On-chip optomechanics using excitonic transitions in semiconductor heterostructures.

October 1, 2015

Hiroshi Yamaguchi, NTT Basic Research Laboratories

Researchers of NTT Basic Research Laboratories, in a collaboration with Tohoku University, demonstrated a novel method of laser cooling of mechanical resonators, where the thermal vibration can be damped simply by applying a laser light without using any optical cavity.

Kick-Off Meeting

September 1, 2015

Yoshiro Hirayama, Tohoku University

We held the first meeting (kick-off meeting) of the new Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas “Science of Hybrid Quantum Systems” on August 29 (Sat.) and 30 (Sun.).