Team

Group hike to Niesen 2020

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 Andreas V. Kuhlmann
Post-doc
Email: andreas.kuhlmann@unibas.ch
Office: 3.18
Phone: +41 61 207 3764

  • Spin Qubits in silicon FinFETs

  • Georg H. Endress Postdoc Fellow
  • PhD University of Basel

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

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

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

Andrea Corazza
PhD student
Email: andrea.corazza@unibas.ch
Office: 3.05
Phone: +41 61 207 3764

  • Solid-state Spin Qubits in a microcavity
  • Diamond quantum photonics

  • 2021-present PhD Student
    Department of Physics, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2017-2020 M.Sc. Materials Science
    University of Padova, Italy
  • 2018-2019 Erasmus Student in Physics
    Aarhus University, Denmark
  • 2017-2020 B.Sc. Materials Science
    University of Padova, Italy

Marcel Erbe
PhD student
Email: marcel.erbe@unibas.ch
Office: 3.05
Phone: +41 61 207 3912

  • Superconducting Nanowire Single Photon Detectors (SNSPDs)
  • GaAs-based photonic circuits

  • 2021-present PhD student
    Department of Physics, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2017-2020 M.Sc. Physics
    University of Constance, Germany
  • 2014-2017 B.Sc. Physics
    University of Constance, Germany

Alumni

Postdocs

Tomasz A. Jakubczyk
Benjamin Petrak
Immo Söllner
Guillaume Froehlicher
Sebastian Starosielec
Mathieu Munsch
Arne Ludwig

PhDs

Jonas G. Roch
Daniel Najer
Jan-Philipp Jahn
Daniel Riedel
Timo Kaldewey
Lukas Greuter
Jonathan H. Prechtel
Gunter Wüst

Team