Workgroup Prof. Neu-Ruffing

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Elke Neu-Ruffing

University of Kaiserslautern

Department of Physics


Building 56, Office 278

67663 Kaiserslautern


0049 (0)631 205 5788


  • Since February 2020: Juniorprofessor at University of Kaiserslautern
  • February 2015 to January 2020: Junior Group Leader at Saarland University, funding via the German Ministry of Education and Research
    Research Topic: Diamond-Nano-Scanning Probes for applications in the life sciences

  • March 2017 to February 2019: PostDoc Fellowship of the Daimler-Benz-Foundation

  • 2015 to 2017: Fast Track Fellowship of the Robert Bosch foundation

  • November 2012 to February 2015: PostDoc Quantum Sensing Lab, Basel University, group Prof. Patrick Maletinsky
    Research Topic: Scanning Probe Magnetometry using color center in diamond

  • June 2012 to November 2012: PostDoc Saarland University, Christoph Becher's research group

  • June 2012: PhD  Saarland University, Supervisor Prof. Christoph Becher
    PhD topic: Single silicon vacancy centers in chemical vapor deposition diamond: New insights into promising single photon sources
    PhD funded by a 3year fellowship of foundation of german economy

  • August 2011: Research stay, Prof. Marko Loncar's group, Harvard University (USA)

  • September 2006: Diplom Physik, University of Kaiserslautern, Supervisor Prof. Thomas Halfmann


Selected publications

R. Nelz, M. Radtke, A. Slablab, Z.‐Q. Xu, M. Kianinia, C. Li, C. Bradac, I. Aharonovich and E. Neu, Near‐Field Energy Transfer between a Luminescent 2D Material and Color Centers in Diamond, Advanced Quantum Technologies 1900088 (2019), View paper at Adv. Quant. Techn.

R. Nelz, J. Görlitz, D. Herrmann, A. Slablab, M. Challier, M. Radtke, M. Fischer, S. Gsell, M. Schreck, C. Becher, Christoph and E. Neu, Toward wafer-scale diamond nano-and quantum technologies, APL Materials 7,011108 (2019), View the paper at APL materials

E. Neu, D. Steinmetz, J. Riedrich-Möller, S. Gsell, M. Fischer, M. Schreck, C. Becher, Single photon emission from silicon-vacancy colour centres in chemical vapour deposition nano-diamonds on iridium New J. Phys. 13, 025012 (2011), View the paper at NJP(open access)

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