Michał Tomza

Ph.D.

Now, I am a postdoctoral research fellow in the Quantum Optics Theory group at ICFO - the Institute of Photonic Sciences in Barcelona.

My up to date webpage you can find here: http://users.icfo.es/Michal.Tomza

Education:

  • 2014 - Ph.D. in Quantum Chemistry and Theoretical Physics, University of Warsaw, Poland and University of Kassel, Germany
  • 2009-2014 - International Ph.D. Studies in Quantum Chemistry and Theoretical Physics, University of Warsaw and University of Kassel
  • 2009 - M.Sc. in Quantum Chemistry (with honours), Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw, Poland
  • 2006-2010 - Inter-faculty Individual Studies in Mathematics and Natural Science (Physics + Chemistry), University of Warsaw, Poland

Research experience:

  • Postdoctoral research fellow, ICFO - The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona, Spain, since November 2014
  • Visiting scientist, JILA, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO, USA, October 2014
  • Postdoctoral research fellow, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, July-August 2014
  • Research assistant, University of Warsaw, Poland, since June 2014
  • Visiting PhD student, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, July-September 2013
  • Visiting PhD student, University of Granada, Spain, April-June 2013
  • Associate PhD student, KITP, University of California at Santa Barbara, CA, USA, March 2013
  • PhD student, University of Kassel, Germany, 2011-2014
  • PhD student, University of Warsaw, Poland, 2009-2014
  • MSc student, University of Warsaw, Poland, 2008-2010
  • Visiting scientist, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland, September-October 2008
  • Research student, Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS, Warsaw, Poland, 2007-2008

Research interests:

  • Formation, properties, interactions, dynamics and control of ultracold molecules in external fields
  • Ultracold quantum gases of atoms and molecules / Quantum control
  • Quantum dynamics and simulations with ultracold polar molecules in an optical lattice
  • Ab initio electronic structure calculations

Publications: Google Scholar

  1. M. Tomza
    Ultracold magnetically tunable interactions without radiative charge transfer losses between Ca+, Sr+, Ba+, and Yb+ ions and Cr atoms
    Phys. Rev. A 92, 062701 (2015)
  2. T. Grining, M. Tomza, M. Lesiuk, M. Przybytek, M. Musial, R. Moszynski, M. Lewenstein, P. Massignan
    Crossover between few and many fermions in a harmonic trap
    Phys. Rev. A 92, 061601(R) (2015)
  3. T. Grining, M. Tomza, M. Lesiuk, M. Przybytek, M. Musial, P. Massignan, M. Lewenstein, R. Moszynski
    Many interacting fermions in a one-dimensional harmonic trap: a quantum-chemical treatment
    New J. Phys. 17, 115001 (2015)
  4. M. Tomza
    Energetics and control of ultracold isotope-exchange reactions between heteronuclear dimers in external fields
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 063201 (2015)
  5. M. Tomza, C. P. Koch, R. Moszynski
    Cold interactions between an Yb+ ion and a Li atom: Prospects for sympathetic cooling, radiative association, and Feshbach resonances
    Phys. Rev. A 91, 042706 (2015)
  6. M. Tomza
    Ab initio properties of the ground-state polar and paramagnetic europium--alkali-metal-atom and europium--alkaline-earth-metal-atom molecules
    Phys. Rev. A 90, 022514 (2014)
  7. M. Tomza, R. Gonzalez-Ferez, C. P. Koch, R. Moszynski
    Controlling magnetic Feshbach resonances in polar open-shell molecules with non-resonant light
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 113201 (2014)
  8. M. Tomza, K. W. Madison, R. Moszynski, R. V. Krems
    Chemical reactions of ultracold alkali-metal dimers in the lowest-energy 3Sigma state
    Phys. Rev. A 88, 050701(R) (2013)
  9. M. Tomza
    Prospects for ultracold polar and magnetic chromium--closed-shell-atom molecules
    Phys. Rev. A 88, 012519 (2013)
  10. S. Amaran, R. Kosloff, M. Tomza, W. Skomorowski, F. Pawlowski, R. Moszynski, L. Rybak, L. Levin, Z. Amitay, J. M. Berglund, D. M. Reich, C. P. Koch
    Femtosecond two-photon photoassociation of hot magnesium atoms: A quantum dynamical study using thermal random phase wavefunctions
    J. Chem. Phys. 139, 164124 (2013)
  11. M. Tomza, W. Skomorowski, M. Musial, R. Gonzalez-Ferez, C. P. Koch, R. Moszynski
    Interatomic potentials, electric properties and spectroscopy of the ground and excited states of the Rb2 molecule: ab initio calculations and effect of a non-resonant field
    Mol. Phys. 111, 1781 (2013)
  12. M. Tomza, M. H. Goerz, M. Musial, R. Moszynski, C. P. Koch
    Optimized production of ultracold ground-state molecules: Stabilization employing potentials with ion-pair character and strong spin-orbit coupling
    Phys. Rev. A 86, 043424 (2012)
  13. L. Rybak, S. Amaran, L. Levin, M. Tomza, R. Moszynski, R. Kosloff, C. P. Koch, Z. Amitay
    Generating Molecular Rovibrational Coherence by Two-Photon Femtosecond Photoassociation of Thermally Hot Atoms
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 273001 (2011)
  14. L. Rybak, Z. Amitay, S. Amaran, R. Kosloff, M. Tomza, R. Moszynski, C. P. Koch
    Femtosecond coherent control of thermal photoassociation of magnesium atoms
    Faraday Discussion 153, 383 (2011)
  15. M. Tomza, F. Pawlowski, M. Jeziorska, C.P. Koch, R. Moszynski
    Formation of ultracold SrYb molecules in an optical lattice by photoassociation spectroscopy: theoretical prospects
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 13, 18893 (2011)