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Generation |Y⟩ meeting – Quantum Millennials!

James was invited to join the Generation |Y⟩ initiative, of millennial quantum scientists starting their own research groups. It was an incredible meeting, with a huge amount of knowledge sharing and support.

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First trapped nanorods!

Well done Yanhui & Maryam, first nanorods trapped in London! These silicon nanorods are 600nm lond and about 130nm in diameter. The blue data shows the spectrum of a nanorod trapped by linearly polarized light, and the red data a … Continue reading

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Levitated optomechanics review online

You can find a pre-print of our levitated optomechanics article on arXiv: https://arxiv.org/abs/1907.08198 Optomechanics with Levitated Particles – Millen, Monteiro, Pettit, Vamivakas

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Welcome Inca!

We are very pleased to have Inca Robinson join us as a King’s Undergraduate Research Fellow. She will spend the next 6 weeks studying the concept of “macroscopic” in quantum physics.

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First trapping in the new lab

Levitation in our electromechanics experiment! Seriously speedy work from Katie and Muddassar.

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Welcome Maryam!

Dr. Maryam Nikkhou joins our group today, to focus on rotational optomechanics. Very pleased to have you onboard, Maryam.

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We’ve moved into our new lab.

Congratulations to the whole team for a swift and smooth move into our new lab, watch this space for the first results!

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