Zumbühl Lab Alumni & Graduates

2021

NameMajorFunctionProjectSubsequently
Timothy CamenzindPhysicsPhD thesis

Graphene and Silicon Materials for Quantum Computing
Thesis, Defense

High school teacher in Luzern
Rafael EggliPhysicsMaster thesisCharge Sensing with Silicon Quantum Dots
Thesis, Defense
PhD student in our group

2020

NameMajorFunctionProjectSubsequently
Florian FroningPhysicsPhD thesisGe/Si Core/Shell Nanowires
Thesis, Defense
Zurich Instruments
Mathieu de KruijfPhysicsMaster thesisFast Cryogenic Probing of Silicon FinFET Devices for Quantum Computing
Thesis, Defense
PhD in Eindhoven
Pascal WürschPhysicsMaster thesis

Large Quantum Dots for Microkelvin Universal Coulomb Blockade Thermometry in Semiconductors

Thesis, Defense

DECTRIS Ltd.

Luca ForrerNanoscienceMaster thesis

Quantum Transport in Templated Indium Arsenide Nanowires

Thesis, Defense

PhD in Martino Poggio's group
Orson van der MolenPhysicsProject workGeSi Spin Qubit Manipulation
Thesis, Defense
PhD in Eindhoven

 

2019

NameMajorFunctionProjectSubsequently
Simon SvabNanoscienceMaster thesisMeasurement of the g-factor anisotropy in a lateral GaAs spin qubit
Thesis, Defense
PhD in our group
Taras PatlatiukPhysicsPhD thesis

Tunneling Spectroscopy of the Quantum Hall edge states using GaAs Quantum Wires

Thesis, Defense

Postdoc in our group
Fabian MüllerPhysicsMaster thesis

Ge/Si Core-Shell nanowires

Thesis, Defense

 
Luk Yi CheungPhysicsInternshipSi Hole Quantum DotsPhD in Christian Schönenberger's Group
Qianqian ChenEngineeringMaster thesis Post doc in Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Leon CamenzindPhysicsPhD thesis

Spin and Orbits in Semiconductor Quantum Dots

Thesis, Defense

post-doc in our group
Yemliha Bilal KalyoncuPhysicsPhD thesis

Graphene Nanoribbons, microKelvin project

Thesis, Defense

Amsterdam Scientific Instruments

 

2018

NameMajorFunctionProjectSubsequently
Mirko RehmannPhysicsPhD thesis

Hydrogen Plasma Defined Graphene Edges

Thesis, Defense

Baloise
Dr. Liuqi YuPhysicsPost-docQuantum Dots in GaAsPostdoc in Maryland

 

2017

NameMajorFunctionProjectSubsequently
Pirmin WeigelePhysicsPhD thesis

Stretching and Breaking Symmetry of the Persistent Spin Helix in Quantum Transport

Thesis, Defense

Mettler-Toledo International, Inc

Mario PalmaPhysicsPhD thesis

Magnetic cooling and on-chip thermometry for nanoelectronics below 10 mK

Thesis, Defense

post-doc at  University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

2016

NameMajorFunctionProjectSubsequently
Timothy CamenzindNanoscienceMaster thesis

Towards Majorana Fermions in Graphene Nanoribbons

Thesis, Defense

Working on PhD in our group
Philip HänerNanoscienceMaster thesis

Towards the control of spin-orbit interaction in GaAs/AlGaAs quantum dots

Thesis

Working as a teacher

 

2015

NameMajorFunctionProjectSubsequently
Kamil KosmalskiNanoscienceProject work

NIS subgap steps and Dynes parameter in B-field

Thesis, Defense

Completing MSc. Uni Basel
Timothy CamenzindNanoscienceProject work

Anisotropic etching in graphite induced by a remote nitrogen plasma

Thesis, Defense

Completing MSc. Uni Basel
Dario MaradanPhysicsPhD thesis

Magnetic refrigeration for nanoelectronics on a cryogen-free platform

Thesis, Defense

post-doc at PTB, Germany
Larissa ConradPhysicsMaster thesis

Quantum Hall thermometry down to Millikelvin temperatures

Thesis, Defense

working as a teacher

 

