Benedikt Tissot

Academic Curriculum Vitae


I am a theoretical physicist with a focus on quantum information, solid state physics, and non-equilibrium dynamics. Particularly, the engineered and controlled interaction between light and matter and it’s application to advance quantum technology fascinate me. Contact me per email benedikt+www@tissot.fun or on matrix @benedikt:tissot.de.



  • 2020 - present: PhD in Physics at the University of Konstanz
  • 2017 - 2019: MSc in Physics at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg and Max-Planck Institute for the Science of Light
  • 2014 - 2017: BSc in Physics at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • 2014: Abitur (A levels) at Gymnasium Eckental

Published Articles

Talks, Posters, and Conferences

Research Experience

  • 2020 - present: PhD in Physics with Guido Burkard on transition metal defects in SiC.
  • 2018 - 2019: Master thesis research with Florian Marquardt and Hugo Ribeiro on bath engineering for non-linear systems in the semi-classical domain.

Teaching Experience

  • 2022-2023: Supervision of Master Thesis (“Cavity-Assisted Entanglement Generation between Spins and Photon Pulses” by F. Omlor)
  • 2021: Supervision of Bachelor Thesis (“Spin 1/2 Defect Centers in SiC with Tetrahedral Symmetry” by F. Omlor)
  • 2020-present: Teaching assistant for different courses at the University of Konstanz on theoretical physics (e.g. Classical Mechanics, Computational Physics, (Advanced) Quantum Mechanics, and Quantum Computation)
  • 2018-2019: Teaching assistant for different courses at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität of theoretical physics (e.g. Mechanics, Statistical Mechanics, Quantum Mechanics, and Electrodynamics)


  • August 2016: Intego GmbH (building custom inspection systems), numerical simulation of a multi layer system’s heat conduction

Skills and Knowledge


  • German: Native Speaker
  • English: Full professional proficiency

Programming Languages

  • My GitHub Profile: https://github.com/benneti
  • Julia: Main language I use for my numerical and symbolic calculations in research projects
  • Python: Numerical simulations, automation, and more
  • BASH, ELISP, Nix: Automation, system configuration, and glueing it all together


  • Quantum computing and (time-domain) quantum optics
  • Open quantum systems
    • (Lindblad) Master equations
    • Time-convolutionless projection operator method
    • Input-output theory
  • Solid state physics
    • Group theory, Wigner-Eckart theorem
    • Defects in solids
  • Cavity quantum electrodynamics
  • Approximation methods:
    • Schrieffer-Wolff transform
    • Adiabadic elimination
    • High-frequency expansion
  • Concepts:
    • Raman passage
    • Coherent population trapping
    • Sweet spots or zero first-order Zeeman transitions
    • Limit cycles
    • Reservoir engineering

Author: Benedikt Tissot

Email: benedikt+www@tissot.fun

Created: 2023-11-13 Mon 08:51

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