Nanomechanics Online Mini Workshop: "Frontiers of Nanomechanics"

Please note that this website refers to a past event - for reference use only

M. Aspelmeyer, University of Vienna, Austria
A. Bleszynski Jayich, University of California in Santa Barbara, USA
Y. Chu, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
A. Clerk, University of Chicago, USA
M. Dykman, Michigan State University, USA
J. Harris, Yale University, USA
S. Huber, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
A. Safavi-Naeini, Stanford University, USA

Video Recordings
Almost all the talks were recorded on video (we do not include the Q&A periods here for legal reasons).  Please click on the links in the program below.

Tuesday, September 15
5:00 pm  Jack Harris: Single phonon quantum acoustics with superfluid helium
5:40 pm  Markus Aspelmeyer: Levitated Optomechanics as Testbed for Fundamental Physics
6:20 pm  Yiwen Chu: Creating and using quantum states of sound

Wednesday, September 16
5:00 pm  Sebastian Huber: Wave engineering: From geometry to fragility
5:40 pm  Aashish Clerk: Nonlinear quantum resonators: exact solutions and hidden symmetries
6:20 pm  Ania Jayich: Diamond Optomechanics
7:00 pm  Poster flashes

Thursday, September 17
5:00 pm  Mark Dykman: Resonant time-symmetry breaking in coupled oscillators  *
5:40 pm  Amir Safavi-Naeini: Advances in Electro- and Optomechanical Structures with Lithium Niobate
6:20 pm  Discussion (among other things: bringing together the nanomechanics community online)
7:00 pm  Virtual poster session (see instructions below)

* Due to technical difficulties, only the second half of Mark Dykman's talk was recorded. Please find the full slides for download here.

Workshop Website at the ICTP Trieste:


Online Posters for the Nanomechanics Online Mini Workshop

Please simply follow this link to join the virtual poster session on Thursday:

The poster session will officially start 7:30pm CEST (1:30pm EDT). We have bought a license for up to 230 users starting 7:00 pm, for a period of 8 hours. But even before and after you can use the link (then the number of users is limited to 25). Have fun at the seaside conference location!

You will be able to login using the link above without any sign-up. Technical requirement: Firefox or Chrome browser needed. When you enter the room using the link, you will be asked for your name. Please enter first name and last name or at least something that people can really use to identify you, otherwise it will get complicated. Also, please allow your browser to access your video and microphone. You will be able to walk among posters, look at them (press 'x') and speak with people in your vicinity via video chat. It should be fun, and you can use this opportunity to catch up with old friends and hang out together at the beach! Note: All your posters will have been distributed throughout the room by us already. You don't need to bring any tape ...

Kjetil Borkje, University of South-Eastern Norway: Critical quantum fluctuations in optomechanical systems with large single-photon cooperativity
Jonathan Gosling, University College London: Laser refrigeration of an optically levitated Yb3+:YLF nanocrystal
Valerio Peri, ETH Zurich: Probing the robust spectral flow of fragile topology
Cheng Jiang, Huaiyin Normal University: Switchable bipartite and genuine tripartite entanglement via an optoelectromechanical interface
Wentao Jiang and Felix Mayor, Stanford University: Gigahertz phononic integrated circuits on thin-film lithium niobate on sapphire
Manel Bosch Aguilera, University of Basel: Light-mediated strong coupling between a mechanical oscillator and atomic spins 1 meter apart
Victor Augusto A. S. V. Bittencourt, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light: Magnon-Phonon Quantum Correlation Thermometry
Sanchar Sharma, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light: Spin Cat States in a ferromagnetic insulator
Linhai Huang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology: Frequency stabilization and noise-induced spectral narrowing in resonators with zero dispersion
Andreas K. Hüttel, University of Regensburg: Microwave optomechanics with a suspended carbon nanotube quantum dot
Andreas K. Hüttel, University of Regensburg: Magnetic field control of the Franck-Condon coupling of few-electron quantum states
Atakan B. Ari, Boston University: Nanomechanical Measurement of the Brownian Force Noise in a Viscous Liquid
Dimitri L. Chafatinos, Instituto Balseiro (IB): Polariton-Driven Phonon Laser
Zhuo-Zhi Zhang, University of Science and Technology of China: Coherent phonon dynamics in spatially-separated graphene mechanical resonators
Xiang-Xiang Song, University of Science and Technology of China: A suspended silicon single-hole transistor as an extremely scaled gigahertz nanomechanical beam resonator
Haocun Yu, ​LIGO Lab @ Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Quantum Correlations in Advanced LIGO
Zheqi Wang, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light: Optomechanically Coupled Nanospike ArrayFabricated on the Endface of a Soft-GlassPhotonic Crystal Fibre
Sumit Kumar, Univ. Grénoble Alpes, et al: Anomalous spikes in the apparent vibration amplitude of nanomechanical strings
Alexander S. Kuznetsov, Paul Drude Institute for Solid State Electronics (Berlin): Electrically driven exciton-polariton optomechanics at super-high frequencies
Marko Toros, University College London, et al: 2D quantum levitated optomechanics
Tirth Shah, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light: Topological phonon transport in an optomechanical system
Vittorio Peano, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light: Rapid Exploration of Topological Band Structures using Deep Learning
Lingzhen Guo, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light: Non-Markovian quantum optics with giant artificial atom


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