logoOptomechanics and Macroscopic Cooling

Feb. 7-9, 2011

Cambridge MA USA 

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Monday, Feb 7

Phillips Auditorium, ITAMP, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge MA

8:00
Morning Coffee and Pastry Registration
8:30-8:45
Introduction
Session I

Big Ideas I,  Chair, Pierre Meystre

9:00
Peter Zoller: Hybrid Systems: Atoms and Opto-Nanomechanics YouTuberealplayer
9:40
Marcus Aspelmeyer: Quantum-optomechanics in the weak and strong coupling regime YouTubeRealplayer
10:20
Break
11:00
11:40
Oriol Romero-Isart: Optomechanical Matter-Wave Interferometer for Microspheres YouTuberealplayer
12:20
Lunch  
Session II
Big Ideas II, Chair:  Dan Stamper-Kurn
2:00

Eric Adelberger: Low-Frequency Torsion Oscillators In Gravitational Physics YouTuberealplayer

2:40
Chris Wipf: Radiation Pressure and Quantum Noise YouTuberealplayer
3:20
Dirk Bouwmeester: Towards quantum superpositions of a mirror YouTuberealplayer
4:00
Break  
4:40
Panel Discussion Konrad Lehnert, Ignacio Cirac, Mark Raizen, Oskar Painter Moderator= Nergis Mavalvala
5:45-7:00

Reception at 60 Garden Street, Cambridge MA

 

Tuesday, Feb 8

  Phillips Auditorium

8:30
Morning Coffee and Pastry
Session III
State of the Art, Chair: Konrad Lehnert
9:00
Dan Brooks: Linear and quadratic optomechanics with an array of ultracold atomic ensembles
9:40
Rina Kanamoto: Optomechanics Of A Quantum-Degenerate Fermi Gas You
                          Tube
10:20
Break  
11:00
Ignacio Wilson-Rae: A Phonon-tunneling Approach to Clamping Losses of Mechanical Resonators YouTube
11:40
Jack Sankey: Optomechanics With A Silicon Nitride Membrane Approaching The Quantum Regime YouTube
12:20
Shimon Kolkowitz: Coupling a Spin Qubit to the Motion of a Macroscopic Cantilever
1:00
Lunch  
Session IV
State of the Art II, Chair Mark Raizen
2:40
Tobias Kippenberg:
3:20
4:00
John Teufel: Circuit Cavity Electromechanics in the Strong Coupling Regime
   
Wednesday, Feb 9

Phillips Auditorium

8:30
Morning Coffee and Pastry
Session V
Hybrid Methods, Chair Oskar Painter
9:00
Mukund Vengalattore: YouTube
9:40
Swati Singh: Cavity Optomechanics: Beyond the Ground State YouTube
10:20
Coffee  
11:00
Andreas Nunnenkamp: Nonlinear Optomechanics: Quadratic Coupling And The Single-Photon Regime
11:40
Hong Tang: Optomechanical Cooling and Amplification In A Chip-Scale Integrated Circuit
12:20
Lunch  
Seesion VI
Hybrid Methods (cont'd) Chair Juan Ignacio Cirac
2:00
David HungerUltracold Atoms Coupled To A Micromechanical Membrane
2:40
Peter Rabl: The Photon Blockade Effect In Optomechanical Systems
3:20
Closing Thoughts: Pierre Meystre- Arizona, Nergis Mavalvala - MIT, Dan Stamper-Kurn- UC-Berkeley
Walk to Physics: Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138
4:00
Coffee in Physics Colloquium Room: Jefferson 356,
4:30
JAPC Talk  Oskar Painter: Radiation pressure at the nanoscale: classical- and quantum-optical applications