The Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) is awarding the Prix Schläfli 2022 to the four most important insights of young researchers at Swiss universities.
Natasha Tomm (Physics) received the prize for findings in her dissertation.
Her work could help give data transfers more protection against being hacked: during her dissertation at the University of Basel, Natasha Tomm (co-)developed a super-efficient source of individual photons.
Awarded article: Natasha Tomm, Alisa Javadi, Nadia Olympia Antoniadis, Daniel Najer, Matthias Christian Löbl, Alexander Rolf Korsch, Rüdiger Schott, Sascha René Valentin, Andreas Dirk Wieck, Arne Ludwig and Richard John Warburton. 2021. A bright and fast source of coherent single photons, Nature Nanotechnoly 16, 399.