PhD students

Name Year Research
Dr. Hossein Babashah 2018-2023
Dr. Aqeel Ahmed 2017-2021 Investigation of photoinduced effects in plasmonic nanocavities
Dr. Santiago Tarrago Velez 2017-2021 Non-classical photon-phonon correlations at room temperature
Dr. Philippe Roelli 2014-2020 Physics of optically driven nanojunctions


Name Year Research
Dr. Wen Chen 2019-2022

Mid-IR frequency upconversion in plasmonic nanocavity; luminescence blinking from plasmonic nanojunctions

Dr. Arnaud Jollivet 2021-2023

Fabrication of plasmonic nanogaps, setup of ultrafast mid-IR  + VIS laser system

Dr. Anna Progrebna 2019-2021 Collective Vibrational Quantum Coherence in a Molecular Liquid
Dr. Mitchell Anderson 2017 Preparation and decay of a single quantum of vibration at ambient conditions

Master Students and Internships

Name Year Institution Research
Hamza Ouhassou 2022 Grenoble INP – Phelma Molecular spectroscopy and transport in mechanically controlled break junctions
Jules Maistret 2022 École Normale Supérieure de Lyon; Université Claude Bernard Lyon Study of nitrogen-vacancy centers in nanodiamonds: to the thermometry of plasmonic systems
Nicolas Schwaller 2022 EPFL, Kyoto University Optimizing single-mode coupling of SPDC
photon pairs via enhanced mode-matching
Yuchun Zhu 2022 EPFL, KIT Towards a diamond platform for neuronal electric field sensing using NV-Centers
Elif Nur Dayi 2022 EPFL FDTD Simulations of Coupling between Molecular Emitters and Optical Resonators
Martin Lentz 2022 EPFL IMPROVEMENT OF RAMAN SPECTROMETER For the European Rover Challenge (ERC) entry by EPFL Xplore
Abderrazak Hakam 2021 Grenoble INP – Phelma Single molecule spectroscopy and transport on gold nano-junctions
Björn Cotting 2021 EPFL, Universität Basel Spontaneous Parametric Down-Conversion Heralded Single-Photon Source for Quantum Memory Applications
Shashwat Kumar 2020    
Peixoto Azevedo Jacques 2020 EPFL, École Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay Toward opto-electrochemical characterization of plasmonic blinking in nanoparticle on mirror structure
Arnaud Thery 2020 EPFL, ENS Lyon Numerical simulations of plasmonic structures
Bernadette Fernandes 2018 EPFL, Imperial College London Power Dependence and Stability of Vibrational Dynamics in Plasmonic Nanocavities
Nils Kipfer 2018 EPFL Measuring Phonon Dynamics in Diamond using Ultrafast Raman Scattering and Time-Correlated Photon Counting
Tianqi Zhu 2018 EPFL, KIT Plasmonic nanocavities for molecular optomechanics
Jordi Puig 2018    
Zhu Chenglian 2019    

Bachelor students

Name Year Institution Research
Davide Filice 2022 EPFL Generation of entangled photons using SPDC
Hanyuan Hu 2022 EPFL Optomechnic system for IR upconversion process.
Linus Holeschovsky 2020 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) Improvement of the collection efficiency and imaging performances of nitrogen-vacancy ensembles
Nicolas Palazzo 2020 EPFL NV centers as a potential platform for implementing an entanglement engine