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Dr.in Lada Vukusic.

PostDoc (Group Brehm)

Curriculum Vitae

09/2018 – 03/2020:
Postdoctoral researcher, Institute of Science and Technology Austria, Nanoelectronics group
  - Development of the nanofabrication processes for hybrid semiconductor-superconductor devices
  - Magnetotransport measurements of such devices at millikelvin temperatures

07/2013 – 09/2018: 
Doctorate (PhD) in Physics, Institute of Science and Technology Austria
  - Doctoral dissertation title: Charge sensing and spin relaxation times of holes in Ge hut wires (10.15479/AT:ISTA:TH_1047, opens an external URL in a new window)

07/2013 – 02/2016:
PhD researcher at Institute of Semiconductor and Solid State Physics, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria
  - Development of the nanofabrication processes for nanowire-based single electron transistor devices
  - Magnetotransport measurements of such devices at millikelvin temperatures

07/2007 – 12/2012: 
Master of Science in Physics (Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia)
  - Integrated Bachelor and Master programme
  - Master thesis title: Magnetotransport properties of LaAlO3/SrTiO3 heterostructures

03/2012 – 06/2012: 
Exchange student Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna, Austria (Erasmus student exchange programme)

Publications

Conference Contributions

Contributed talks:

Single-shot readout of hole spins in Ge, L. Vukušić, J. Kukučka, H. Watzinger, F. Schäffler and G. Katsaros, 10th International School and Conference on Physics and Applications of Spin Phenomena in Solids, Linz, Austria (2018).

Fast hole tunneling times in Ge hut-wires probed by single-shot reflectometry, L. Vukušić, J. Kukučka, H. Watzinger and G. Katsaros, European Materials Research Society 2017 Fall Meeting, Warsaw, Poland (2017).

Determining tunneling times in Ge hut wires via single-shot measurements, L. Vukušić, J. Kukucka, H. Watzinger, E. Lausecker and G. Katsaros, DPGFrühjahrstagung (German Physical Society - Spring meeting), Dresden, Germany (2017).

Other presentations:

Nanofabrication of single hole transistors, L. Vukušić, H. Watzinger, E. Lausecker, A. Truhlar, R. Kirchschlager, J.č, V. Sessi, M. Glaser, A. Rastelli, F. Schäffler and G. Katsaros, Nanoforum, JKU Linz, Austria (2015).

Poster contributions:

Towards scalable hole spin qubits in Ge hut wires, M. Janík, J. Kukučka, M. Soče, L. Vukušić, H. Watzinger, F. Gao, T. Wang, J. Zhang and G. Katsaros, Silicon Quantum Electronics Workshop, San Sebastián, Spain (2019).

Charge sensing and single-shot readout of hole spins in Ge, L. Vukušić, J. Kukučka, J. M. Milem, H. Watzinger, F. Schäffler and G. Katsaros, Silicon Quantum Electronics Workshop, Sydney, Australia (2018).

Charge sensing and single-shot readout of hole spins in Ge, L. Vukušić, J. Kukučka, J. M. Milem, H. Watzinger, F. Schäffler and G. Katsaros, 4th School and Conference on Spin-Based Quantum Information Processing, Konstanz, Germany (2016).

Charge sensing in SiGe self-assembled nanostructures, L. Vukušić, J. Kukučka, H. Watzinger, M. Glaser, V. Sessi, E. Lausecker, R. Kirchschlager, A. Truhlar, A. Rastelli, F. Schäffler and G. Katsaros, 19th International Winterschool on New Developments in Solid State Physics, Castle of Mauterndorf, Austria (2016).

Moving away from simple SiGe self-assembled nanodevices, L. Vukušić, H. Watzinger, M. Glaser, V. Sessi, E. Lausecker, R. Kirchschlager, A. Truhlar, J. Kukučka,  A. Rastelli, F. Schäffler and G. Katsaros, The International Conference SpinTech VIII School and Conference, Basel, Switzerland (2015).

Are Ge hut wires good candidates for spin qubits?, H. Watzinger, L. Vukušić, E. Lausecker, A. Truhlar, R. Kirchschlager, J. Kukucka, V. Sessi, M. Glaser, A. Rastelli, F. Schäffler and G. Katsaros, Silicon Quantum Electronics Workshop, Takamatsu, Japan (2015).

Single hole transport in SiGe self-assembled nanocrystals, V. Sessi, L.Vukušić, A. Truhlar, M. Glaser, H. Watzinger, A. Rastelli, F. Schäffler and G. Katsaros, School and conference on Spin-based quantum information processing, Konstanz, Germany (2014).

Single hole transport in SiGe self-assembled nanostructures, V. Sessi, L. Vukušić, A. Truhlar, M. Glaser, H. Watzinger, F. Schäffler, A. Rastelli and G. Katsaros, 18th International Winterschool on New Developments in Solid State Physics, Castle of Mauterndorf, Austria (2014).