Author Archives: drjmillen

Levitated Electromechanics paper published

Very pleased that our theoretical proposal on electrical control and cooling of levitating nanoparticles has been published in Quantum Science & Technology! Quantum Sci. Technol. 4 024003 (2019)

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Welcome to Dr. Muddassar Rashid

We are very happy to welcome Dr. Muddassar Rashid to the group, whose main focus will be the levitated electromechanics project.

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Macroscopic rotational superpositions paper published!

Our really exciting proposal on testing quantum physics using the rotation of massive objects has been published in New Journal of Physics. This work has also attracted the journalists at Phys.org.

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Postdoctoral position available for March 2019

We have a position for a postdoc to work on┬árotational optomechanics. the aim is to control the rotation of levitated nanoparticles, to study fundamental quantum physics and develop new technology. You can apply here: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BNZ566/research-associate-in-physics Don’t hesitate to contact James … Continue reading

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Welcome to Katie & Yanhui

I’m excited to announce that Katie O’Flynn and Yanhui Hu have joined the group, to work on Electromechanics & Optomechanics respectively. I wish them a productive few years.

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New(ish) lab

The Levitated Nanophysics group has kinda moved into a new room… while we await a shiny new lab we have moved into a temporary space. Yes, it is an office, yes it is huge, and it also has a kitchen, … Continue reading

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Quantum Engineering of Levitated Systems – Benasque

James was pleased to be invited to just the most incredible conference in beautiful Benasque – Quantum Engineering of Levitated Systems. The entire levitated optomechanics community came together for the first time in a couple of years, to review our … Continue reading

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