Mr. Tzortzakakis Andreas
Ph.D. student


  • 2021- PhD Student, IESL, FORTH and National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • 2019-2021: M.Sc. Photonics-Nanoelectronics, University of Crete
  • 2015-2019: B.Sc. Physics, University of Crete


  • Ultracold atoms
  • Disordered systems
  • Quantum and classical open systems


  • 2021: Manasaki Award for excellent perfomance as a master’s student
  • 2019: 1st in class (of 174), B.Sc. Physics degree UOC
  • 2015: One of the five members of the Greek team for the International Physics Olympiad (IPhO)
  • 2015: 3rd place in the National Chemistry Olympiad
  • 2015: Entered 1st in the Physics Department of the UOC (highest grade in National University Entrance Examinations)
  • 2015: Karidis award for excellent performance in National University Entrance Examinations
  • 2011-2013: Hellenic Mathematical Society: awards for succeeding in the competitions Thales and Euclid
Microscopic dynamics and an effective Landau-Zener transition in the quasiadiabatic preparation of spatially ordered states of Rydberg excitations
AF Tzortzakakis, D Petrosyan, M Fleischhauer, K Mølmer
Physical Review A, Volume:106, Page:063302, Year:2022,
Topological edge-states of the PT-symmetric Su-Schrieffer-Heeger model: An effective two-state description
AF Tzortzakakis, A Katsaris, NE Palaiodimopoulos, PA Kalozoumis, G Theocharis, FK Diakonos, D Petrosyan
Physical Review A, Volume:106, Page:023513, Year:2022,
Ultralong temporal coherence in optically trapped exciton-polariton condensates
K Orfanakis, AF Tzortzakakis, D Petrosyan, PG Savvidis, H Ohadi
Physical Review B, Volume:103, Page:235313, Year:2021,
Shape-preserving beam transmission through non-Hermitian disordered lattices
AF Tzortzakakis, KG Makris, S Rotter, EN Economou
Physical Review A, Volume:102, Page:033504, Year:2020,
Transport and spectral features in non-Hermitian open systems
AF Tzortzakakis, KG Makris, A Szameit, EN Economou
Physical Review Research, Volume:3, Page:013208, Year:2021,
Non-Hermitian disorder in two-dimensional optical lattices
AF Tzortzakakis, KG Makris, EN Economou
Physical Review B, Volume:101, Page:014202, Year:2020,