Team Members

Principal Investigator
Andreas Wallraff
Andreas Wallraff

Since January 2012 Andreas Wallraff is a Full Professor for Solid State Physics in the Department of Physics at ETH Zurich. He joined the department in January 2006 as a Tenure Track Assistant Professor and was promoted to Associate Professor in January 2010. Previously, he has obtained degrees in physics from Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, U.K., Rheinisch Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) Aachen, Germany and did research towards his Masters degree at the Research Center Jülich, Germany. Read more

+41 44 63 37563
andreas.wallraff@phys.ethz.ch
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qudev.phys.ethz.ch
Senior Scientist
Christopher Eichler
Christopher Eichler

Christopher Eichler is a Senior Scientist at the Physics Department of ETH. After obtaining Diploma degrees in Physics and Music, he completed a PhD thesis in the Quantum device lab in 2013 for which he was awarded an ETH Medal. In 2014 he moved on to Princeton University where he was a Dicke postdoctoral fellow until rejoining the Quantum device lab in summer 2016.

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+41 44 63 37124
christopher.eichler@phys.ethz.ch
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Postdocs
Christian Kraglund Andersen
Christian Kraglund Andersen

Christian joined the group as a PostDoc in October 2016. His research focus is quantum optics and information with superconducting devices in a joint position with Universite de Sherbrooke in the group of Prof. Alexandre Blais. Christian obtained his PhD at Aarhus University, Denmark, where he studied the theory and design of quantum devices with superconducting circuits.

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+41 44 63 30417
christian.andersen@phys.ethz.ch
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Sébastien Garcia
Sébastien Garcia

Sébastien joined our group in December 2015. His research focus on the coupling of Rydberg atoms and superconducting qubits in microwave cavities. He previously worked on the development of fiber interfaces between single atoms and single optical photons during his PhD at Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, Ecole Normale Supérieure, in Paris, France

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+41 44 63 33397
sebastien.garcia@phys.ethz.ch
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Simone Gasparinetti
Simone Gasparinetti

joined our group in July 2014. His research at the Quantum Device Lab focuses on quantum geometric phases and interactions between artificial atoms and microwave photons. Simone has previously worked on Cooper-pair pumping, dissipation in driven quantum systems and electron thermometry in metallic and semiconducting nanostructures. He obtained his PhD degree at Aalto University, Finland and his MSc degree at University of Pisa and Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy.

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+41 44 63 32292
simone.gasparinetti@phys.ethz.ch
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Sebastian Krinner
Sebastian Krinner

Sebastian joined our group in January 2016. His research focuses on digital and analog quantum simulation. Previously, during his PhD in Tilmann Esslinger's group at ETH, he worked on quantum transport of ultracold atoms and quantum simulation of devices. For this work, he was awarded an ETH medal and the Chorafas prize 2015. He studied at University of Regensburg and University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, and spent one year as a research assistant in Laboratoire Kastler Brossel at ENS Paris.

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+41 44 63 33116
sebastian.krinner@phys.ethz.ch
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Anton Potočnik
Anton Potočnik

joined our group as a PostDoc in July 2014. His research focuses on quantum simulations and the development of quantum limited parametric amplifiers. Previously, Anton studied strongly correlated materials and exotic superconductors with magnetic resonance techniques at “Jozef Stefan” Institute in Slovenia. He obtained his PhD degree from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.

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+41 44 63 37134
anton.potocnik@phys.ethz.ch
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Pasquale Scarlino
Pasquale Scarlino

Pasquale joined our group as a PostDoc in March 2016. He obtained his PhD degree from the Spin Qubit Group of Prof. Lieven Vandersypen at the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience,TU Delft in February 2016. During his PhD he was leading the Si/SiGe spin qubits project, collaborating with the Eriksson Group at Wisconsin University.

