Louk Rademaker

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Université de Genève

Area of Research:

Research Interests

Electron glasses in disorderfree environments;
Spin and charge frustration;
Quantum many-body entanglement;
Far-from-equilibrium dynamics;
Unconventional superconductivity (in particular FeSe/STO and twisted bilayer graphene);
Many-body localization;
Topological insulators;
Thermoelectric applications of correlated materials;
Fundamentals of quantum mechanics.

Positions Held

  • 2014-2017 Postdoctoral Researcher, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
  • 2014 Postdoctoral researcher, Leiden University

Recent Publications

  • L. Rademaker, Z. Nussinov, L. Balents, and V. Dobrosavljevic, Suppressed Density of States in Self-Generated Coulomb Glasses, New J. Phys. 20 (2018), 043026; arXiv: 1605.01822.
  • L. Rademaker, and P. Mellado, Charge-transfer insulation in twisted bilayer graphene, arXiv: 1805.05294 (2018).
  • L. Rademaker, Quenching the Kitaev honeycomb model, arXiv: 1710.09761 (2017).


  • Invited speaker at the Gordon Research Seminar on Conductivity and Magnetism in Molecular Materials, Bryant University, Rhode Island, USA, Charge Order and Spin Liquids in Frustrated Mott Organics, 12 August 2018.
  • Invited speaker at the ICTP-SAIFR Workshop on Strong Electron Correlations in Quantum Materials: Inhomogeneities, Frustration, and Topology, São Paulo, Brazil, Charge-transfer insulation in twisted bilayer graphene, 16 August 2018.
  • Seminar at the Institut-Néel, CNRS Grenoble, France, Quenching the Kitaev model, 20 April 2018.
  • Talk at the APS March Meeting, Los Angeles, USA, Quenching the Kitaev model, 8 March 2018.
  • Seminar at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA, Quenching the Kitaev model, 22 February 2018.
  • Seminar at Trent University, Peterborough, Canada, Quantum thermalization and its breakdown, 31 January 2018.
  • Seminar at the University of Toronto, Canada, Quenching the Kitaev model, 18 October 2017.