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Quantum Engineering of Levitated Systems

2016, Sep 25 -- Oct 01

P. Barker (College London U.)
M. Juan (Macquarie U.)
T. Li (Purdue U.)
J. Twamley (Macquarie U.)

Monday, September 26
  • 10:30h
  • Angular momentum transfer to mesoscopic particles in vacuum
     Yoshihiko Arita (University of St Andrews, UK)
  • 11:15h
  • Nonlinear dynamics and cavity cooling of levitated nanoparticles
     Peter Barker (University College London, UK)
  • 12:00h
  • Optical levitation of nanodiamonds in vacuum without heating
     Gavin Morley (University of Warwick, UK)
  • 16:00h
  • Levitating Microspheres Gas and Water-Wave Lasers
     Tal Carmon (Technion, Israel)
  • 16:45h
  • Quantum Optomechanics with Nanospheres and Trapped Ions
     Tracy Northup (University of Innsbruck, Austria)
  • 17:30h
  • Quantum Computation With Optomechanical Cluster States
     Darren Moore (Queen’s University Belfast, UK)
  • 18:00h
  • Quantum Engineering of Noisy Optomechanics
     Radim Filip (Palacky University, Czech Republic)

    Tuesday, September 27
    • 10:30h
    • Towards Quantum Interference of a Superconducting Microsphere
       Oriol Romero-Isart (IQOQI Innsbruck, Austria)
    • 11:15h
    • Measuring quantum fluctuations in a superfluid optomechanical system
       Jack Harris (Yale University, USA)
    • 12:00h
    • Electron spin resonance from NV centers in diamonds levitating in a Paul trap
       Gabriel Hetet (ENS Laboratoire Pierre Aigrain, France)
    • 16:00h
    • Experimental Approaches towards Levitated Quantum Experiments
       Nikolai Kiesel (University of Vienna, Austria)
    • 16:45h
    • Optomechanics with tailored silicon nanoparticles: Towards matter-wave experiments
       Stefan Kuhn (University of Vienna, Austria)
    • 17:30h
    • Levitated nanomagnets in the quantum regime
       Cosimo Carlo Rusconi (IQOQI Innsbruck, Austria)
    • 18:00h
    • Electron spin control and torsional optomechanics of an optically levitated nanodiamond in vacuum
       Tongcang Li (Purdue University, USA)

      Wednesday, September 28
      • 10:30h
      • Quantum optical forces on nanodiamonds
         Gabriel Molina-Terriza (Macquarie University, Australia)
      • 11:15h
      • Optical trapping of nanoparticles with a deep parabolic mirror
         Vsevolod Salakhutdinov (Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Germany)
      • 11:40h
      • Organising afternoon discussions
      • 16:00h
      • Discussions

        Thursday, September 29
        • 10:30h
        • Quantum and classical dynamics of levitated nanoparticles in hybrid optical-electrical traps
           Tania Monteiro (University College London, UK)
        • 11:15h
        • TBA
           Sougato Bose (University College London, UK)
        • 12:00h
        • Strong photon-phonon interactions in optical cavities
           Darrick Chang (ICFO, Spain)
        • 16:00h
        • Scattering-Free Optical Levitation of a Cavity Mirror
           Lam Ping Koy (Australian National University, Australia)
        • 16:45h
        • Taming the dynamics of a levitated nanoparticle: from bistability to cooling
           Romain Quidant (ICFO, Spain)
        • 17:30h
        • Controlling the Motion of a optically levitated Nanoparticle in vacuum
           Jamie Vovrosh (University of Southampton, UK)
        • 18:00h
        • Force sensing and opto-mechanics with nanospheres in an optical lattice
           Andrew Geraci (University of Nevada Reno, USA)

          Friday, September 30
          • 10:30h
          • Generating macroscopic quantum superposition in optomechanical systems
             Lin Tian (University of California, USA)
          • 11:15h
          • Theory of gravimetry sensing, spin squeezing and cooling of levitated systems
             Jason Twamley (Macquarie University, Australia)
          • 12:00h
          • Prospects to use levitated optomechanics to test quantum mechanics and gravity
             Hendrik Ulbricht (University of Southampton, UK)
          • 16:00h
          • Quantum simulation and matter wave interference in an optically trapped nano-diamond
             Zhangqi Yin (Tsinghua University, China)
          • 16:45h
          • Complex behaviour of micro-nano-objects in spatially structured beams
             Pavel Zemánek (Institute of Scientific Instruments of the Czech Academy of Sciences,Czech Republic)
          • 17:30h
          • Optical Levitation of Nanodiamond by Doughnut Beams in Vacuum
             Nan Zhao (Beijing Computational Science Research Centre, China)
          • 18:10h
          • Closing remarks

            This session has received financial support from the following institutions:

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            • Gobierno de Aragón
            • Ministerio de educación y ciencia
            • DPH
            • Universidad de Zaragoza
            • Ayuntamiento de Benasque


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