ProteusQ at the MPI for chemical physics of solids in Dresden

Installing a ProteusQ at a customer site is always a special moment. It marks the beginning of new adventures for the researchers and a milestone for the Qnami‘s team.

“The installation and training days are a moment of exchange and reciprocal learning. And that’s what makes it even more fun!”, says our Quantum Engineer Marcelo Gonzalez who did the installation.

The freshly installed ProteusQ will be co-owned by the Spin3D and QIQM groups led by Dr. Claire Donnelly and Dr. Uri Vool respectively. The room temperature Scanning NV Magnetometer will further strenghten the two groups collaboration. It will allow the teams to leverage the unprecedented sensitivity and non invasiveness of Scanning NV to explore the yet unknown realm of magnetism in 3 dimensions with potential exotic dynamic behaviours and topological textures. Combining the deep knowledge of NV quantum sensing and quantum information of Uri’s group with the extensive experience in 3D magnetism of Claire’s group, their research will have a strong impact.

At Qnami, we are very happy to enable these two groups to push the frontiers of nanomagnetism with ProteusQ. We wish you a successful start of the measurements and a lot of fun using ProteusQ.

What Claire and Uri say

The best bite of our trainings and installations is getting the direct feedback from our users. And this is music for our hears.

We are really impressed with the performance of the ProteusQ! It strikes a great balance between being intuitive and quick to use for simple experiments, while still offering a lot of control for designing more complex measurements. We started measuring samples during the installation itself, and the machine has been basically continuously scanning since! Initially, we are exploring curvilinear magnetic systems with this new tool. In future measurements, we will focus on pulsed scanning measurements with the ProteusQ, allowing us to measure local electrical currents as well as spin dynamics – expanding on the standard uses of scanning magnetometry.

Claire Donnelly – Spin3D group
Uri Vool – QIQM group

About ProteusQ

Qnami ProteusQ is a complete quantum microscope system. It is the first scanning NV (nitrogen-vacancy) microscope for the analysis of magnetic materials at the atomic scale. The Qnami ProteusQ system comes with state-of-the-art electronics and software. Its flexible design allows for future adjustments and scaling, expansion and capability upgrades. The proprietary Qnami ProteusQ quantum technology provides high precision images for you to see directly the most subtle properties of your samples and the effect of microscopic changes in your design or fabrication process. 

Are you interested in the Qnami ProteusQ  microscope for your own lab?  Do you have questions about applications for your own research?  Then, contact our Sales team to know more about the system and it can further facilitate your research.  

About Qnami

Qnami is a VC-backed high-tech company with its roots at the Physics Department of the University of Basel in Switzerland. It develops fundamental new technology using quantum mechanics. The control of the state of a single electron enables measurement with a precision that could never be achieved before. The technique is called quantum sensing and Qnami is enthusiastically developing it to improve people’s lives and the world. Extensive academic research and deep knowledge build the ground for all that Qnami does. With this technology, Qnami is redefining the common understanding of precision. Qnami offers an open team culture of mutual respect and intercultural understanding which is both business and scientific minded. Qnami attracts young, multicultural,  open  and skilled team members, who have a deep passion for the work. 

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