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Leonardo Ranasinghe

Name: Leonardo Ranasinghe

Nationality: Italian

Master in: Physics

College/University: University of Hamburg

PIER research field: Nanoscience

Research topic: Development of droplet drilled quantum dots for single photon manipulation and non-classical light storage

Further research interests:
Quantum theory, neuroscience

Research group: Epitaxial nanostructures

Supervisor/s of thesis: Wolfgang Hansen and Christian Heyn

Special features about the research group:
Lot of encouragement and space for new ideas; highly competent and collaborative team members; great mentoring from supervisors, who are constantly willing to help.

I plan to submit my thesis in: December 2021

This is what brought me to Hamburg/Benefits from PIER (Cooperation of DESY and Universität Hamburg):
International and young environment, interesting research topic and possibility for European collaboration through EU scholarship, courses to develop myself outside my research field (e.g. soft-skills), long international stays at collaborating institutions.

My plans for my career after my PhD:
Career in industrial R&D and developing a start-up

Hobbies/Outreach: Muay thai, abstract drawing, piano

My favorite place in Hamburg: Blankenese low lighthouse and Bornpark


Fellows
Jennifer Popp
Particle and Astroparticle Physics
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Leonardo Ranasinghe
Nanoscience
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Alumni
Linda Vanessa Thesing
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Event Calendar
21 Jan. 2021 to 25 Nov. 2021
Chaired by: Thomas Tschentscher (European XFEL) ; Changbum Kim (PAL-XFEL) et al.
Location: Zoom
14 Jun. 2021 to 18 Jun. 2021
Chaired by: Kartik Ayyer, James Cryan
Location: CFEL
Room: ZOOM
15 Jun. 2021 to 16 Jun. 2021
Chaired by: Patrick Nonn (MSK (Strahlkontrollen)) ; Gohar Ayvazyan (DESY) et al.
Location: DESY Hamburg
Room: online on Zoom
Today - 13:15
Speaker: Qing Chen (FS-PETRA-D (FS-PET-D Fachgruppe P03))
Today - 16:00
Speaker: Gianfranco Bertone (GRAPPA, University of Amsterdam)
Location: DESY Hamburg
Room: Zoom
Today - 16:00
17 Jun. 2021 - 10:00
Speaker: Dieter Bauer (Institute of Physics, University of Rostock)
Location: Location: Zoom virtual meeting https://desy.zoom.us/j/91202137161 (Meeting-ID: 912 0213 7161, Password: 845021)
17 Jun. 2021 - 11:30
Speaker: Aleksandr Chatrchyan (T (Cosmology))
17 Jun. 2021 - 15:00
Speaker: Christoph Weniger (GRAPPA Amsterdam)
18 Jun. 2021 - 14:00
Speaker: Hitoki Yoneda (Institute for Laser Science, University of Electro-Communicatons,Tokyo, Japan)
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