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+41 44 63 39101
pasquale.scarlino@phys.ethz.ch
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David van Woerkom
David van Woerkom

David joined the Quantum Device Lab in January 2017. He is part of the hybrid team, where he will couple charge and spin qubits in semiconductor nanowires to a high impedance resonator. The resonator will function as a quantum bus to entangle charges and spins over long distances (mm's). This is an important requirement to scale up these qubits towards a useful quantum processor. David did his PhD with Leo Kouwenhoven at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. Read more

+41 44 63 37134
david.van.woerkom@phys.ethz.ch
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PhD students
Jean-Claude Besse
Jean-Claude Besse

Jean-Claude joined our group in February 2016 to conduct a PhD thesis. His research focuses on quantum optics interactions in superconducting circuits. Previously, Jean-Claude worked on cavity optomechanics in the Painter lab at Caltech and on nanomechanical structures for quantum dots coupling with Imamoglu's group at ETH. He obtained a MSc degree in physics from ETH Zurich and a BSc in physics from EPF Lausanne.

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+41 44 63 33116
jean-claude.besse@phys.ethz.ch
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Michele Collodo
Michele Collodo

has been conducting a PhD thesis in our group since October 2014.  Prior to joining ETH he obtained a Master's degree in Physics from the Friedrich-Alexander-University in Erlangen, Germany in August 2014.

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+41 44 63 39101
michele.collodo@phys.ethz.ch
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Johannes Heinsoo
Johannes Heinsoo

has been a PhD student since November 2014. Johannes joined our lab in spring 2013 for a semester thesis project within the ETH Zurich Master's study program (MSc ETH Physics) and continued to work with us as a research assistant. He also completed a Master's thesis with us for which he was awarded a prize of the Estonian Academy’s Student Research Paper Contest 2014.

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+41 44 63 32294
johannes.heinsoo@phys.ethz.ch
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Johannes Herrmann
Johannes Herrmann

Johannes joined our group in May 2018 to conduct a PhD thesis. His research focuses on the electrical hardware components for quantum computing. Prior to joining our group, he obtained a degree in electrical engineering from RWTH Aachen and a degree in applied physics from Keio University in Japan.

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+41 44 63 33116
johannes.herrmann@phys.ethz.ch
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Philipp Kurpiers
Philipp Kurpiers

joined our group for his Master's thesis (MSc ETH Physics) in September 2012 and has been working on his PhD thesis since May 2013. Philipp received his Bachelor's degree in physics from Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich.

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+41 44 63 33116
philipp.kurpiers@phys.ethz.ch
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Paul Magnard
Paul Magnard

Paul first joined our group as a Summer student in 2014. After completing his Masters of Advances Studies at the Universitiy of Cambrige he joined our group in September 2015 to conduct a PhD thesis.

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+41 44 63 37296
paul.magnard@phys.ethz.ch
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Mathias Stammeier
Mathias Stammeier

studied physics at the University of Heidelberg. The last two years of his studies he spent in Prague working on Turbulence in Superfluid He4 in the group of Prof. Skrbek. After his Master thesis, he joined our group in May 2012 as a PhD student to examine the interaction between Rydberg atoms and microwave radiation from on-chip and 3D cavities.

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+41 4463 30649
mathias.stammeier@phys.ethz.ch
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Simon Storz
Simon Storz

Simon joined the Quantum Device Lab in January 2017 as a research assistant. He has previously worked as a Master-thesis student (Msc ETH Physics) in our group.Since July 2018 he is continuing his activity as a PhD student in our group.

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+41 44 63 32294
simstorz@phys.ethz.ch
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Theodore Walter
Theodore Walter

started his Master's thesis (MSc ETH Physics) at the Quantum Device Lab in March 2014. He is been working as a research assistant since October 2014. Theodore joined our group in May 2013 for a semester thesis project within the ETH Zurich Master's degree program. He is continuing his PhD thesis since April 2015.

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+41 44 63 37192
theodore.walter@phys.ethz.ch
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Scientific project manager
Francesca Bay
Francesca Bay

Francesca joined the group in March 2010 as a scientific project manager. She obtained her PhD from the Institute of Geophysics at ETH Zurich in 2002, and worked since then in several scientific and research-management positions.

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+41 44 63 37037
francesca.bay@phys.ethz.ch
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Group secretary
Gabriela Strahm
Gabriela Strahm

Gaby has worked in various positions at ETH since 1997.

