Peter P. Orth
- Associate Professor
My work is funded by grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Research Corporation for Science Advancement via a Cottrell Scholarship.
2021 - present: Associate Professor at Iowa State University
2017 - present: Scientist at Ames Laboratory
2016 - 2021: Assistant Professor at Iowa State University
2015 - 2016: Postdoc at University of Minnesota with Prof. Rafael Fernandes
2012 - 2015: Head of independent Young Investigator Group at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
2011 - 2015: Postdoc at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) with Prof. Joerg Schmalian
2011: Ph.D. at Yale University, advisor Prof. Karyn Le Hur. Title "Dissipative dynamics and novel quantum phases in strongly correlated cold-atom mixtures"
2007: Diploma in Physics and Otto-Haxel Prize for Best Diploma at Heidelberg University, Germany. Title "Negative Refraction in dense atomic gases"
- Ph.D., Yale University, 2011
- Diploma, Physics, Universität Heidelberg, Germany, 2007
- strongly correlated quantum materials
- non-equilibrium dynamics of quantum many-body systems
- quantum computing for materials research
- competing interactions in magnetic and superconducting systems
- topological semi-metals
Co-PI on U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR), National Quantum Initiative grant "Superconducting Quantum Materials and Systems" Center
PI on NSF EAGER Award
Title of proposal: "EAGER-QAC-QSA:Variational Quantum Algorithms for Nonequilibrium Quantum Many-Body Systems"
Single-PI on Cottrell Award of the Research Corporation for Science Advancement
Title of proposal: "Probing Fractionalization and Entanglement in Quantum Spin Liquids: Theory of Two-dimensional Spectroscopy"
Co-PI on U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES), Quantum Information Science grant "Quantum Computing Enhanced Gutzwiller Variational Embedding Method for Correlated Multi-Orbital Materials"
Co-PI on U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES), Energy Frontier Resource Center (EFRC) "Center for the Advancement of Topological Semimetals" (CATS)
Co-PI on U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES), Field Working Group (FWP) "Correlations & Competition Between the Lattice, Electrons, and Magnetism"
Full Access to my publications while at Iowa State University.
Yong-Xin Yao, Niladri Gomes, Feng Zhang, Thomas Iadecola, Cai-Zhuang Wang, Kai-Ming Ho, Peter P. Orth
Adaptive Variational Quantum Dynamics Simulations
PRX Quantum 2, 030307 (2021).
N. Sirica, P. P. Orth, M. S. Scheurer, Y.M. Dai, M.-C. Lee, P. Padmanabhan, L.T. Mix, L.X. Zhao, G.F. Chen, B. Xu, R. Yang, B. Shen, C.-C. Lee, H. Lin, T.A. Cochran, S.A. Trugman, J.-X. Zhu, M.Z. Hasan, N. Ni, X.G. Qiu, A.J. Taylor, D.A. Yarotski, R.P. Prasankumar
Photocurrent-driven transient symmetry breaking in the Weyl semimetal TaAs
Nature Materials (2021).
Rafael M. Fernandes, Peter P. Orth, Jörg Schmalian
Intertwined vestigial order in quantum materials: nematicity and beyond
Annu. Rev. Cond. Mat. Phys. 10, 133 (2019).
Xu Yang, Chirag Vaswani, Chris Sundahl, Martin Mootz, Pia Gagel, L. Luo, Jong Hoon Kang, Peter P. Orth, Ilias E. Perakis, Chang Beom Eom & Jigang Wang
Terahertz-light quantum tuning of a metastable emergent phase hidden by superconductivity
Nature Materials 17, 586 (2018).
Karyn Le Hur, Loïc Henriet, Loïc Herviou, Kirill Plekhanov, Alexandru Petrescu, Tal Goren, Marco Schiro, Christophe Mora, Peter P. Orth
Driven dissipative dynamics and topology of quantum impurity systems
Comptes Rendus Physique 19, 451 (2018).
Peter P. Orth, Premala Chandra, Piers Coleman, Jörg Schmalian
Emergent critical phase and Ricci flow in a 2D frustrated Heisenberg model
Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 237205 (2012).