2014

NameMajorFunctionProjectSubsequently
Dr. Mytsini LafkiotiPhysicsPost-doc

Quantum Hall experiments

 
Lucas CasparisPhysicsPhD thesis

Ultra-Low Electron Temperatures in Nanostructured Samples

ThesisDefense

post-doc at the
University of Copenhagen
Nils Bohr Institute
Marcus Lab
Daniel BiesingerPhysicsPhD thesis

Thermally Activated Charge Fluctuations in GaAs Double Quantum Dots

Thesis

 
Larissa ConradPhysicsSemester Project

Low Resistance Ohmic Contacts to a GaAs 2DEG for Ultra-Low Temperatures

Thesis

Completing MSc. in our group
Florian DettwilerNanosciencePhD thesis

Electronic Transport in Hybrid Heterostructures and Universal Control of Spin-Orbit Interaction in Quantum Wells

ThesisDefense

IT consultant center board AG
Mirko RehmannPhysics Master thesis

Fabrication and Characterization of Graphene Nanoribbons on hexagonal Boron Nitride

ThesisDefense

Working on PhD in our group
Serge WächterPhysicsMaster thesis

Electric Transport Properties of Quantum Point Contacts in a Gallium Arsenide Quantum Well

ThesisDefense

in Jura coffee machines co.

 

2013 

NameMajorFunctionProjectSubsequently
Dorothee HugNanosciencePhD thesis

Zigzag Edges in Graphene and Graphite defined with a Cold Hydrogen Plasma

Post-doc in our group
Oliver BärenboldPhysicsSemester Project

Numerical Simulation of a GaAs Quantum Dot

Thesis, Defense

Completing MSc. Uni Basel
Tai-Min LiuPhysicsPhD thesis

GaAs quantum wires and ultra-low temperature transport

Scientist at the
Department of applied
Physics at National
Pingtung University,
Taiwan
Simon ZihlmannNanoscienceMaster thesis

Hydrogen plasma etching of graphene; Towards crystallographic zigzag edges

ThesisDefense

Working on PhD,
Schönenberger group,
Basel
Christian SchellerPhysicsPhD thesis

Low Temperature Transport and Evidence for Nuclear Order in GaAs Quantum Wires

Thesis

Post-doc in our group

 

2011/12 

NameMajorFunctionProjectSubsequently
Dominikus Koelbl PhD thesis

Spins, Disorder and Interaction in GaAs and Graphene

Thesis, Defense

Sensirion
Samuel HessPhysicsSemester Project

Microkelvin Chip Carrier

Report, Presentation

Completing MSc. Uni Basel
Leon CamenzindNanoscienceMaster thesis

Quantum Transport Signatures of Electric Dipole Spin Resonance near the Persistent Spin Helix in GaAs Quantum Wells

Thesis, Defense

Working on PhD in your group
Martin BrühlmannPhysicsGraduate Student

GaAs few-electron double quantum dots

Thesis, Defense

IT, URZ Basel
Elisa HemmigPhysicsSemester project

Microwave Filters and Thermalizers

Completing studies Uni Basel
Kai Schwarzwälder PhD thesis

Towards Cooling Nanoelectronic Devices to Microkelvin Temperatures

Thesis, Defense

Simens Germany
Charulata Barge PhD thesis 

Delocalization by disorder in GaAs/AlGaAs heterostructures

Thesis

 
Leon CamenzindNanoscienceProject work

Processing and Characterization of GaAs Quantum Well Nanostructure Devices Designated for Tuning to the Persistent Spin Helix

Thesis

working on master thesis in our group

 

2010

NameMajorFunctionProjectSubsequently
Tony Clark Post-doc

Microkelvin Temperatures in Nanoscale Samples

Geophysics Stanford University
Sarah Heizmann Graduate Student

Transport and Charge Sensing Measurements on Few Electron Quantum Dots and approaching Ultra Low Electron Temperatures

Thesis

Green energy
Susanne BaumannNanoscienceExternal Masters thesis, IBM Almaden, Dr Don Eigler

Single Spin of Magnetic Atoms on Thin Insulators

Thesis, Defense

Working on PhD
IBM research,
Almaden
Heinrich/Eigler Group
Petar JurcevicNanoscienceMaster thesis