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+41 44 63 32335
gabriela.strahm@phys.ethz.ch
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Engineers
Abdulkadir Akin
Abdulkadir Akin

Kadir joined our group as a postdoc in October 2016. The focus of his research is on the design and implementation of very-high-speed and efficient FPGA-based systems to achieve real-time quantum information processing. Kadir obtained his PhD degree in Electrical Engineering in May 2015 from EPFL, Switzerland, and stayed there as a postdoc in the Microelectronic Systems Laboratory, before joining our group. During his time at EPFL, Kadir developed several real-time FPGA-based multiple-camera systems for advanced video-processing applications.

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+41 44 63 33626
abdulkadir.akin@phys.ethz.ch
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Mihai Gabureac
Mihai Gabureac

Mihai joined our group in August 2017. He is an expert in cleanroom nanofabrication with experience in thin film deposition, selective etching, Ar milling and e-beam lithography, as well as surface and structural characterization and metrology. He has worked previously with hybrid magnetic-superconducting tunnel junctions and has developed processes for the oxidation/growth of Alox and MgO tunnel barriers using feedback from magnetic devices. Read more

+41 44 63 33626
mihai.gabureac@phys.ethz.ch
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Martin Göppl
Martin Göppl

Martin rejoined our lab in September 2016 to work on the realization of 3D integrated circuit-QED systems after having been a PhD student with us from April 2006 to May 2009. Before that, he had obtained a Diploma degree in Physics from TU Munich, Germany. After finishing his PhD, Martin started to work for the company Sensirion, for which he is still active.

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+41 44 63 32244
goeppl@phys.ethz.ch
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Janis Lütolf
Janis Lütolf

R&D Engineer/Project Manager. Janis joined the Quantum Device Lab in December 2010 after having completed an apprenticeship as physics laboratory assistant at Kistler Instrumente AG in Winterthur. In 2015 he received a Bachelor's degree of Science ZFH in mechanical engineering from the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW). Since October 2015 Janis has been leading the Technical Staff of the Quantum Device Lab. He is also supervising ETH apprentices.

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+41 4463 32264
janis.luetolf@phys.ethz.ch
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Technical Staff
Melvin Frey
Melvin Frey

Technician (with focus on mechanics and cryogenics). Melvin joined the Quantum Device Lab in April 2015. He completed an apprenticeship in polymechanics (EFZ, level E) with Bruker BioSpin AG, Fällanden. In September 2015 he started a part-time continuing education in mechanical engineering.

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+41 44 63 33508
melvin.frey@phys.ethz.ch
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Raphael Keller
Raphael Keller

Raphael joined the Quantum Device Lab in November 2016. He completed an apprenticeship as a polymechanic (EFZ, level E) with Gebr. Bräm AG, Dietikon, and, in February 2016, a part-time continuing education in mechatronics and systems engineering.

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+41 44 63 32175
raphael.keller@phys.ethz.ch
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ETH apprentice
Reto Schlatter
Reto Schlatter

Reto joins the Quantum Device Lab from November 2017 until July 2018 as part of his apprenticeship as a physics laboratory assistant at ETH.

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retos@phys.ethz.ch
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Master's thesis students
Marco Mancini
Marco Mancini

Marco joined the Quantum Device Lab in June 2018 for a master thesis project within the ETH Zurich Master program (MSc ETH Physics). He received his Bachelor degree in Physics from Università di Milano in July 2017.

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mmancini@phys.ethz.ch
Kevin Reuer
Kevin Reuer

Kevin joined the Quantum Device Lab in March 2018 for a master thesis project within the ETH Zurich Master program (MSc ETH Physics). He received his Bachelor degree in Physics from ETH Zurich in February 2017.

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reuerk@ethz.ch
Marius Bild
Marius Bild

Marius joined the Quantum Device Lab in April 2018 for a master thesis project within the ETH Zurich Master program (MSc ETH Physics). He received his Bachelor degree in Physics from ETH Zurich in February 2017.

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mbild@student.ethz.ch
Ramon Gao
Ramon Gao

Ramon joined the Quantum Device Lab during the Spring Semester 2018 for a Master thesis project within the ETH Zurich Master program (MSc ETH Electrical Engineering and Information Technology).

