Photos

  • Nanowires as Scanning Force Sensors

    A new type of atomic force microscope (AFM) uses nanowires as tiny sensors. Unlike standard AFM, the device with a nanowire sensor enables measurements of both the size and direction of forces.

  • SNI Video 2014

    In December 2014, the group was featured in a Swiss Nanoscience Institute (SNI) video on the Masters and Ph.D. school on nanoscience here at the University of Basel. (Video)

  • Dr. Dennis! (mit Ausrufezeichen)

    On Friday September 19, 2014 Ph.D. student Dennis Weber became Dr. Dennis Weber!

  • Attaching a nanowire to a cantilever

    Attachment using micro-manipulators under an optical microscope. (Video)

  • Scanning nanowire microscope

    A photo of our new custom-built low-tempearture high-vacuum scanning nanowire microscope.

  • Group in Muttenzerkurve

    On November 26th, 2015 group members attended the FC Basel – AC Fiorentina game.

  • Talk at 5th NanoMRI Conference

    In July 2015, Prof. Poggio gave a talk at the 5th NanoMRI Conference. (Video)

  • Davide & Martino at Work

    Davide and Martino work on the 3He system in February 2016.

  • Group trip to Celerina

    On the weekend of July 14th, 2012, the group took some time to relax on a trip to the high-mountain town of Celerina.

  • Magnetic resonance force microscope

    A photo of our first custom-built MRFM installed at the bottom of our 3He refrigerator.

  • Third Annual Swiss MRFM Gathering

    In July  2013 our group attended the third informal gathering of research groups working on MRFM in Switzerland.

  • Group Bike Tour

    On Sunday  June 14th, 2015 the group went on a bicycle tour of nearby Alsace, France.

  • SQUID-on-tip

    A SEM of a nanometer-scale SQUID-on-tip fabricated in our lab and intended for scanning magnetometry applications.

  • Thank you Audrey!

    In September 2014, the group had a farewell dinner in honor of Audrey Fischer.

  • Group Trip 2014

    In September 2014, we made our 2nd group trip to the high-mountain town of Celerina.

  • Ben and the MRFM

    Ph.D. student Ben Herzog posing infront of the 3He system.

  • Machine Shop – Poggio Lab Summer Barbeque

    In August 2013, along with our colleagues in the Physics Department Machine Shop, our group organized a summer barbeque.

  • Dennis and the new Dewar

    Ph.D. student Dennis Weber and our new 4He cryostat in December 2009.

  • Dennis and Fei at work

    Ph.D. student Dennis Weber and post-doctoral researcher Fei Xue.

  • Magnetic resonance imaging with nanomechanics

    Prof. Poggio gave the Zürich Physics Colloquium at the ETH on the 12th of May 2010.

  • Group trip to Celerina

    In July 2012, the group took some time to relax on a trip to the high-mountain town of Celerina.

  • Quantum fiber-pigtail

    A SEM of a quantum fiber-pigtail, which may find use in the context of quantum information or scanning probe microscopy.

  • Prof. Poggio

    Prof. Poggio in our Basel lab.

  • Martino Poggio and David Awschalom

    Martino Poggio and David Awschalom in Chiavari,  near Genova, Italy in November 2009.

  • Former IBM Colleagues

    Former IBM colleagues Dan Rugar, Raffi Budakian, Christian Degen, Martino Poggio, and John Mamin.

  • Group at Versailles

    Our group in July of 2010 at Versailles.

  • Prof. Poggio in the lab

    Prof. Poggio working on a force microscope in our Basel lab.

  • Looking up at the probe

    A view from the bottom of our 3He refrigerator.

  • 3He Fridge

    Our 3He refrigerator while open.

  • Post-docs at Football Game

    On November 26th, 2015 group members attended the FC Basel – AC Fiorentina game.

  • Group trip to Celerina

    On the weekend of July 14th, 2012, the group took some time to relax on a trip to the high-mountain town of Celerina.