September 2021

A warm welcome to our new Postdoc Dr. Jutta Toscano from JILA (University of Colorado Boulder and NIST). She will be exploring conformationally controlled dynamics of ion-neutral reactions.

August 2021


We have realised a nationwide network for ultrahigh- precision molecular spectroscopy by distributing the Swiss primary frequency standard to laboratories all over Switzerlerand. Read our article and the University of Basel press release.


January 2021

Dr. Yanning Yin joins our group coming from the University of Groningen. Yanning will work on the hybrid trapping of cold ions and neutrals. Welcome !


October 2020

Kaveh’s and Ziv’s recent paper has been designated a HOT article in Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.


Summer 2020

Amit Mishra and Pietro Vahramian join us as new PhD students. Amit received his MSc from the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research and joins us on a project on conformationally controlled chemistry. Pietro graduated from the Universita degli studi di Milano and will combine quantum technologies and collision experiments in his PhD. A warm welcome to our new group members !


August 2020

Mudit won the prize for the best talk in physical chemistry at the Annual Meeting of the Swiss Chemical Society. Congratulations, Mudit !