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Group Member

Dr Daniel Wigger (He/Him)

Research Fellow, Quantum Nanophotonics group, Trinity College Dublin 
Daniel Wigger’s research is focused on the simulation of ultrafast spectroscopy of nanostructures. His studied systems range from quasi-zero dimensional single-photon emitters like semiconductor quantum dots and color centers in hexagonal boron nitride to two dimensional monolayers of transition metal dichalcogenide. Daniel is often taking the microscopic interplay between optically driven charge carriers and lattice vibrations in the form of phonons into account. In this context he is actively exploring the field of hybrid phonon-based quantum technologies. Many of the projects are carried out in direct collaboration with experimental groups.

Research Interests:
● Quantum optics & quantum acoustics
● Ultrafast nonlinear spectroscopy
● 2D materials & single-photon emitters

Selected Publications: 
J. A. Preuss, D. Groll, R. Schmidt, T. Hahn, P. Machnikowski, R. Bratschitsch, T. Kuhn, S. Michaelis de Vasconcellos, and D. Wigger, Resonant and phonon-assisted ultrafast coherent control of a single hBN color center, Optica 9, 522-531 (2022).
T. Hahn, D. Vaclavkova, M. Bartos, K. Nogajewski, M. Potemski, K. Watanabe, T. Taniguchi, P. Machnikowski, T. Kuhn, J. Kasprzak, and D. Wigger, Destructive Photon Echo Formation in Six-Wave Mixing Signals of MoSe2 Monolayer, Adv. Sci. 9, 2103813, 2022.
M. Weiß, D. Wigger, M. Nägele, K. Müller, J. J. Finley, T. Kuhn, P. Machnikowski, and H. J. Krenner, Optomechanical wave mixing by a single quantum dot, Optica 8, 291-300 (2021).

Previous Funding Sources: 
● 2020-2022: ULAM project of the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA)

Publication/Research Links:
google scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=ch43xaYAAAAJ
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4190-8803