Guido Burkard

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Guido Burkard studied physics at ETH Zurich and received his Ph.D. from the University of Basel, Switzerland. Since 2008, he has been a full professor at the University of Konstanz, Germany. He previously held a faculty position at RWTH Aachen University, and was SNF assistant professor at the University of Basel, after a postdoctoral appointment with the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center at Yorktown Heights, New York. His research interests encompass condensed-matter theory and quantum information, with a focus on spin-based quantum information processing.


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Diamond Spins Shining Bright

The spin on a silicon defect in diamond can be prepared in a coherent quantum state, a promising sign that it could encode information in a quantum internet. Read More »