HYBRID OPTOMECHANICAL TECHNOLOGIES

HOT is a FET-Proactive H2020 project which will lay the foundation for a new generation of devices that connect or contain several nanoscale platforms in a single ‘hybrid’ system.

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HOT news & events

Open position in HOT

27.11.2018.  Our partner, Ghent University (UGENT), has an immediate opening for a postdoc position to work on the HOT project.  See the advert.

HOT at ICT2018

04.12.2018. HOT teams up with PHENOMEN, a FET-OPEN project, at the ICT2018 Exhibition in Vienna, Austria. The event is organised by the European Commission that showcases the accomplishments and pioneering results of research & innovation projects funded by the...

HOT 2019 meeting

20 - 24 Jan 2019 - 2nd Annual Conference of all HOT members in Gstaad-Saanen, Switzerland. The annual conference brings together members of the OMT and HOT consortia, two H2020 funded projects coordinated by EPFL and consisting of research groups from academia and...

‘Spooky’ quantum phenomenon

08.05.2018. Researchers at AALTO University in Finland have demonstrated one of the perplexing features of quantum mechanics at a much larger scale. Their study could open doors for potentially revolutionary technologies like quantum computers and new kinds of...

AMOLF develops a magnet-free optical circulator

04.05.2018. Researchers at AMOLF, in collaboration with the University of Texas, have created a microscale circulator that directionally routes light on an optical chip without using magnets. Their work is published in Nature Communications.   HOT PI,...

Latest research results

Measurement-based quantum control of mechanical motion
M. Rossi, D. Mason, J. Chen, Y. Tsaturyan, A. Schliesser
Nature 563, 53 (2018)
DOI:  10.1038/s41586-018-0643-8

Stabilized entanglement of massive mechanical oscillators
C. F. Ockeloen-Korppi, E. Damskagg, J.-M. Pirkkalainen, A. Clerk, F. Massel, M. J. Woolley, M. Sillanpää
Nature 556, 478–482 (2018)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.97.020102

 

Optical circulation in a multimode optomechanical resonator
F. Ruesink, J. P. Mathew, M.-A. Miri, A. Alù, E. Verhagen
Nature Communications 9, 1798 (2018)
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-04202-y

HOT receives funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 732894.