Centro de Ciencias de Benasque Pedro Pascual

Centro de Ciencias de Benasque Pedro Pascual

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Quantum Engineering of Levitated Systems

2018, Sep 16 -- Sep 22

Organizers:
J. Gieseler (Harvard U.)
J. Twamley (Macquarie U.)
M. Juan (IQOQI, Innsbruck)

Download pdf version of the program here.



Monday, September 17
  • 10:25-10:30
  • Foreword
     
  • 10:30-11:15
  • Precision searches for new physics using optically levitated sensors
     David Moore
  • 11:15-12:00
  • Non-interferometric diagnostics of collapse models
     Matteo Carlesso
  • 12:15-13:00
  • Towards a space platform for macroscopic tests of quantum physics
     Rainer Kaltenbaek
  • 16:30-17:15
  • Optomechanics with a Particle in a Magneto-Gravitational Trap
     Brian D'Urso
  • 17:15-17:45
  • Magneto-mechanical trapping of micro-diamonds at low pressures
     Matthew O'Brien
  • 18:00-18:45
  • Magnetic levitation and evaporative cooling of a mm-scale drop of superfluid liquid helium
     Jack Harris
  • 18:45-19:15
  • Levitated Micro-Magnets as Quantum Transducers
     Aaron Kabcenell

    Tuesday, September 18
    • 10:15-11:00
    • TBA
       Markus Aspelmeyer
    • 11:00-11:30
    • Cavity cooling of levitated nanoparticles
       Nadine Meyer
    • 11:45-12:30
    • State estimation and feedback cooling of levitated nanoparticles
       Ashley Setter
    • 12:30-13:00
    • Quantum and nonlinear optomechanics beyond ground state
       Radim Filip
    • 16:15-17:00
    • TBA
       Nikolai Kiesel
    • 17:00-17:30
    • Generalized 2nd law of thermodynamics under non- Markovian feedback control using a levitated particle
       Maxime Debiossac
    • 17:45-18:30
    • Dynamically generated Synthetic Electric Fields for Photons
       Petr Zapletal
    • 18:30-19:00
    • Exploring non-classicalities of gravity & nano-objects
       Sougato Bose

      Wednesday, September 19
      • 10:00-10:45
      • Size matters; pushing towards smaller particles. Rotation, microcavities and electrical control.
         James Millen
      • 10:45-11:30
      • Theory of optomechanics with rotating nanoparticles
         Ben Stickler
      • 11:45-12:30
      • Torsional optomechanics and nonequilibrium thermodynamics of a levitated nanoparticle
         Jonghoon Ahn
      • 12:30-13:00
      • Searching for gravitational waves and new short-range forces with optically trapped sensors
         Andrew Geraci
      • 16:15-19:00
      • Afternoon discussions
         

        Thursday, September 20
        • 10:30-11:00
        • TBA
           Martin Frimmer
        • 11:00-11:45
        • Precise mass measurement of a levitated nanoparticle in vacuum for sensing applications
           Francesco Ricci
        • 12:00-12:30
        • Motion of optically levitated nanoparticle in nonlinear regime
           Jana DamkovŠ
        • 12:30-13:00
        • Stochastic nonlinear filtering for levitated systems
           Josť Leit„o
        • 16:15-17:00
        • Hot or cold nanospheres? maybe none of the above
           Oriol Romero-Isart
        • 17:00-17:30
        • Optimal position reconstruction of a thermally driven harmonic oscillator for feedback cooling
           Felix Tebbenjohanns
        • 17:45-18:30
        • Levitating particles in a Paul trap for spin-mechanics
           Gabriel Hetet
        • 18:30-19:00
        • Motion control and optical interrogation of a levitating single NV in vacuum
           Gerard Planes Conangla

          Friday, September 21
          • 10:00-10:45
          • Laser refrigeration of nanoparticles
             Peter Barker
          • 10:45-11:30
          • Prospect for the ground state cooling of mg-scale mechanical oscillators
             Nobuyuki Matsumoto
          • 11:45-12:30
          • Ion-trap approaches to quantum optomechanics
             Tracy Northup
          • 12:30-13:00
          • Quantum optomechanical response of a two-dimensional atomic array
             Ephraim Shahmoon
          • 16:15-17:00
          • Direct measurement of Kramers turnover with a levitated nanoparticle
             Loic Rondin
          • 17:00-17:30
          • Orbital motion from optical spin: the extraordinary momentum of circularly polarized light beams
             Vojtech Svak
          • 17:45-18:30
          • Comparing optically and mechanically constrained oscillators for precision measurement
             Thomas W. LeBrun
          • 18:30-19:00
          • Optically assembled tunable colloidal waveguide
             Oto Brzobohatż

            This session has received financial support from the following institutions:

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

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