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The 'QSIT Lunch Seminar' takes place every first Thursday of a month at 12:00 in the room HPF G6, ETH Zurich, Hönggerberg. There will be two talks of 30 minutes duration jointly presented by two collaborators from different research groups. At 13:00 free pizza / lasgna is offered to the participants (you have to register).

If you have suggestions on topics or speakers, or would like to present recent results of your research, please send your information to   or .

Upcoming dates:
May 4, rescheduled to May 11 because of the "Quantum Day" in Bern
June 1, rescheduled to June 8 because of the D-Phys day.

July 6, Aug. 3, Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Nov. 2, Dec. 7.

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2017

May 11, 2017

Internal Temperature of Levitated Nano-Particles
Erik Hebestreit – Photonics Laboratory (Novotny group), ETH Zurich

Spin-coherent dot—cavity electronics
Michael Ferguson – Electronic and photonic quantum engineered systems (Zilberberg group), ETH Zurich

abstracts

April 6, 2017

Electrostatically induced quantum point contact in bilayer graphene
Hiske Overweg - Nanophysics group (Ensslin group), ETH Zurich

Electrically tunable artificial gauge potential for polaritons
Hyang-Tag Lim - Quantum Photonics group (Imamoglu group), ETH Zurich

abstracts

March 2, 2017

Ultrastrong coupling physics with metamaterials on sGe 2D hole gases: towards Dicke physics
Janine Keller - Quantum Optoelectronics Group (Faist group), ETH Zurich

Scattering mechanisms of highest-mobility InAs/AlxGa1−xSb quantum wells
Thomas Tschirky - Advanced Semiconductor Quantum Marerials (Wescheider group), ETH Zurich

abstracts

February 2, 2017
no Lunch Seminar  -> QSIT General Meeting in Arosa  

2016

December 2, 2016

Site Visit in Basel  

November 3, 2016

Supersolid formation in a quantum gas breaking continuous translational symmetry
Julian Léonard  - Quantum Optics (Esslinger group), ETH Zurich

Cavity dispersive shift induced by Rydberg atoms
Sebastien Garcia - Quantum Device Lab (Wallraff group), ETH Zurich

abstracts

Oktober 6, 2016

Neural-Network Quantum States: Teaching Quantum Mechanics to an Artificial Intelligence
Giuseppe Carleo  - Institute for Theoretical Physics, ETH Zurich

Trapping Ions in an optical lattice for quantum simulation
Matthew Grau - Trapped Ion Quantum Information  Group, ETH Zurich

abstracts

September 1, 2016

Rydberg-atom macrodimers and aggregates
Heiner Sassmannshausen -
Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy, ETH Zurich

A two-qubit quantum heat engine assited by a quantum Maxwell demon.
Andrey Lebedev -
Quantum Condensed and Coherent Systems, ETH Zurich

abstracts

August 4, 2016

Summer break

July 7, 2016

Imaging transport of neutral atoms using a scanning gate microscope
Samuel Häusler - Quantum Optics Group, ETH Zurich
     
Optical control of a levitated nanoparticle
Vijay Jain - Photonics Laboratory, ETH Zurich

abstracts

June 2, 2016

Nonlocal Polarization Feedback in a Fractional Quantum Hall Ferromagnet
Szymon Hennel -  Nanophysics Grroup, ETH Zurich

Optimized Circuits for Transmon Dispersive Readout
Theo Walter - Quantum Device Lab, ETH Zurich

abstracts

May 12, 2016

A switchable source for extremely high magnetic field gradients
Alexander Eichler - Spin Physics and Imaging - Degen Lab, ETH Zurich
     
Practical, Reliable Error Bars in Quantum Tomography
Philippe Faist - Quantum Information Theory, ETH Zurich

abstracts

April 14, 2016

Disorder effects in InAs/GaSb topological insulator candidates
Camille Ndebeka-Bandou
- Optoelectronics Group, ETH Zurich

Charge Transport in Semiconductor Nanocrystal Solids
Nuri Yazdani
- Laboratory for Nanoelectronics, ETH Zurich

abstract

March 3, 2016

Mapping an electron wave function by a local electron scattering probe
Christian Reichl - Advanced Semiconductor Quantum Materials, ETH Zurich
     
Fermi polaron-polaritons in MoSe
Meinrad Sidler - Quantum Photonics Group, ETH Zurich

abstract

February 4, 2016
no Lunch Seminar  -> QSIT General Meeting in Arosa  

2015

December 3, 2015

Quantum inspired annealing
Guglielmo Mazzola - Computational Physics, ETH Zurich

A nanoscopic light source based on antenna-coupled h-BN tunnel junctions
Markus Parzefall -  Photonics Laboratory, ETH Zurich

abstracts

November 5, 2015

Quantum phases emerging from competing short- and long-range interactions in an optical lattice
Renate Landig - Quantum Optics Group, ETH Zurich

