Dr Vera Schäfer

Vera Schafer
Junior Research Fellow


BSc (ETHZ), MSc (ETHZ), DPhil (Oxford)

Academic Background

2008-2011 BSc Physics at ETH Zürich
2011-2013 MSc Physics at ETH Zürich
2014-2018 DPhil at Balliol College, University of Oxford

Research Interests

Trapped ions, quantum computing, precision measurements

Publications Include:

'Fast quantum logic gates with trapped-ion qubits', V. M. Schäfer, C. J. Ballance, K. Thirumalai, L. J. Stephenson, T. G. Ballance, A. M. Steane, D. M. Lucas, Nature, Vol. 555, pp. 75-78, (2018)
'Hybrid quantum logic and a test of Bell’s inequality using two different atomic species', C. J. Ballance, V. M. Schäfer, J. P. Home, D. J. Szwer, S. C. Webster, D. T. C. Allcock, N. M. Linke, T. P. Harty, D. P. L. Aude Craik, D. N. Stacey, A. M. Steane, D. M. Lucas, Nature, Vol. 528, pp. 384-386, (2015)
'Optical injection and spectral filtering of high-power UV laser diodes', V. M. Schäfer, C. J. Ballance, C. J. Tock, D. M. Lucas, Opt. Lett., Vol. 40, pp. 4265-4268, (2015)


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