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World Quantum Day 2023

This year, to celebrate the World Quantum Day, NCCR SPIN asked scientists of the department of physics what they thought of first when they hear the world “Quantum”. Discover their answers in the video!

Upcoming Event "Tinguely Entangled"

Luca Scarzella, visual artist, came to visit one of our labs last week, to collect some visual images of quantum eperiments! "Tinguely Entangled" is a multidisciplinary art and science performance mixing quantum physics, music and visual…

World Quantum Day 2022

What comes to your mind, hearing quantum? In celebration of the "World Quantum Day" on the 14th of April 2022, laypeople and researchers were asked what they relate to the word "quantum", what quanta are and in which research they performe…

In one scentence: What is Quantum?

April 14 is WorldQuantumDay2022. Researchers of NCCR SPIN were asked a simple question: Can you tell me in one sentence, what quantum is? See what they answer.

Ilaria Zardo: Physicist at the University of Basel

In Italy, female high school graduates choose to study physics much more naturally than has been the case in Switzerland. Ilaria Zardo was one of these young Italian women who first became enthusiastic about studying physics and later about…

#NCCRWomen: Begoña Abad, Physicist.

Meet Begoña Abad, a physicist and postdoc working in the Nanophononics group at the University of Basel. Begoña is characterizing the properties of ultra-small materials with the help of lasers. The #NCCRWomen campaign introduces you to a…

International Women's Day

Eight women from the SNI network introduce themselves. You too can become part of our network. You can find information at:
Women in Science

February 11 is International Day of Women and Girls in Science: Ilaria Zardo

Meet five women and role models who work in the SPIN network and learn why they chose a career in science, what they love about their work, which obstacles women in science face to this day and which joint efforts of men and women alike are…
Grazia Raciti

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With mirrors, lasers and finesse

Doctoral candidate Grazia Raciti researches the dynamics of phonons as part of the Eucor program QUSTEC. Her lab experiments rely on mirrors, lasers and lots of finesse. When she isn't tinkering with gadgets, she helps undergraduates with…

Women in science: When female physicists network

The International Day of Women and Girls in Science will take place on 11 February. To mark this day, physicists from the University of Basel are hosting a public panel discussion with guests from industry and research. The aim is to…