LKB - Optomecanics and Quantum measurements group

A new method of probing mechanical losses of coatings at cryogenic temperatures
Serge Galliou, Samuel Deléglise, Maxim Goryachev, Leonhard Neuhaus, Gianpietro Cagnoli, Salim Zerkani, Vincent Dolique, Jérémy Bon, Xavier Vacheret, Philippe Abbé, Laurent Pinard, Christophe Michel, Thibaut Karassouloff, Tristan Briant, Pierre-François Cohadon, Antoine Heidmann, Michael E. Tobar, and Roger Bourquin.
Review of Scientific Instruments 87, 12 (2016)

High-finesse Fabry-Perot cavities with bidimensional Si3N4 photonic-crystal slabs
Xu Chen, Clément Chardin, Kevin Makles, Charles Caër, Sheon Chua, Rémy Braive, Isabelle Robert-Philip, Tristan Briant, Pierre-François Cohadon, Antoine Heidmann, Thibaut Jacqmin and Samuel Deléglise
Nature Light: Science & Applications (2017)

  • 2D photonic-crystal optomechanical nanoresonator K. Makles, T. Antoni, A. G. Kuhn, S. Deléglise, T. Briant, P.-F. Cohadon, R. Braive, G. Beaudoin, L. Pinard, C. Michel, V. Dolique, R. Flaminio, G. Cagnoli, I. Robert-Philip, and A. Heidmann, Opt. Lett. 40, 2, 174 [preprint][article]
  • Searching for stochastic gravitational waves using data from the two colocated LIGO Hanford detectors The Ligo and the Virgo collaborations, Phys. Rev. D 91, 022003 [preprint][article]
  • Directed search for gravitational waves from Scorpius X-1 with initial LIGO data The Ligo and the Virgo collaborations, Phys. Rev. D 91, 062008 [preprint][article]
  • Search for Gravitational Waves Associated with γ-ray Bursts Detected by the Interplanetary Network The Ligo and the Virgo collaborations, and IPN Collaboration Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 011102 [preprint][article]
  • Constraints on Cosmic Strings from the LIGO-Virgo Gravitational-Wave Detectors The Ligo and the Virgo collaborations Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 131101 [preprint][article]
  • Improved Upper Limits on the Stochastic Gravitational-Wave Background from 2009–2010 LIGO and Virgo Data The Ligo and the Virgo collaborations Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 231101 [preprint][article]
  • Search for Gravitational Waves from Binary Black Hole Inspiral, Merger and Ringdown in LIGO-Virgo Data from 2009-2010 The Ligo and the Virgo collaborations, Phys. Rev. D 87, 022002 [preprint][article]
  • Parameter estimation for compact binary coalescence signals with the first generation gravitational wave detector network The Ligo and the Virgo collaborations, Phys. Rev. D 88, 062001 [preprint][article]
  • Search for long-lived gravitational-wave transients coincident with long gamma-ray bursts The Ligo and the Virgo collaborations, Phys. Rev. D 88, 122004 [preprint][article]
  • Nonlinear mechanics with suspended nanomembranes T. Antony, T. Antoni, K. Makles, R. Braive, T. Briant, P-F. Cohadon, I. Sagnes, I. Robert-Philip and A. Heidmann, Eur. Phys. Lett. 100, 68005 [preprint][article]
  • Search for gravitational waves associated with gamma-ray bursts during LIGO science run 6 and Virgo science run 2 and 3 The Ligo and the Virgo collaborations, Astrophys. J. 760, 12 [preprint][article]
  • Upper limits on a stochastic gravitational-wave background using LIGO and Virgo interferometers at 600-1000 Hz The Ligo and the Virgo collaborations, Physical Review D 85, 122001 [preprint][article]
  • Search for Gravitational Waves from Intermediate Mass Binary Black Holes The Ligo and the Virgo collaborations, Physical Review D 85, 102004 [preprint][article]
  • Deformable two-dimensional photonic crystal slab for cavity optomechanics T. Antoni, A. G. Kuhn, T. Briant, P-F. Cohadon, A. Heidmann, R. Braive, A. Beveratos, I. Abram, L. L. Gratiet, I. Sagnes, and I. Robert-Philip , Optics Letters, 36, 17 [preprint][article]
  • A micropillar for cavity optomechanics A. Kuhn et al., App. Phys. Lett. 99, 121103 (2011) [preprint][article]
  • Towards the experimental demonstration of quantum radiation pressure noise P. Verlot et al. Comptes rendus physique 12 9-10 (2011) [article]
  • Backaction Amplification and Quantum Limits in Optomechanical Measurements
    P. Verlot et al., Phys. Rev. Lett., 104 13602 (2010) [preprint][article]

Scheme to Probe Optomechanical Correlations between Two Optical Beams Down to the Quantum Level P. Verlot, A. Tavernarakis, T. Briant, P.-F. Cohadon et A. Heidmann

Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 103601 [preprint] [article]

  • Experimental optomechanics with silicon micromirrors O. Arcizet, C. Molinelli, T. Briant, P-F. Cohadon, A. Heidmann, J-M. Mackowski, C. Michel, L. Pinard, O. Français and L. Rousseau, New J. Phys. 10, 125021 (2008) [article]
  • Observation of Back-Action Noise Cancellation in Interferometric and Weak Force Measurements T. Caniard, P. Verlot, T. Briant, P.-F. Cohadon & A. Heidmann
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 110801 (2007) [preprint] [1]
  • Radiation-pressure cooling and optomechanical instability of a micro-mirror O. Arcizet, P.-F. Cohadon, T. Briant, M. Pinard & A. Heidmann
    Nature 444, 71 (2006) [preprint][article]
  • High-Sensitivity Optical Monitoring of a Micromechanical Resonator with a Quantum-Limited Optomechanical Sensor O. Arcizet, P.-F. Cohadon, T. Briant, M. Pinard, A. Heidmann, J.-M. Mackowski, C. Michel, L. Pinard, O. Français, and L. Rousseau
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 133601 (2006) [preprint][article]
  • Beating quantum limits in an optomechanical sensor by cavity detuning O. Arcizet, T. Briant, A. Heidmann & M. Pinard
    Phys. Rev. A 73, 033819 (2006) [preprint][article]
  • Entangling movable mirrors in a double-cavity system M. Pinard, A. Dantan, D. Vitali, O. Arcizet, T. Briant & A. Heidmann
    Europhys. Lett. 72, 747 (2005) [preprint][article]