Tomáš Bzdušek

Tomáš Bzdušek, Dr.

Associated Senior Scientist

Phone: +41 44 63 55750

Room number: Y36 J34


For more detailed information, please visit my personal webpage.

Office hours

My daily schedule at UZH vs. PSI is somewhat irregular, but can always be checked here

Research Interests

  • Topological band theory
  • Open and periodically driven quantum systems
  • Unconventional and topological superconductivity

Short CV

2019 - present: Ambizione postdoctoral fellowship at Paul Scherrer Institute in Villigen, Switzerland. Associated senior scientist in the group of Prof. Titus Neupert at the University of Zürich.

2017 - 2019: Moore postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University, USA

2013 - 2017: Doctoral degree in the group of Prof. Manfred Sigrist, ETH Zürich, Switzerland.

2010 - 2013: Master degree in Theoretical Physics, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia

2007 - 2010: Bachelor degree in Physics, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia

Selected Publications

Electric-circuit realization of a hyperbolic drum
P.M. Lenggenhager, A. Stegmaier, L.K. Upreti, T. Hofmann, T. Helbig, A. Vollhardt, M. Greiter, C.H. Lee, S. Imhof, H. Brand, T. Kiessling, I. Boettcher, T. Neupert, R. Thomale, and T. Bzdus̆ek

From triple-point materials to multiband nodal links
P. M. Lenggenhager, X. Liu, S. S. Tsirkin, T. Neupert, and T. Bzdušek
PRB 103, L121101 (2021)

Non-Abelian Reciprocal Braiding of Weyl Nodes and its Manifestation in ZrTe
A. Bouhon, Q.S. Wu, R.-J. Slager, H. Weng, O. V. Yazyev, and T. Bzdušek
Nature Physics (2020)

Non-Abelian band topology in non-interacting metals
Q.S. Wu, A. A. Soluyanov, and T. Bzdušek
Science 365, 1273—1277 (2019)

Conversion Rules for Weyl Points and Nodal Lines in Topological Media
X.-Q. Sun, S.-C. Zhang, and T. Bzdušek
Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 106402 (2018)

Robust doubly charged nodal lines and nodal surfaces in centrosymmetric systems
T. Bzdušek and M. Sigrist
Phys. Rev. B 96, 155105 (2017)

Nodal-chain metals
T. Bzdušek, Q.S. Wu, A. Rüegg, M. Sigirst, and A. A. Soluyanov
Nature 538, 75—78 (2016)

Selected Prizes and Awards

  • Ambizione fellowship by the Swiss National Science Foundation (2019 – 2023)
  • The Silver Medal of ETH Zürich and the Dimitris N. Chorafas Prize in recognition of my doctoral thesis (both 2018)
  • Moore fellowship by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (2017 – 2019)
  • Second prize at the 17th International Mathematics Competition (2011)
  • Gold medal at the 38th International Physics Olympiad (2007)