Microwave emission from hybridized charge states in a semiconductor charge qubit
Anna Stockklauser - Quantum Device Lab, ETH Zurich

abstracts

October 1, 2015    

Resonant and inelastic Andreev tunneling observed on a carbon nanotube quantum dot
Jörg Gramich -  Nanoelectronics group, University of Basel   

Incompressible polaritons in a flat band
Matteo Biondi - Quantum Condensed and Coherent Systems group, ETH Zurich

abstracts

September 3, 2015

Strong interface induced spin-orbit coupling in graphene-on-WS2 heterostructure
Zhe Wang - Quantum Electronics Group, University of Geneva

On the trace of spin-pairs in single and double quantum dots
Andrea Hofmann - Nanophysics group, ETH Zurich

abstracts

August 6, 2015

Summer break

July 2, 2015

Impedance and noise measurements of clean CNT quantum dots using GHz superconducting matching circuits

Vishal Ranjan - Nanoelectronics group, University of Basel

Generation of heralded entanglement between distant quantum dot hole spins
Zhe Sun - Quantum Photonics Group, ETH Zurich

abstracts

June 4, 2015

Stabilized Skyrmion Phase Detected in MnSi Nanowires by Dynamic Cantilever Magnetometry
Andrea Mehlin - Poggio Lab, University of Basel

Fast coherent state generation through bang-bang control of a trapped ion
Florian Leupold -  Trapped Ion Quantum Information, ETH Zurich

abstracts

May 7, 2015

Please join the QSIT Lecture and the QSIT Colloquium by
Eugene Demler - Harvard University & ITP ETH Zurich

April 2, 2015

Heralded Phonon Entanglement on a Photonic Crystal Architecture
Hugo Flayac - Institute of Theoretical Physics, EPF Lausanne

Digital quantum simulation of spin models with circuit quantum electrodynamics
Yves Salathé - Quantum Device Lab, ETH Zürich

abstracts

March 5, 2015

A topological insulator on demand
Sina Zeytinoglu - ITP and IQE, ETH Zurich

abstract

January 8, 2015

No Lunch Seminar - QSIT General Meeting 2015

2014

December 4, 2014

Witnessing genuine multipartite optical-path entanglement
Valentina Caprara Vivoli, GAP Quantique, Université de Genève

Direct characterization of a squeezed oscillator state and squeezed cat state production with trapped ions
Hsiang-yu Lo, Trapped Ion Quantum Information, ETH Zurich

abstracts

November 6, 2014

No Lunch Seminar this month.

October 2, 2014

Measurement and control of a mechanical oscillator at its thermal decoherence rate
Dalziel J. Wilson, Laboratoire de Photonique et de Mesure Quantique (LPQM), EPF Lausanne

Diamond based nanoscale nuclear magnetic resonance
Michael Loretz, Spin Physics and Imaging - Christian Degen's Lab, ETH Zurich

abstracts

September 4, 2014

Characterization and manipulation of frequency entangled qudits
Bänz Bessire, Institute of Applied Physics, University of Bern

Experimental realization of the topological Haldane model
Remi Desbuquois, Quantum Optics Group, ETH Zurich

abstracts

August 7, 2014

        Summer break

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July 3, 2014

Strain Coupling of a Nitrogen-Vacancy Center Spin to a Diamond Mechanical Oscillator
Arne Barfuss, Quantum Sensing Lab, University of Basel

Single Photon Emitters in Monolayer WSe2
Meinrad Sidler, Quantum Photonics Group, ETH Zurich

abstracts

June 5, 2014

Boundary between the Thermal and Statistical Polarization Regimes in a Nanometer-scale Spin Ensemble
Benedikt Herzog, Spin, Quantum Electronics, Nanomechanics - Poggio Lab, University of Basel

Entropies in thermodynamics and information theory: a new approach
Lea Krämer, Quantum Information Theory, ITP, ETH Zurich

abstracts

*** Wednesday ***
May 7, 2014

Hybrid Microwave Cavity Heat Engine
Björn Sothmann, Département de Physique Théorique, Université de Genève

Transport in quantum dash cascade laser structures
Gian Lorenzo Paravicini-Bagliani, Optoelectronics group, ETH Zurich

abstracts

April 3, 2014

Atomic scale contacts to holes in SiGe quantum dots
Sigrun Koester, IBM Research - Zurich

Quantum limited amplification and entanglement of microwave fields with coupled nonlinear cavities
Christopher Eichler, Quantum Device Lab, ETH Zurich

abstracts

March 6, 2014

Quantum interferometry with cold atoms on a chip
Baptiste Allard, Department of Physics, University of Basel

Sequential quantum-enhanced measurement with an atomic ensemble
Andrey Lebedev, Institute for Theoretical Physics, ETH Zurich

abstracts

January 23, 2014

Nonlocality, W-states and quantum asymmetry
Gilles Puetz, GAP-Quantique, University GE
Tomer Barnea, GAP-Quantique, University GE

Locally induced Aharonov-Bohm effect in scanning gate experiments
Aleksey Kotzikov, Nanophysics Group, ETH Zurich

abstracts

2013

December 5, 2013

No Lunch Seminar this month.

