Amit Ribak

  • PostDoc


Condensed Matter Department,
Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter, CFEL
Bldg. 99, Rm. 02.049
Luruper Chaussee 149
22761 Hamburg, Germany

Phone: +49-(0)40-8998-88102

Short bio

Amit received a dual BS in Physics and Materials engineering in 2012, a MS in Physics in 2014 and PhD in Physics in 2018, all from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.

During his MS and PhD in the group of Prof. Kanigel, Amit used Angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy (ARPES) to study the exotic electronic properties of low dimensional materials such as topological insulators, topological superconductors and  transition-metal dichalcogendies.

In addition to ARPES, he performed transport and magnetization measurements, as well as muon-spin relaxation (muSR) experiments.

Amit joined Andrea’s group as a postdoc in March 2019. He is interested in investigating light-induced superconductivity using ultrafast techniques in the presence of external magnetic fields.


Research interests

  • Strongly-correlated electron systems
  • Low dimensional materials
  • Superconductivity

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