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Welcome to the Quantum Sensing - Group
Group leader: N.N. (Previously Dr. Friedemann Reinhard) (Chair of Prof. Dr. Jonathan Finley)


Dr. Friedemann Reinhard
Sub-Group Leader

Room S313
Tel.: (+49) 089 289 12777

The sub-group led by Friedemann Reinhard has recently moved to the University of Rostock.  We are all wishing him the best starting his professorship there - check out what he and his group are doing by clicking on their new webpage.

Research in our group focuses on quantum sensors and their applications, with a particular focus on applications in the life sciences.

[Reinhard 1] As one of our foremost goals we aim to demonstrate nuclear magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) on single biomolecules. This ambitious vision has recently become a realistic prospect by the use of color centers in diamond as nanoscale NMR detectors. These atomic-size crystal defects can serve as a quantum sensor for magnetic fields. Today, we routinely employ them to detect the nuclear magnetization of a sample volume as small as few nanometers, comparable in size to a single biomolecule.

More information can be found on our research page.

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