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  • Monday, 6 September 2010
    • 08:30 - 09:30 REGISTRATION and ADMINISTRATIVE FORMALITIES
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 08:30 REGISTRATION and ADMINISTRATIVE FORMALITIES 1h0'
    • 09:30 - 09:40 OPENING REMARKS
      • 09:30 OPENING REMARKS 10'
    • 09:35 - 12:00 QUANTUM NANOMECHANICS I - Session Chair: J. HARRIS
      • 09:35 QUANTUM NANOMECHANICS I - Session Chair: J. HARRIS 2h25'
    • 09:40 - 10:20 Measuring the quantum harmonic oscillator
      • 09:40 Measuring the quantum harmonic oscillator 40'
        Speaker: Andrew CLELAND (University of California, U.S.A.)
        Material: abstract lecture notes
    • 10:20 - 10:40 COFFEE BREAK
      • 10:20 COFFEE BREAK 20'
    • 10:30 - 10:30 QUANTUM NANOMECHANICS II
      • 10:30 QUANTUM NANOMECHANICS II
    • 10:40 - 11:20 Microwave cavity optomechanics in the strong coupling regime
      • 10:40 Microwave cavity optomechanics in the strong coupling regime 40'
        Speaker: John TEUFEL (NIST, Boulder, U.S.A.)
        Material: abstract
    • 11:20 - 12:00 SQUID detection scheme: Towards quantum-limited detection
      • 11:20 SQUID detection scheme: Towards quantum-limited detection 40'
        Speaker: Yaroslav BLANTER (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands)
        Material: abstract
    • 12:00 - 14:00 LUNCH BREAK
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:00 LUNCH BREAK 2h0'
    • 13:55 - 15:20 SHUTTLE - Session Chair: M. KISELEV
      • 13:55 SHUTTLE - Session Chair: M. KISELEV 1h25'
    • 14:00 - 14:40 Voltage-sustained self-oscillation of a nanomechanical electron shuttle
      • 14:00 Voltage-sustained self-oscillation of a nanomechanical electron shuttle 40'
        Speaker: Eva WEIG (LMU, Munich, Germany)
        Material: abstract
    • 14:40 - 15:20 Spontaneous symmetry breaking in coupled nanomechanical electron shuttles
      • 14:40 Spontaneous symmetry breaking in coupled nanomechanical electron shuttles 40'
        Speaker: Robert BLICK (University of Wisconsin-Madison, U.S.A.)
        Material: abstract
    • 15:20 - 15:40 COFFEE BREAK
      • 15:20 COFFEE BREAK 20'
    • 15:35 - 17:00 ATOMS and MECHANICS - Session Chair: A. CLERK
      • 15:35 ATOMS and MECHANICS - Session Chair: A. CLERK 1h25'
    • 15:40 - 16:20 Observation of bi-directional coupling between ultracold atoms and a mechanical oscillator
      • 15:40 Observation of bi-directional coupling between ultracold atoms and a mechanical oscillator 40'
        Speaker: Philipp TREUTLEIN (University of Basel, Switzerland)
        Material: abstract
    • 16:20 - 17:00 From cavity opto-mechanics to quantum phase-transitions
      • 16:20 From cavity opto-mechanics to quantum phase-transitions 40'
        Speaker: Tilman ESSLINGER (ETH, Zurich, Switzerland)
        Material: abstract lecture notes
    • 18:00 - 20:00 WELCOME DRINK
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Terrace)
      • 18:00 WELCOME DRINK 2h0'
  • Tuesday, 7 September 2010
    • 08:55 - 11:55 CAVITY OPTOMECHANICS I - Session Chair: F. MARQUARDT
      • 08:55 CAVITY OPTOMECHANICS I - Session Chair: F. MARQUARDT 3h0'
    • 09:00 - 09:40 Laser interferometer gravitational wave detectors: (Quantum) opto-mechanics on the large scale
      • 09:00 Laser interferometer gravitational wave detectors: (Quantum) opto-mechanics on the large scale 40'
        Speaker: David McCLELLAND (The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia)
        Material: abstract
    • 09:40 - 10:20 Quantum signatures of the dynamics of a vibrational mode of a thin membrane within an optical cavity
      • 09:40 Quantum signatures of the dynamics of a vibrational mode of a thin membrane within an optical cavity 40'
        Speaker: David VITALI (University of Camerino, Italy)
        Material: abstract lecture notes
    • 10:20 - 10:40 COFFEE BREAK
      • 10:20 COFFEE BREAK 20'
    • 10:30 - 10:30 CAVITY OPTOMECHANICS II
      • 10:30 CAVITY OPTOMECHANICS II
    • 10:40 - 11:20 Cavity optomechanics with microresonators
      • 10:40 Cavity optomechanics with microresonators 40'
        Speaker: Tobias KIPPENBERG (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:20 - 12:00 2 CONTRIBUTED TALKS
      • 11:20 2 CONTRIBUTED TALKS 40'
    • 12:00 - 14:00 LUNCH BREAK
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:00 LUNCH BREAK 2h0'
    • 13:55 - 15:20 QUANTUM MECHANICS - Session Chair: R. LIFSHITZ
      • 13:55 QUANTUM MECHANICS - Session Chair: R. LIFSHITZ 1h25'
    • 14:00 - 14:40 Quantum versus classical dynamics of strongly nonlinear resonators
      • 14:00 Quantum versus classical dynamics of strongly nonlinear resonators 40'
        Speaker: Miles BLENCOWE (Dartmouth College, Hanover, U.S.A.)
