LKB - Optomecanics and Quantum measurements group

PhD Thesis

Cooling a macroscopic mechanical oscillator close to its quantum ground state

Leonhard Neuhaus, defended on december 9th 2016


Corrélations optomécaniques : étude du bruit quantique de pression de radiation

Thibaut Karassouloff, defended on April 1st 2016


Optomécanique en cavité cryogénique avec un micro-pilier pour l’observation du régime quantique d’un résonateur mécanique macroscopique

Aurélien Kuhn, defended on June 21th 2013

Manuscript (in french)


Quantum and dynamical back-action effects using a gram-scale mechanical resonator in a high-finesse optical cavity

Alexandros Tavernarakis, defended on December 20th 2012

Manuscript


Interaction optomécanique à trois modes et refroidissement d’un micro-résonateur mécanique

Chiara Molinelli, defended in June 2011

Manuscript (in french)


Radiation pressure effects and quantum limits in optomechanical coupling

Pierre Verlot, defended on September 24th 2009

Manuscript (in french)


Optomechanical coupling, back-action and quantum limits in ultrasensitive optical measurements

Thomas Caniard, defended on July 19th 2007

Manuscript (in french)


Ultrasensitive optical measurement and radiation-pressure cooling of a micro-mechanical resonator

Olivier Arcizet, defended on December 8th 2006

Manuscript (in french)


Characterization of optomechanical coupling between light and a mirror: thermal noise and quantum effects

Tristan Briant, defended on December 12th 2003

Manuscript (in french)


Thermal noise and radiation-pressure effects in a high-finesse optical cavity

Pierre-François Cohadon, defended on January 25th 2000

Manuscript (in french)


Study of optomechanical coupling in a high-finesse cavity; observation of the Brownian motion of a mirror

Yassine Hadjar, defended on November 28th 1998

Manuscript (in french)