Watch our Optical Circulator video

Watch our Optical Circulator video

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 featured...
HOT2019 Network Conference

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

‘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

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...
Nanoscale motion sends light into overdrive

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...