We are fascinated by these research fields

  • Universal matter-wave interferometry:
    We are working on scalable concepts and universal beam splitters for quantum experiments with atoms, atomic and molecular clusters, tailored organic molecules, native biomolecules and nanoparticles.
  • Quantum physics at the interface to the classical world:
    We explore the mass and complexity limits of matter-wave interference, experimental quantum decoherence and interferometric tests of wave function collapse
  • Cluster physics for matter-wave interferometry:
    We are exploring advanced cluster sources and DUV laser technologies for high-mass interferometry.
  • Quantum measurements for physical chemistry:
    We use matter-wave interference fringes as quantum nanorulers to measure electric, magnetic, optical and structural and dynamic properties of delocalized molecules.
  • Quantum tools for biomolecular physics:
    We have realized matter-wave experiments with vitamins, antibiotics and polypeptides. For that purpose, we have developped ultra-fast biomolecular launch techniques.
  • Optomechanics for high-mass matter-wave interferometry:
    We exploit optical forces to achieve optical cooling of dielectric nanoparticles in high-finesse cavities to enable novel high-mass quantum experiments.
  • Quantum sensors for mass spectrometry:
    We are exploring superconducting nanowire detectors as in advanced mass spectroscopy
  • Single-photon charge control:
    We are exploring new avenues towards biomolecular beams with high control over their charge and motional state for new experiments in protein quantum optics.

 Latest News

10.08.2022
 

Coming up on August 24, 2022: Working principle of a superconducting nanowire detector.

26.07.2022
 

Cryo-CMOS for Quantum Computing: from a Wild Idea to Working Silicon

04.07.2022
 

Revealing new facets in experimental quantum information processing with photons

 

04.07.2022
 

Our new intern Fanette Desquines will be working on the project ´Nanoparticle launch, trapping and cooling´ for the next month.

04.07.2022
 

Our new intern Bruno Eduardo Ramirez Galindo will be working on the ELUQUINT project for the next 3 months.

30.06.2022
 

Dynamics of life at the single-protein level