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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Discover HOT in animation

We have created an animation video explaining hybrid optomechanical technologies (HOT). Watch it below.

FCQO18 organized by IST Austria

It is a great pleasure for us to announce the International Conference on Frontiers of Circuit QED and Optomechanics 2018, which will be held at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria), on February 12-14, 2018 with an estimated 120 conference...

Lighting up the House

Art installation premiered at Malta’s European Researchers’ Night

One-way track for microwaves based on mechanical interference

27.09.2017 - EPFL researchers use interference in the motion of a micrometre-size drum to route microwave signals in a single direction. Read more here :...

Nanoscale motion sends light into overdrive

07.07.2017 - AMOLF researchers have developed nanoscale strings whose motion can be converted to light signals with unprecedented strength. This could allow for extremely precise sensors and comes with an important side-effect. “Analogous to a guitar amplifier in...

Latest research results

Strong 4-mode coupling of nanomechanical string resonators
k. Gajo, S. Schüz, E. M. Weig
arXiv:1707.02926, accepted for publication in Appl. Phys. Lett.

Sensitivity–bandwidth limit in a multi–mode opto–electro–mechanical transducer
I. Moaddel Haghighi, N. Malossi, R. Natali, G. Di Giuseppe, D. Vitali

Enhancing sideband cooling with feedback–controlled light
M. Rossi, N. Kralj, S. Zippilli, R. Natali, A. Borrielli, G. Pandraud, E. Serra, G. Di Giuseppe, D. Vitali

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