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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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 :...
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Lighting up the House

Art installation premiered at Malta’s European Researchers’ Night

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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...
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EPFL leads 14-million-euro EU projects in optomechanical technologies

20.02.2017 - EPFL’s Laboratory of Photonics and Quantum Measurements, led by Professor Tobias J. Kippenberg, will coordinate two Horizon 2020 projects for a total of €14 million. The projects will be carried out through two parallel collaborations, Hybrid...
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Seeing the light

29.01.2017 - The HOT consortium, of which Malta forms part, aims to lay the foundation for an optomechanical revolution, André Xuereb says. Read more...
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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.