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Dr. Erez Zohar

I am a senior lecturer (assistant professor) at the Racah Institute of Physics, at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. My research focuses on the interface between quantum many body theories and quantum information and optics, mostly in developing tools for dealing with strongly correlated systems and their application to particle physics. Besides that, I am generally interested in quantum mechanics, quantum field theory and mathematical physics.

Online talk - Absorbing fermionic statistics by lattice gauge fields and eliminating fermions - part of the Tensor Networks in High Energy lecture series of the Albert Einstein Institute in Potsdam.

Thursday, 23.7.2020, 16:30 Jerusalem time / 15:30 Berlin time

In our group, we aim at designing new tools, methods and approaches for solving difficult problems in many-body physics. On the process, we get to reconstruct physical models out of elementary ingredients (such as in the construction of tensor network states) or different building blocks (as in the design of a quantum simulator). In the process of reconstructing a theory from scratch, we get to learn a lot about it, to see it from new perspectives, to understand it better and to take it to new directions.


Bender, E., Emonts, P., Zohar, E. and Cirac, J.I., Real-time dynamics in 2+1d compact QED using complex periodic Gaussian states, arXiv:2006.10038 [hep-th] (2020)

Kasper, V., Juzeliunas, G., Lewenstein, M., Jendrzejewski, F. and Zohar, E., From the Jaynes-Cummings model to non-Abelian gauge theories: a guided tour for the quantum engineer,

arXiv:2006.01258 [quant-ph] (2020)

Emonts, P. and Zohar, E., Gauss law, Minimal Coupling and Fermionic PEPS for Lattice Gauge Theories, SciPost Phys. Lect. Notes 12 (2020)

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