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Positions and Education

2017- Head of the SNI PhD school
2014- Senior scientist at the University of Basel
2009-2014 Postdoctoral fellow at the University of Basel (CH)
2005-2008 EPSRC postdoctoral research fellow at The University of Nottingham (UK)
2001-2005 PhD in physics at ETH in Zurich (CH)
1995-2000 Diploma (MA) as “interdisciplinary scientist” at ETH in Zurich (CH)


Nanoelectronics: Cooper pair splitting, electronic entanglement, Majorana bound states, electron spin transport, quantum Hall effects, etc.

Materials: carbon nanotubes, semiconducting nanowires, graphene, 2D materials; superconductors, ferromagnets, etc.

Experiments: high-resolution electrical measurements, cryogenics down to 10 mK, high magnetic fields, scanning probe techniques, radio-frequency measurments, quantum dot optics experiments; electron and optical lithography

Selected Publications

A complete list can be found on google scholar.

Magnetoresistance engineering and singlet/triplet switching in InAs nanowire quantum dots with ferromagnetic sidegates, G. Fabian, P. Makk, M.H. Madsen, J. Nygård, C. Schönenberger and A. Baumgartner*, Phys. Rev. B 94, 195415 (2016)

Resonant and inelastic Andreev tunneling observed on a carbon nanotube quantum dot, J. Gramich, A. Baumgartner* and C. Schönenberger, Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 216801 (2015)

Gigahertz quantized charge pumping in bottom gate defined InAs nanowire quantum dots, S. d’Hollosy, M. Jung, A. Baumgartner*, V.A. Guzenko, M.H. Madsen, J. Nygård and C. Schönenberger, Nano Letters 15, 4585 (2015)

Carbon nanotube quantum dots on hexagonal boron nitride, A. Baumgartner*, G. Abulizi, K. Watanabe, T. Taniguchi, J. Gramich and C. Schönenberger, Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 023111 (2014)

Near-unity Cooper pair splitting efficiency, J. Schindele, A. Baumgartner*, and C. Schönenberger, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 157002 (2012)

Scanning capacitance imaging of compressible and incompressible quantum Hall effect edge strips, M.E. Suddards, A. Baumgartner*, M. Henini, and C.J. Mellor, New J. Phys. 14, 083015 (2012)

Optical imaging of carrier injection into individual InAs quantum dots, A. Baumgartner*, E. Stock, A. Patanè, L. Eaves, M. Henini, and D. Bimberg, Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 257401 (2010)