelberg Physics Graduate Days
    8 - 12 April 2019, Heidelberg, Germany.

  • Non-equilibrium Dynamics (NeD-2019)
    16 - 22 June 2019, Castiglione della Pescaia, Italy.

  • Quark Matter 2019
    4 - 9 November 2019, Wuhan, China.