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gaor@student.ethz.ch
Jann Hinnerk Ungerer
Jann Hinnerk Ungerer

Jann joined the Quantum Device Lab in Autumn Semester 2017 for a Master-thesis project within the ETH Zurich Master program (MSc ETH Physics). He received his Bachelor degree in Physics from the University of Göttingen in Germany.

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jungerer@phys.ethz.ch
Research Assistants
Stefania Balasiu
Stefania Balasiu

Stefania joined the Quantum Device Lab for the Spring Semester 2017 to carry out a semester project within the ETH Zurich Master program (MSc ETH Physics). She was previously a member of the Quantum Device Lab in summer 2016 during a two-month internship and continued to work with us as a research assistant. She received her Bachelor degree in Engineering Physics from the University of California in Berkeley, USA.

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+41 44 63 32294
balasiu@phys.ethz.ch
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Karl Haebler
Karl Haebler

Karl has his bachelor's of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. He has worked at the Institute for Quantum Computing in Waterloo, Anyon Systems in Montreal, and he is joining ETH for nine months beginning September 2017. His interests are in engineered quantum systems, microwave engineering, fabrication, and the experimental realization of quantum computing.

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+41 44 63 34558
khaebler@phys.ethz.ch
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Graham Norris
Graham Norris

Graham currently supports us as a Research Assistant. He previously conducted a Semster- and a Master-thesis project within the ETH Zurich Master program (MSc ETH Physics) in our group.

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+41 44 63 32292
gnorris@student.ethz.ch
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Ants Remm
Ants Remm

Ants joined the Quantum Device Lab during the Spring Semester 2017 for a Master-thesis project within the ETH Zurich Master program (MSc ETH Physics). He was previously in our group for a semester project as part of his Master education. Since March 2018 he is working as a research assistent.

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+41 44 63 37192
remma@ethz.ch
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Semester thesis students
Fleming Bruckmaier
Fleming Bruckmaier

Fleming joined the Quantum Device Lab for the Autumn Semester 2017 for a semester thesis project within the ETH Zurich Master program (MSc ETH Physics)

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flemingb@student.ethz.ch
David Castells Graells
David Castells Graells

David joined the Quantum Device Lab in Spring Semester 2018 to carry out a semester project within the ETH Zürich Master program (MSc ETH Physics). The project comprises the increase of qubit-qubit coupling with a lumped element resonator.

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davidcas@student.ethz.ch
Can Knaut
Can Knaut

Can received his Bachelor degrees from ETH Zurich (BSc in Physics) and from University of St. Gallen (BA in Economics / BA in Business) and currently pursues ETH's Master program in Physics. He joined the Quantum Device Lab in autumn 2017 to carry out a semester thesis project. He will work on coplanar microwave waveguides for the Rydberg-atom setup.

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knautc@student.ethz.ch
Hangxi Li
Hangxi Li

Hangxi joined the Quantum Device Lab from Autumn Semester 2017 to carry out a semster project within ETH Physics Master program.

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liha@phys.ethz.ch
Christian Marty
Christian Marty

Christian has completed an apprenticeship as an electronic technician. After gathering some job experience abroad, he is currently attending the Physics Bachelor degree at the ETH Zürich (BSc ETH Physics). Christian joined the Quantum Device Lab for the Spring Semester 2018 to carry out a semester project regarding an optimization of a cryogenic switch.

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chmarty@student.ethz.ch
Fabian Marxer
Fabian Marxer

Fabian joined the Quantum Device Lab for the spring semester 2018 to carry out a semester project within the ETH Physics Master's program (MSc ETH Physics). The project focuses on quantum optics interactions in superconducting circuits

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marxerf@student.ethz.ch
Stefanie Miller
Stefanie Miller

Stefanie joined the Quantum Device Lab for a semester thesis project within the ETH Zurich Master program (MSc ETH Physics) during the Spring Semester 2018.

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smiller@student.ethz.ch
Summer student
Bahadir Dönmez
Bahadir Dönmez

Bahadır joined the Quantum Device Lab in July 2018 for a three-month internship. During his internship he will be working on a summer project on real-time implementation of Quantum Error Correction algorithm in FPGA. He is currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Science Undergraduate Program in Electrical Engineering at the Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey.

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doenmezb@student.ethz.ch