Main Focus

Condensed Matter Physics
Quantum Sensing
Quantum Materials

Curriculum Vitae

Education

Master of Science in Physics (University of Stuttgart, Germany)

Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Physics (St. Stephen's College, University of Delhi, India)


Research experience

Master's thesis (3rd Institute of Physics, University of Stuttgart & Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research)

Topic: Dark spins as a qubit resource: single and ensemble approaches using a nanoscale sensor

Advisors: Jörg Wrachtrup & Klaus Kern

Demonstrated readout and control of single endofullerene spin qubits (N@C60) using a diamond qubit sensor.

Research student (3rd Institute of Physics, University of Stuttgart)

Topic: Closed loop single-shot readout of nitrogen vacancy (NV) centers in diamond
Advisor: Jörg Wrachtrup

Developed a feedback loop using a field-programmable gate array (FPGA) for single-shot readout of nitrogen vacancy centers in diamond.

Research student (St. Stephen’s Center for Theoretical Physics, University of Delhi)

Topic: Ab-initio investigation of thermalization in isolated many-body quantum systems

Advisor: Abhinav Gupta

Implemented ab-initio methods in C++ and Python to simulate the time-evolution of a fermionic system

on a 2D lattice.



Publications

D. Pinto, D. Paone, B. Kern, T. Dierker, R. Wieczorek, D. Dasari, A.Singha, A. Finkler, W. Harneit, J. Wrachtrup, and K. Kern. Readout and control an endofullerene electronic spin. Nature Communications (2020). https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-20202-3

D. Paone, D. Pinto, G. Kim, L. Feng, M. Kim, R. Stöhr, A. Singha, S. Kaiser, G. Logvenov, B. Keimer, J. Wrachtrup, and K. Kern. All-Optical and Microwave-Free Detection of Meissner Screening using Nitrogen-Vacancy Centers in Diamond. Journal of Applied Physics (2021). https://aip.scitation.org/doi/abs/10.1063/5.0037414


Conference presentations

D. Pinto, D. Paone, R. Wieczorek, W. Harneit, J. Wrachtrup, and K. Kern. Local readout and control of an endofullerene qubit. Contributed poster at the Gordon Research Conference (GRC) for Quantum Sensing. Hong Kong, June 2019.

D. Pinto, D. Paone, L. Schlipf, B. Kern, R. Wieczorek, W. Harneit, J. Wrachtrup, and K. Kern. Sensing buckyball spin qubits using color centers in diamond. Contributed talk at the 50th Anniversary of the European Group on Atomic Systems (EGAS). Kraków, Poland, July 2018.

D. Pinto, D. Paone, L. Schlipf, B. Kern, M. Ternes, A. Finkler, J. Wrachtrup, and K. Kern. Buckyball spin networks controlled using qubits in diamond. Contributed talk at the Joint meeting of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG) and European Physical Society (EPS) Condensed Matter Divisions. Berlin, Germany, Mar. 2018.

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