Dr. Aparajita Singha receives the Emmy Noether grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG)
~ 2 million Euro for establishing her independent research group at MPI-FKF, Stuttgart, Germany.
Dr. Singha is a group leader at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research in Stuttgart. Her group focusses on quantum sensing using nitrogen vacancy centers in diamond in ultra-high vacuum and low temperature (4 K). Within the scope of her recently awarded Emmy Noether grant, her goal is to open up a new direction in the field of coherent quantum control of single surface-supported spin systems. Being simultaneously supported by the Young researcher grant through the IQST, Dr. Singha’s research stands at the intersection of quantum nanoscience and engineering.
The prestigious Emmy Noether grant is awarded by the Deutsche Forschunsgemeinschaft (DFG) to exceptionally qualified early career researchers, to provide them the opportunity to satisfy the prerequisites for appointment as a university professor. The grant is awarded for a period of six years during which the successful Emmy Noether group leader establishes and leads an independent junior research group as well as performs relevant teaching duties.
The research group of Dr. Singha is hosted at the Nanoscale Science Department directed by Professor Klaus Kern. Alongside utilizing the expertise, in-house facilities and the infrastructure available within this department, she is also closely collaborating with Professor Jörg Wrachtrup from University of Stuttgart and Professor Ádám Gali from the Institute for Solid State Physics and Optics, Hungary. With the newly awarded Emmy Noether grant, Dr. Singha looks forward to expand her group with new PhD students and Postdoctoral researchers.
- Engineering atomic-scale magnetic fields by dysprosium single atom magnets
Nature Communications 12, 4179 (2021)
- Mapping Orbital-Resolved Magnetism in Single Lanthanide Atoms
ACS Nano 15, 16162-16171 (2021)
- All-optical and microwave-free detection of Meissner screening using nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamond
Journal of Applied Physics 129, 024306 (2021)
- Readout and control of an endofullerene electronic spin
Nature Communications 11, 6405 (2020)
- Tuning Single-Atom Electron Spin Resonance in a Vector Magnetic Field
Nano Letters 19, 8201-8206 (2019)