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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Quantum drum

31.10.2018. Researchers at the Schliesser Lab and the Centre for Hybrid Quantum Networks (Hy-Q) from the University of Copenhagen have demonstrated a new way to address a central problem in quantum physics. The results have potential applications in ultraprecise...

Watch our Optical Circulator video

14.12.2018 Research carried out by parnter AMOLF demostrates how optical circulation utilising radiation pressure interacts in an on-chip multimode optomechanical system.  We have also created a video demonstrating this concept of the Optical Circulator which was also...

HOT2019 Network Conference

7 - 11 July 2019 - HOT2019 covered the broader field of Quantum Science and Technology, including hybrid quantum systems, quantum measurements, quantum interfaces, atomic, microwave and optical approaches to opto- and electro-mechanics. It brought together...

‘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, Prof. Ewold...

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

This work is supported by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 732894 (FET-Proactive HOT)