Welcome to the Quantum Devices team. Here the links to our publications and PhD theses.

This website is still the best link for our latest publications and information.
But we now also have an official website.

Our official website is per Sept. 2022 at


These webpages here will be kept up in part for use by our team and collaborators.

Artist impression of controlling spin-active color centers in SiC with infrared lasers Contact address, phone, lab and office locations:Click here for directions to our lab

Our Zernike campus is beautiful (YouTube)

Prof. Caspar H. van der Wal
Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials
University of Groningen
Nijenborgh 4
NL-9747AG Groningen
The Netherlands

Phone +(31) 50 363 4555
Secretary (Marleen de Koff) +(31) 50 363 4974
Fax +(31) 50 363 4879
Email c.h.van.der.wal[AT]rug.nl
Secretary (Marleen de Koff) solidstate[AT]rug.nl
Skype caspar.van.der.wal

Office location of Caspar van der Wal
at FSE Nijenborgh 4:
Building 13, first floor, room 140 (5113.0140)

Labs at FSE Nijenborgh 4:

5113.0237 (building 13, second floor, room 237):
Tunable CW lasers 700-1000 nm, and magneto-cryostats (most 2D material work happens here).

5113.0144 (building 13, first floor, room 144):
Pulsed laser lab (640-1080 nm, with doubler, tripler), with Tunable CW lasers for in the range 1000-1400 nm, optical magneto-cryostat (most SiC color-center research happens here).

Billing address:
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Postbus 407
9700 AK Groningen
The Netherlands