Quantum Sensing Lab

Maletinsky Group


Prof. Dr. Patrick Maletinsky



AddressDepartment of Physics
University of Basel
Klingelbergstrasse 82
4056 Basel, Switzerland


since 2017:Georg-H. Endress position as an Associate Professor at the Department of Physics of the University of Basel, Switzerland.
2012-2017:Georg-H. Endress position as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Physics of the University of Basel, Switzerland.
2008-2011:PostDoc in the group of Amir Yacoby at Harvard University, USA.
2004-2008:PhD student in the Quantum Photonics Group of Prof. Atac Imamoglu at the ETH Zurich, Switzerland. Thesis title: Optical Orientation of Nuclear Spins in an Individual Quantum Dot: Polarization and Manipulation of a Mesoscopic Nuclear Spin Ensemble Using a Single Confined Electron Spin.
2003:Research stay at the group of E. Cornell at JILA in Boulder Colorado. Design and construction of an ion trap for a high precision measurement to measure the electron's electric dipole moment
2000-2001:Student exchange year (erasmus) at the école normale supérieure in Paris.
2003-2008:Studies of Physics at ETH Zurich, Switzerland.

Selected Publications

Quantitative nanoscale vortex imaging using a cryogenic quantum magnetometer
L.Thiel, D. Rohner, M. Ganzhorn, P. Appel, E. Neu, B. Mueller, R. Kleiner, D. Koelle, P. Maletinsky
Nature Nanotechnology 11, 677-681 (2016)
Strong mechanical driving of a single electron spin
A. Barfuss*, J. Teissier*, E. Neu, A. Nunnenkamp, P. Maletinsky
Nature Physics 11, 820-824 (2015)
Low-Loss Broadband Antenna for Efficient Photon Collection from a Coherent Spin in Diamond
D. Riedel*, D. Rohner*, M. Ganzhorn, T. Kaldewey, P. Appel, E. Neu, R. J. Warburton, P. Maletinsky
Phys. Rev. Applied 2, 064011 (2014)
Magnetometry with nitrogen-vacancy defects in diamond
L. Rondin, J.-P. Tetienne, T. Hingant, J.-F. Roch, P. Maletinsky, V. Jacques
Rep. Prog. Phys. 77, 056503 (2014)
Nuclear spin physics in quantum dots: an optical investigation
B. Urbaszek, X. Marie, T. Amand, O. Krebs, P. Voisin, P. Maletinsky, A. Högele, A. Imamoglu
Rev. Mod. Phys. 85, 1 (2013)
A robust scanning diamond sensor for nanoscale imaging with single nitrogen-vacancy centers
P. Maletinsky, S. Hong, M. S. Grinolds, B. Hausmann, M. D. Lukin, R. L. Walsworth, M. Loncar, A. Yacoby
Nature Nanotechnology 7, 320 (2012)
Quantum control of proximal spins using nanoscale magnetic resonance imaging
M. S. Grinolds , P. Maletinsky , S. Hong , M. D. Lukin, R. L. Walsworth, A. Yacoby
Nature Physics 7, 687 (2011)
Breakdown of the nuclear-spin-temperature approach in quantum-dot demagnetization experiments
P. Maletinsky, M. Kroner, A. Imamoglu
Nature Physics 5, 407 (2009)


Prof. Dr. Patrick Maletinsky

Principal Investigator