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 Tomasz Jakubczyk
Post-doc
Email: tomasz.jakubczyk@unibas.ch
Office: 3.25a
Phone: +41 61 207 3866

  • NV centres int unable micro-cavities
  • 4-wave mixing 2D semiconductors

  • 2017- Post-Doc
    Department of Physics, University of Basel
  • 2014-2017 Post-Doc
    Néel Institute, CNRS Grenoble
  • 2014 PhD in Physics
    Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw /
    Institute of Solid State Physics, University of Bremen
  • 2009-2014 PhD student
    Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw /
    Institute of Solid State Physics, University of Bremen
  • 2009 Masters in Physics
    Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw
  • 2008 Internship
    National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
    CNRS Grenoble
  • 2004-2009 Studies of Physics
    Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw

Dr Alisa Javadi
Post-doc
Email: alisa.javadi@unibas.ch
Office: 3.25
Phone: +41 61 207 3866

  • Quantum dot phononics
  • Quantum dot cavity-QED

  • 2018- Post-doc
    Department of Physics, University of Basel
  • 2017 PhD in Physics
    University of Basel

Dr Daniel Najer
Post-doc
Email: daniel.najer@unibas.ch
Office: 3.18
Phone: +41 61 207 3764

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

  • 2019 Post-doc
    Department of Physics, University of Basel
  • 2014-2019 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

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

  • Cavity QED with diamond
  • Cavity-enhanced Raman scattering

  • 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

Matthias Löbl
PhD student
Email: matthias.loebl@unibas.ch
Office: 3.25a
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

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

Clemens Spinnler
PhD student
Email: c.spinnler@unibas.ch
Office: 3.25a
Phone: +41 61 207 3866

Optical spectroscopy of quantum dots
Quantum dot phononics

  • 2019- PhD student
    Department of Physics, University of Basel
  • 2018 Masters in Nanosciences
    University of Basel
  • 2018 Exchange Student
    Cardiff University, UK
  • 2013-2016 Bachelors Student
    University of Basel

Lukas Sponfeldner
PhD student
Email: lukas.sponfeldner@unibas.ch
Office: 3.25
Phone: +41 61 207 3866

Optical spectroscopy of 2D materials

  • 2018- PhD student
    Department of Physics, University of Basel
  • 2015-2018
    Masters in Applied and Engineering Physics
    TU Munich, Germany
  • 2012-2015 Bachelors in Engineering Science
    TU Munich, Germany

Natasha Tomm
PhD student
Email: natasha.tomm@unibas.ch
Office: 3.18
Phone: +41 61 207 3764

Quantum dots in micro-cavities

  • 2018- PhD Student
    Department of Physics, University of Basel
  • 2016 Masters Student
    University Hospital Zurich
  • 2014-2016 MSc Advanced Optical Technologies
    Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany
  • 2012-2013 Exchange Student B.Sc. Physics
    University of Leipzig, Germany
  • 2010-2014 BSc Physics
    State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil

Viktoria Yurgens
PhD student
Email: viktoria.yurgens@unibas.ch
Office: 3.18
Phone: +41 61 207 3764

  • Diamond photonics
  • Cavity-QED

  • 2019- PhD student
    Department of Physics, University of Basel
  • 2018-2019 Masters thesis
    Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland
  • 2016-2017 Exchange studies
    University of Basel
  • 2016-2019 Masters in Nanotechnology
    Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
  • 2013-2016 Bachelors in Engineering Physics
    Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

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

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