Research and Teaching

Professor Richard J. Warburton
Group Leader
email: richard.warburton@unibas.ch
Office: 3.22
Phone: +41 61 207 3560

  • Semiconductor-based quantum optics
  • Diamond photonics
  • Superconductors for single photon detection

  • 2010- Professor
    Department of Physics, University of Basel
  • 2000-2010 Lectuer/Reader/Professor
    Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
  • 1996-1999 Assistant Professor
    Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich
  • 1993-1996 Humboldt and Marie-Curie Fellow
    Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich
  • 1990-1993 Junior Research Fellow
    Christ Church, University of Oxford
  • 1991 MA, DPhil University of Oxford
  • 1987-1991 Graduate Student
    Jesus College, University of Oxford
  • 1984-1987 BA Physics
    St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford

Dr Guillaume Froehlicher
Post-doc
Email: g.froehlicher@unibas.ch
Office: 3.25a
Phone: +41 61 207 3866

  • 2D semiconductors
  • Quantum dots in 2D semiconductors

  • 2017- Post-doc
    Department of Physics, University of Basel
  • 2016 PhD in Nanophysics
    University of Strasbourg
  • 2013-2016 PhD Student
    IPCMS, CNRS & University of Strasbourg
  • 2013 Master of Science in Nanophysics
    Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay
  • 2012 “Agrégation” in Physics
  • 2009-2013 Student in the Physics department
    Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay

Dr Immo Söllner
Post-doc
Email: immo.soellner@unibas.ch
Office: 3.25
Phone: +41 61 207 3866

  • Nano-photonics engineering of quantum dot devices
  • Nano-phononics

  • 2015- Post-doc
    Department of Physics, University of Basel
  • 2014-2015 Post-doc
    Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen
  • 2014 PhD in Quantum Physics
    Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen
  • 2011-2014 PhD student
    Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen
  • 2010 Masters in Experimental Quantum Optics
    University of Innsbruck
  • 2008-2010 Masters Student
    University of Innsbruck
  • 2008 Bachelor of Sciences, Honours Physics
    University of Waterloo
  • 2004-2008 Undergraduate Student
    University of Waterloo

Dr Ben Petrak
Post-doc
Email:  benjamin.petrak@unibas.ch
Office: 3.25a
Phone: +41 61 207 3776

  • Tunable microcavity development
  • Cavity-QED with quantum dots
  • Cavity-QED with diamond

  • 2016- Post-doc
    Department of Physics, University of Basel
  • 2016 PhD
    University of South Florida, USA
  • 2012-2016 Graduate Student
    University of South Florida, USA
  • 2008 MS in Financial Mathematics
    Florida State University, Tallahassee
  • 2006 BS in Physics
    Ohio State University, Columbus

Jan-Philipp Jahn
PhD student
Email: j.jahn@unibas.ch
Office: 3.18
Phone: +41 61 207 3764

  • Single photon source with droplet quantum dots
  • Semiconductor-cold atom quantum hybrid
  • Sputtering of superconducting thin films

  • 2014- PhD student
    Department of Physics, University of Basel

Liang Zhai
PhD student
Email: liang.zhai@unibas.ch
Office: 3.25
Phone: +41 61 207 3866

  • Single photon source with droplet quantum dots
  • Semiconductor-cold atom quantum hybrid
  • Nano-phononics

  • 2017- PhD student
    Department of Physics, University of Basel
  • 2017 Masters in Quantum Physics
    University of Copenhagen
  • 2015-2017 Masters student
    University of Copenhagen
  • 2015 Bachelors in Physics
    Nankai University
  • 2011-2015 Bachelors student
    Nankai University

Matthias Löbl
PhD student
Email: matthias.loebl@unibas.ch
Office: 3.25
Phone: +41 61 207 3866

  • Resonance fluorescence of quantum dots
  • Hole spin qubit

  • 2015- PhD student
    Department of Physics, University of Basel
  • 2015 Masters in Physics
    RWTH Aachen University
  • 2013-2015 Masters Student
    RWTH Aachen University
  • 2013 Bachelors in Physics
    RWTH Aachen University
  • 2010-2013 Undergraduate Student
    RWTH Aachen University

Daniel Najer
PhD student
Email: daniel.najer@unibas.ch
Office: 3.18
Phone: +41 61 207 3764

  • Tunable micro-cavity development
  • Cavity-QED with quantum dots

  • 2014- PhD student
    Department of Physics, University of Basel
  • 2012-2014 Masters student
    Department of Physics, University of Basel
  • 2008-2011 Bachelors student
    Department of Physics, University of Basel

Daniel Riedel
PhD student
Email: daniel.riedel@unibas.ch
Office: 3.18
Phone: +41 61 207 3764

  • Optical properties of the NV centre in diamond
  • Diamond micro-cavities

  • 2014- PhD student
    Department of Physics, University of Basel

Jonas Roch
PhD student
Email: jonasgael.roch@unibas.ch
Office: 3.25
Phone: +41 61 207 3866

  • Optical spectroscopy of 2D materials

  • 2015- PhD student
    Department of Physics, University of Basel
  • 2015 Masters in Applied Physics
    EPFL
  • 2013-2015 Masters Student
    EPFL
  • 2013 Bachelors in Physics
    EPFL
  • 2013 Exchange Student
    Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • 2011-2013 Bachelors Student
    EPFL

Sigurd Flagan
PhD student
Email: sigurd.flagan@unibas.ch
Office: 3.25
Phone: +41 61 207 3866

  • Cavity QED with diamond

  • 2016- PhD student
    Department of Physics, University of Basel
  • 2016 MPhys
    University of Manchester
  • 2012-2016 Undergraduate Student
    University of Manchester

Nadine Leisgang
PhD student
Email: nadine.leisgang@unibas.ch
Office: 3.18
Phone: +41 61 207 3764

  • Optical spectroscopy of 2D materials

  • 2017- PhD student (QCQT Fellowship),
    Department of Physics, University of Basel
  • 2017 Masters in Physics (QSIT INSPIRE Award), University of Basel
  • 2013-2017 Physics student, University of Basel

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