November 7, 2013

Universal transport properties of graphene on substrate
Nuno Couto Guimarães, Quantm Electronics group, Université de Genève

Using electrons to excite optical atennas
Palash Bharadwaj, Photonics Laboratory, ETH Zurich

abstracts

October 3, 2013

Manipulation of the nuclear spin ensemble in a quantum dot with chirped magnetic resonance pulses
Mathieu Munsch, Nano-Photonics Group, University of Basel

Experimental realization of non-abelian geometric gates with a superconducting three-level system
Abdufarrukh Abdumalikov, Quantum Device Lab, ETH Zurich

abstracts

September 5, 2013

Sympathetic cooling of a micromechanical membrane by coupling to ultracold atoms
Tobias Kampschulte, Quantum atom optics lab, University of Basel

Ultracold Rydberg atoms: from atomic hyperfine-structure to many-body interactions
Johannes Deiglmayr, Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy, ETH Zurich

abstracts

August 2013

        Summer break

July 4, 2013

Non-local excitations of Andreev bound states
Jens Schindele, Nanoelectronics Group, University of Basel

Quantum Teleportation from a Propagating Photon to a Solid-State Spin Qubit
Weibo Gao, Quantum Photonics Group, IQE, ETH Zurich

abstracts

June 6, 2013

Engineered nano(hetero)structures for solar energy conversion
Esther Alarcón-Lladó, Laboratory of Semiconductor Materials, EPF Lausanne

Hong-Ou-Mandel Experiments with Microwaves: Correlations, Indistinguishability and Entanglement
Christian Lang, Quantum Device Lab, ETH Zurich

abstracts

May 2, 2013

Harnessing nuclear spin polarization fluctuations in a semiconductor nanowire
Phani Peddibhotla, Department of Physics, University of Basel

Topological charge pumping of cold atoms
Lei Wang, Institute for Theoretical Physics, ETH Zurich

abstracts

April 4, 2013

Realization of a photonic micro-macro entangled state
Natalia Bruno, Group of Applied Physics, University of Geneva

Entanglement Polytopes: Multi-Particle Entanglement from Single-Particle Information
Michael Walter, Institute for Theoretical Physics, ETH Zurich

abstracts

March 7, 2013

Intrinsic Charge Fluctuations in a few electron GaAs double quantum dot
Daniel Biesinger, Quantum Coherence Lab, University of Basel

A microfabricated segmented linear Paul trap for precision control of mixed-species ion chains
Daniel Kienzler, Trapped Ion Quantum Information Group, ETH Zurich

abstracts

February 7, 2013

No Lunch Seminar this month.

January 10, 2013

Graphene Triple Dots
Dominik Bischoff, Nanophysics Group, ETHZ

Realizing a Deterministic Teleportation Protocol in Superconducting Circuits
Lars Steffen, Quantum Device Lab, ETHZ

abstracts

2012

December 6, 2012

Exorcising the Maxwell Demon: Understanding the Interplay Between Work and Entropy in Quantum Systems
Phillippe Faist, Institute for Theoretical Physics, ETH Zurich

Electron Waiting Times in Mesoscopic Transport
Christian Flindt, Département de Physique Théorique, Université de Genève

abstracts

November 1, 2012

Coupling of graphene to a THz-metasurface
Federico Valmorra, Quantum Optoelectronics Group, ETH Zurich

Observing the Drop of Resistance in the Flow of a Superfluid Fermi Gas
David Stadler, Quantum Optics Group, ETH Zurich

abstracts

October 4, 2012

Feedback cooling of cantilever motion using a quantum point contact transducer
Michele Montinaro, Poggio Lab - Spin, Quantum Electronics, Nanomechanics, University of Basel

Origins of low quantum efficiencies in quantum dot LEDs
Deniz Bozyigit, Laboratory for Nanoelectronics, ETH Zurich

abstracts

September 6, 2012

Magnetic states of individual ferromagnetic nanotube probed by anisotropic magnetoresistance
Daniel Rüffer, Laboratory of Semiconductor Materials, EPFL 

Ultra-High Quality Factor Single-Crystal Diamond Nanoresonator
Ye Tao, Spin Physics and Imaging - Degen Lab, ETHZ

abstracts

August 2, 2012

        Sommer break
Please visit the ICPS 2012 in Zurich

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July 5, 2012

Observation of entanglement between a quantum dot spin and a single photon
Weibo Gao, Quantum Photonics Group, IQE, ETH Zurich