Piezo Rotator at Ultralow Temperatures for Semiconductor Nanostructures

ThesisDefense

Working on PhD
Blatt group
Innsbruck
Dario MaradanNanoscience Master thesis

Parallel Nuclear Refrigerators for Cooling Nanoscale Samples to Microkelvin Temperatures

ThesisDefense

Working on PhD in our group
Lucas CasparisNanoscienceMaster thesis

Conductance Anisotropy in Natural and HOPG Graphite

Thesis, Defense

Working on PhD in our group
Lukas GreuterNanoscienceExternal master thesis,
TU Delft
Prof. L. Vandersypen 

Towards electron shuttling in a triple quantum dot

Thesis, Defense

Working on PhD
Warburton group
Basel

  

2009

NameMajorFunctionProjectSubsequently
Raphael WagnerNanoscienceMaster thesis

G-factor, Effective Mass and Spin Susceptibility of an 2D Electron Gas

Thesis, Defense

Working on PhD
Lim group
Uni Basel
Dominic GissNanoscienceSemester project

Miniature Cryogenic Microwave Filters

Report, Defense

Completing MSc
Uni Basel
Sandro ErniNanoscienceExternal master thesis
Harvard University
Prof. C. Marcus

Development of a Low-Field Overhauser Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging System

Thesis, Defense

Working on PhD
Nelson group
ETHZ Robotics
Tobias BandiNanoscienceMaster thesis

Ultra-Low Electron Temperatures in 2D Electron Gases

ThesisDefense

Oephelbaum IT
Manag.
then: working on PhD
Shea group, EPFL
Microsystems for space
Lukas GreuterNanoscienceSemester project

Fabrication and Characterization of Ohmic Contacts

ThesisDefense

External masters thesis
Vandersypen group
TU Delft
Dorothee HugNanoscienceExternal master thesis
Vandersypen group
TU Delft

Transport Measurements on a Graphene Nanoribbon

Thesis, Defense

Working on PhD in our group
Gino GuenzburgerNanoscienceExternal semester project
Raith Dresden

Determination of Proximity-Effect-Correction parameters

Report, Presentation

Working on PhD
Meyer group
Basel
Adrian RenferNanoscienceMaster thesis

Fabrcation and Characterization of Inverted GaAs/AlGaAs Heterostructures with Embedded InAs Wetting Layer

Thesis, Defense

Working on PhD
Poulikakos group, ETHZ
Thermodynamics
 
Dario MaradanNanoscience Semester project

Design and Fabrication of a Sample Holder for sub-mK Temperatures

Report, Presentation

Completing MSc. in our group

  

 

2008

NameMajorFunctionProjectSubsequently
Gregor FesslerPhysicsSemester project

Measuring the Electron Temperature using a GaAs Quantum Dot in a Dip-Stick Dilution Refrigerator

Report

Working on PhD
Meyer group
Basel
Petar JurcevicNanoscienceSemester project

Construction and Characterization of Split Coils for a 3-axis Vector Magnet

Report, Presentation

Completing MSc
Uni Basel
Dorothee HugNanoscienceSemester project

Fabrication of Single and Bilayer Graphene Flakes

Report

External master thesis
Prof. L. Vandersypen
TU Delft
Florian DettwilerNanoscienceMaster thesis

Fabrication of Hybrid Lateral Self-Assembled Nanostructures

ThesisDefense

Working on PhD in our group
Florian SchweizerPhysics
 
Master thesis

Transport and Charge Sensing Experiments in a Few Electron Quantum Dot

ThesisDefense

AXA Winterthur
Tobias BandiNanoscienceSemester project

Construction of a silver nanoparticle sintering press and a BET-system to measure specific surface areas

Report, Presentation

Master thesis in our group  

 

Previous Years

NameMajorFunctionProjectSubsequently
Sandro ErniNanoscienceSemester project

Few-Electron Quantum Dot in a Fast Turnaround Dilution Refrigerator

Report

External master thesis
Prof. C. Marcus
Harvard University
Florian SchweizerPhysicsSemester project

4K Dip-Stick and DAC for measurements at low temperatures

Report

Master thesis in our group
Florian DettwilerNanoscienceSemester project

Setup and Sample Holder Design of a Dip-Stick Dilution Refigerator

Report

Master thesis in our group