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

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

  • NV centres in tunable micro-cavities
  • Coherent non-linear spectroscopy of 2D semiconductors and quantum dots

  • starting September 2020 “Adiunkt” (Lecturer/Associate Professor)
    Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw, Poland
  • 2017-present Post-Doc (Marie-Curie Fellow)
    Department of Physics, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2014-2017 Post-Doc
    Néel Institute, CNRS Grenoble, France
  • 2009-2014 Ph.D. Physics
    Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw, Poland +
    Institute of Solid State Physics, University of Bremen, Germany
  • 2008 Internship
    National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, CNRS Grenoble, France
  • 2004-2009 M.Sc. Physics
    Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw, Poland

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-present Post-doc
    Department of Physics, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2015 Ph.D. Physics
    Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark

Dr Matthias C. Löbl
Post-Doc
Email: matthias.loebl@unibas.ch
Office: 3.25
Phone: +41 61 207 3866

  • Optical spectroscopy of quantum dots
  • Quantum optics
  • Hole spin qubit

  • 2020-present Postdoc
    Department of Physics, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2015-2020 Ph.D. Physics
    University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2013-2015 M.Sc. Physics
    RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • 2010-2013 B.Sc. Physics
    RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Dr Yannik Laurent Fontana
Post-Doc
Email: yanniklaurent.fontana@unibas.ch
Office: 3.25a
Phone: +41 61 207 3866

  • Spin Qubit in a microcavity
  • Quantum defects in diamond

  • 2020-present Postdoc
    Department of Physics, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2019-2020 PostDoc
    Quantum Physics and Information Technology group, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark
  • 2015-2019 PostDoc (SNSF Fellow)
    Childress Group, McGill University, Canada
  • 2011-2015 Ph.D. Physics
    EPF Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 2010-2011 M.Sc. Materials Science (Biomaterials & Materials for electrical and electronically engineering
    Specialization in Biomaterials & Materials for Electrical and Electronic Engineering, EPF Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 2008-2010 B.Sc. Material Science & Engineering
    EPF Lausanne, Switzerland

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

  • Cavity QED with diamond
  • Cavity-enhanced Raman scattering

  • 2016-present PhD student
    Physics Department, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2012-2016 M. Physics
    University of Manchester, UK

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

  • Optical spectroscopy of 2D materials

  • 2017-present PhD student (QCQT Fellowship)
    Department of Physics, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2015-2017 M.Sc. Physics (QSIT INSPIRE Award)
    University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2012-2015 B.Sc. Physics
    University of Basel, Switzerland

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-present PhD student
    Department of Physics, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2015-2017 M.Sc. Quantum Physics
    University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2011-2015 B.Sc. Physics
    Nankai University, China

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

  • Quantum dots in micro-cavities
  • Cavity-QED

  • 2018-present PhD Student
    Department of Physics, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2016 Masters thesis
    Biomedical Optics Research Lab (BORL), University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2016 Internship
    Leica Microsystems, Wetzlar, Germany
  • 2016 Internship
    Bruker AXS GmbH, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • 2014-2016 M.Sc. (hons) Advanced Optical Technologies (Elite Netzwerk von Bayern Scholarship)
    Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany
  • 2012-2013 Exchange Student (Science without Borders Scholarship)
    University of Leipzig, Germany
  • 2010-2014 B.Sc. Physics
    State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil

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

  • Optical spectroscopy of 2D materials

  • 2018-present PhD student
    Department of Physics, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2015-2018 M.Sc. Applied and Engineering Physics
    TU Munich, Germany
  • 2012-2015 B.Sc. Engineering Science
    TU Munich, Germany

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-present PhD student
    Department of Physics, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2016-2018 M.Sc. Nanosciences
    University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2018 Masters thesis
    Cardiff University, UK
  • 2017 Semester Project
    ETH Zürich, Switzerland
  • 2013-2016 B.Sc. Nanoscience
    University of Basel, Switzerland

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

  • Diamond photonics
  • Cavity-QED

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

Simon Geyer
PhD student
Email: simon.geyer@unibas.ch
Office: 3.25
Phone: +41 61 207 3866

  • Spin Qubits in silicon FinFETs

  • 2019-present PhD student
    Department of Physics, University of Basel
  • 2018-2019 M.Sc. Physics
    University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2017 Exchange Student
    Lund University, Sweden
  • 2014-2017 B.Sc. Physics
    University of Basel, Switzerland

Nadia Olympia Antoniadis
PhD student
Email: nadia.antoniadis@unibas.ch
Office: 3.25a
Phone: +41 61 207 3866

  • Quantum dots in micro-cavities
  • Hole spin Qubit

  • 2020-present PhD student
    Department of Physics, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2018-2020 M.Sc. Physics
    University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2015-2018 B.Sc. Nanoscience
    University of Basel, Switzerland

Giang Nam Ba Nguyen
PhD student
Email: giang.nguyen@unibas.ch
Office: 3.18
Phone: +41 61 207 3764

  • Semiconductor Quantum Dots
  • Optomechanics

  • 2020-present PhD student
    Department of Physics, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2017-2019 M.Sc. Physics
    Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
  • 2016 Internship
    MIRTHE, Princeton University, USA
  • 2014-2017 B.Sc. Physics
    Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany

Rafael Eggli
Master student
Email: rafael.eggli@unibas.ch
Office: 3.18
Phone: +41 61 207 3764

  • Spin Qubits in silicon FinFETs

  • 2019-present Masters Student
    Department of Physics, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2016-2019 B.Sc. Nanoscience
    University of Basel, Switzerland

Mathieu de Kruijf
Master student
Email: mathieu.dekruijf@unibas.ch
Office: 1.24
Phone: +41 61 207 3912

  • Spin Qubits in silicon FinFETs

  • 2020-present Masters thesis
    Department of Physics, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2019 Internship
    Quantum Confinement in 2D materials, University of Minnesota, USA
  • 2018-2020 M.Sc. Applied Physics (Nano, quantum and photonics)
    Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
  • 2014-2018 B.Sc. Applied Physics
    Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

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