Quantum Hall effect with superconducting electrodes
Peter Rickhaus, Nanoelectronics Group, University of Basel

abstracts

June 7, 2012

Observing the 5/2 Fractional Quantum Hall State – The Growth Side
Christian Reichl, Advanced Semiconductor Quantum Materials Group, ETH Zurich

Probing charge noise in a semiconductor with laser spectroscopy on a quantum dot
Julien Houel, Nano-photonics group, University of Basel

abstracts

May 3, 2012

Coexistence of Coulomb blockades and the quantum Hall effect in high-quality suspended graphene nanoribbon
Dong-Keun Ki, DPMC and GAP, University of Geneva

Statics and dynamics of ultracold fermionic gases in harmonic traps with density functional theory
Ilia Zintchenko, Institute for Theoretical Physics, ETH Zurich

abstracts

April 5, 2012

A hybrid on-chip optonanomechanical transducer for ultra-sensitive force measurements
Emanuel Gavartin, Laboratory of Photonics and Quantum Measurements, EPFL

Multi-qubit gates in Circuit –QED
Arkady Fedorov, Quantum Device Lab, ETH Zurich

abstracts

March 1, 2012

Integration of quantum dots with microwave circuits
Tobias Frey, Quantum Device Lab and Nanophysics Group, ETH Zurich

Cryogenic voltage switches for ultra-fast ion-trap applications
Joseba Alonso Otamandi, Trapped Ion Quantum Information Group, ETH Zurich

abstracts

February 1, 2012

Please refer to the General Meeting in Arosa

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2011

December 1, 2011

Carbon nanotubes in electric and magnetic fields
Jelena Klinovaja, Condensed Matter Theory and Quantum Computing Group, University of Basel

Site-controlled QDs for nanophotonics
Arun Mohan, Quantum Optoelectronics Group, ETH Zurich

abstracts

November 3, 2011

From Coulomb to photon blockade (and back)
Sebastian Schmidt, Institute for Theoretical Physics, ETH Zurich

Observation of Resonant Photon Blockade at Microwave Frequencies using Correlation Function Measurements
Christian Lang, Quantum Device Lab, Lab. for Solid State Physics, ETH Zurich

abstracts

October 6, 2011

Ultrafast all-optical switching by single photons in quantum dot cavity QED
Andreas Reinhard, Quantum Photonics Group, IQE, ETH Zurich

Nonlinear Optomechanics in the single-photon regime
Andreas Nunnenkamp, Condensed Matter Theory Group, University of Basel

abstracts

September 1, 2011

The thermodynamic meaning of negative entropy
Johan Aarberg, Institute for Theoretical Physics, ETH Zurich

Low-Temperature Nuclear Spin Relaxation in an All-Electrical Lateral Spin Transport Device
Dominikus Kölbl, Quantum Coherence Lab, University of Basel

abstracts

August 4, 2011

        Summer break

July 7, 2011

Criticality with trapped cold atoms
Lode Pollet, Institute for Theoretical Physics, ETH Zurich

Quantum-state controlled ultracold molecular ions and their applications
Xin Tong, Quantum Coherence Lab, University of Basel

abstracts

June 9, 2011

Cotunneling and one-dimensional localization in graphene nanoribbons
Susanne Dröscher, Nanophysics Group, ETH Zurich

Optomechancially Induced Transparency
Stefan Weis, Laboratory of Photonics and Quantum Measurements, EPF Lausanne

abstracts

May 5, 2011

Symmetry breaking and fluctuations at the Dicke quantum phase transition
Rafael Mottl, Quantum Optics Group, ETH Zurich

Quantum storage of photonic entanglement in a crystal
Félix Bussières, Group of Applied Physics - Optique, Université de Genève

abstracts

April 7, 2011

Interferometric Measurement of Local Spin-Fluctuations in a Quantum Gas
Jakob Meineke, Quantum Optics Group, ETH Zurich

Spin-Squeezing a Bose-Einstein Condensate on an Atom Chip
Roman Schmied, Quantum Atom Optics Lab, University of Basel

abstracts

March 3, 2011

Multistage Zeeman Deceleration of Metastable Neon
Michael Motsch, Laboratory of Physical Chemistry, ETH Zurich

Ferromagnetic contacts for carbon nanotube spintronic devices
Hagen Aurich, Nanoelectronics Group, University of Basel

abstracts

February 3, 2011

Strong coupling regime in parabolic semiconductor quantum wells
Markus Geiser, Quantum Optoelectronics Group, ETH Zurich

Dynamical resurrection of the visibility in a Mach-Zehnder interferometer
Andrey Lebedev, Institute for Theoretical Physics, ETH Zurich

abstracts

 
 
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