This image shows Sungkun Hong

Sungkun Hong

Jun.-Prof. Dr.

Tenure-Track Junior Professor
Institute for Functional Matter and Quantum Technologies


Business card (VCF)

Allmandring 13
70569 Stuttgart
Room: 1.119


Hybrid Optical Quantum Device Technologies

As of April 2022, Sungkun has 15 publications in peer-reviewed journals, including 4 in Nature, 1 in Science, 2 in Nature Physics, and 2 in Nature Nanotechnology. According to Google Scholar, he has citations of over 5,000 and an h-index of 15 (source: Sungkun's Google Scholar page). 

Full publication List

(*: equal contributions; †: corresponding authors)

  1. Lorenzo Magrini†, Philipp Rosenzweig, Constanze Bach, Andreas Deutschmann-Olek, Sebastian G. Hofer, Sungkun Hong, Nikolai Kiesel, Andreas Kugi, Markus Aspelmeyer†, "Real-time optimal quantum control of mechanical motion at room temperature," Nature 595 (7867), 373-377 (2021)
  2. Lorenzo Magrini, Richard A Norte, Ralf Riedinger, Igor Marinković, David Grass, Uroš Delić, Simon Gröblacher†, Sungkun Hong†, Markus Aspelmeyer†, "Near-field coupling of a levitated nanoparticle to a photonic crystal cavity," Optica 5 (12), 1597-1602 (2018) 

  3. Igor Marinković*, Andreas Wallucks*, Ralf Riedinger, Sungkun Hong, Markus Aspelmeyer, Simon Gröblacher, “Optomechanical bell test,” Physical Review Letters 121 (22), 220404 (2018)

  4. Ralf Riedinger*, Andreas Wallucks*, Igor Marinković*, Clemens Löschnauer, Markus Aspelmeyer, Sungkun Hong†, Simon Gröblacher†, “Remote quantum entanglement between two micromechanical oscillators,” Nature 556 (7702), 473 (2018)

  5. Sungkun Hong*, Ralf Riedinger*, Igor Marinković*, Andreas Wallucks*, Sebastian G Hofer, Richard A Norte, Markus Aspelmeyer†, Simon Gröblacher†, “Hanbury Brown and Twiss interferometry of single phonons from an optomechanical resonator,” Science 358 (6360), 203-206 (2017)

  6. Ralf Riedinger*, Sungkun Hong*, Richard A Norte, Joshua A Slater, Juying Shang, Alexander G Krause, Vikas Anant, Markus Aspelmeyer†, Simon Gröblacher†, “Non-classical correlations between single photons and phonons from a mechanical oscillator,” Nature 530 (7590), 313-316 (2016)

  7. Lan Luan, Michael S. Grinolds, Sungkun Hong, Patrick Maletinsky, Ronald L. Walsworth, Amir Yacoby, “Decoherence imaging of spin ensembles using a scanning single-electron spin in diamond,” Scientific reports 5, 8119 (2015)

  8. M. S. Grinolds, M. Warner, K. De Greve, Y. Dovzhenko, L. Thiel, R. L. Walsworth, S. Hong, P. Maletinsky, A. Yacoby, “Subnanometre resolution in three-dimensional magnetic resonance imaging of individual dark spins,” Nature nanotechnology 9 (4), 279-284 (2014)

  9. M. S. Grinolds*, S. Hong*, P. Maletinsky*, L. Luan, M. D. Lukin, R. L. Walsworth, A. Yacoby, “Nanoscale magnetic imaging of a single electron spin under ambient conditions,” Nature Physics 9 (4), 215-219 (2013)

  10. Sungkun Hong, Michael S Grinolds, Linh M Pham, David Le Sage, Lan Luan, Ronald L Walsworth, Amir Yacoby, “Nanoscale magnetometry with NV centers in diamond,” MRS bulletin 38 (02), 155-161 (2013)

  11. Sungkun Hong*, Michael S Grinolds*, Patrick Maletinsky*, Ronald L Walsworth, Mikhail D Lukin, Amir Yacoby, “Coherent, mechanical control of a single electronic spin,” Nano letters 12 (8), 3920-3924 (2012)

  12. Patrick Maletinsky*, Sungkun Hong*, Michael S Grinolds*, B Hausmann, Mikhail D Lukin, Ronald L Walsworth, Marko Loncar, Amir Yacoby, “A robust scanning diamond sensor for nanoscale imaging with single nitrogen-vacancy centres,” Nature nanotechnology 7 (5), 320-324 (2012)

  13. M. S. Grinolds*, P. Maletinsky*, S. Hong*, M. D. Lukin, R. L. Walsworth, A. Yacoby, “Quantum control of proximal spins using nanoscale magnetic resonance imaging,” Nature Physics 7 (9), 687-692 (2011)

  14. Birgit J M Hausmann*, Thomas M Babinec*, Jennifer T Choy*, Jonathan S Hodges, Sungkun Hong, Irfan Bulu, Amir Yacoby, Mikhail D Lukin, Marko Lončar, “Single-color centers implanted in diamond nanostructures,” New Journal of Physics 13 (4), 045004 (2011)

  15. J. R. Maze, P. L. Stanwix, J. S. Hodges, S. Hong, J. M. Taylor, P. Cappellaro, L. Jiang, M. V. Gurudev Dutt, E. Togan, A. S. Zibrov, A. Yacoby, R. L. Walsworth, M. D. Lukin, “Nanoscale magnetic sensing with an individual electronic spin in diamond,” Nature 455 (7213), 644-647 (2008)

04.2020 - present: Tenure-track Junior Professor, Institute for Functional Matter and Quantum Technologies, University of Stuttgart, Germany

04.2019 - 01.2020: Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

01.2013 - 03.2019: Postdoctoral Researcher, Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna, Austria

06.2006 - 03.2013: Ph.D. in Applied Physics, Harvard University, USA

04.2003 - 02.2006: Mandatory Military Service (as a designated engineer in high-tech industries)

03.1999 - 02.2003: B.S. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Seoul National University, South Korea

To the top of the page