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Patrick Potts (formerly Hofer)

Position:    Postdoc

E-mail:    patrick.potts(at)
Phone:    +46 46 222 95 37
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Room:    B318
Address:    Sölvegatan 14A
223 62 Lund

University:    Lund University
Division:    Mathematical Physics
Research Area(s):    Quantum Physics
Nanoelectronics- & photonics
Interests:    Quantum Thermodynamics, Fluctuations and Quantum Measurements, Single-Electron Sources

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I am a Postdoc in the Mesoscopic Physics Group, working on quantum thermodynamics. In particular, I am interested in understanding the influence of fluctuations, measurements, and feedback on quantum thermal machines such as heat engines and refrigerators.

Short CV

  • 2018 – present Postdoc, Lund University
  • 2016 – 2017 Postdoc, University of Geneva, Quantum Correlations Group
  • 2013 – 2016 PhD Student, University of Geneva                                                      Supervision: M. Büttiker, E. Sukhorukov, C. Flindt
  • 2015 Visiting student at McGill University with A. Clerk
  • 2010 – 2012 M Sc in Physics, University of Basel                                                         Supervision: C. Bruder, V. Stojanović                                                                
  • 2007 – 2010 B Sc in Nanosciences, University of Basel


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