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 Mathieu Munsch
Post-doc
Email: mathieu.munsch@unibas.ch
Office: 3.25b
Phone: +41 61 207 3866

  • Droplet quantum dots
  • Quantum dot nuclear magnetic resonance
  • Opto-mechanics
  • Photonic trumpet

  • 2012- Post-doc
    Department of Physics, University of Basel
  • 2010-2012 Post-doc
    INAC, CEA Grenoble
  • 2007-2010 PhD Student
    Institut Néel, Grenoble
  • 2006 Masters in Nanoscience
    Josef-Fourier University, Grenoble
  • 2003-2006 Undergraduate Student
    INP Grenoble

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: 3.25b
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

Timo Kaldewey
PhD student
Email: timo.kaldewey@unibas.ch
Office: 3.25
Phone: +41 61 207 3764

  • Ultrafast lasers: pulse shaper design
  • Ultrafast quantum dot quantum state manipulation
  • Imaging

  • 2012- PhD student
    Department of Physics, University of Basel
  • 2012 Diploma in Physics
    Walter Schottky Institute
    Technical University Munich
  • 2007-2012 Diploma Student
    Department of Physics
    Technical University Munich

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: 3.25
Phone: +41 61 207 3866

  • 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
Masters student
Email: nadine.leisgang@unibas.ch
Office: 3.18
Phone: +41 61 207 3764

  • Optical spectroscopy of 2D materials

  • 2013- Physics student, University of Basel

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