        Material: abstract lecture notes
    • 14:40 - 15:20 Fluctuation-induced switching and power spectra of modulated quantum oscillators
      • 14:40 Fluctuation-induced switching and power spectra of modulated quantum oscillators 40'
        Speaker: Mark DYKMAN (Michigan State University, U.S.A.)
        Material: abstract lecture notes
    • 15:20 - 15:40 GROUP PHOTO (place to be confirmed)
      • 15:20 GROUP PHOTO (place to be confirmed) 20'
    • 15:40 - 16:20 POSTER SESSION
      Refreshments will be available during the poster session
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 15:40 POSTER SESSION 40'
    • 16:20 - 17:00 POSTER SESSION
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 16:20 POSTER SESSION 40'
  • Wednesday, 8 September 2010
    • 08:55 - 10:20 TOWARDS QUANTUM OPTOMECHANICS - Session Chair: K. LEHNERT
      • 08:55 TOWARDS QUANTUM OPTOMECHANICS - Session Chair: K. LEHNERT 1h25'
    • 09:00 - 09:40 Quantum measurement and full counting statistics of phonon shot noise
      • 09:00 Quantum measurement and full counting statistics of phonon shot noise 40'
        Speaker: Aashish CLERK (McGill University, Montreal, Canada)
        Material: abstract
    • 09:40 - 10:20 Towards macroscopic quantum superpositions
      • 09:40 Towards macroscopic quantum superpositions 40'
        Speaker: Dirk BOUWMEESTER (University of California at Santa Barbara, U.S.A.)
        Material: abstract
    • 10:20 - 10:40 COFFEE BREAK
      • 10:20 COFFEE BREAK 20'
    • 10:30 - 12:00 SELF-OSCILLATION - Session Chair: M. DYKMAN
      • 10:30 SELF-OSCILLATION - Session Chair: M. DYKMAN 1h30'
    • 10:40 - 11:20 Noise properties of cavity-driven mechanical oscillations
      • 10:40 Noise properties of cavity-driven mechanical oscillations 40'
        Speaker: A.D. ARMOUR (University of Nottingham, U.K.)
        Material: abstract
    • 11:20 - 12:00 Optically induced self oscillations in mechanical resonators
      • 11:20 Optically induced self oscillations in mechanical resonators 40'
        Speaker: Eyal BUKS (Technion, Haifa, Israel)
        Material: abstract
    • 12:00 - 14:00 LUNCH BREAK
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:00 LUNCH BREAK 2h0'
    • 14:00 - 17:00 TRIP TO AQUILEIA AND GRADO
      Meeting Point - bus stop near the seafront
      • 14:00 TRIP TO AQUILEIA AND GRADO 3h0'
    • 19:00 - 22:00 SOCIAL DINNER
      Ristorante MEZZA LUNA
      • 19:00 SOCIAL DINNER 3h0'
  • Thursday, 9 September 2010
    • 08:55 - 10:20 CARBON NEMS I - Session Chair: E. WEIG
      • 08:55 CARBON NEMS I - Session Chair: E. WEIG 1h25'
    • 09:00 - 09:40 Strong coupling in carbon nanotube mechanical resonators
      • 09:00 Strong coupling in carbon nanotube mechanical resonators 40'
        Speaker: Herre van der ZANT (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands)
        Material: abstract
    • 09:40 - 10:20 Electromechanical resonators based on nanotube and graphene
      • 09:40 Electromechanical resonators based on nanotube and graphene 40'
        Speaker: Adrian BACHTOLD (CIN2 (CSIC-ICN), Bellaterra, Spain)
        Material: abstract
    • 10:20 - 10:40 COFFEE BREAK
      • 10:20 COFFEE BREAK 20'
    • 10:30 - 12:00 TRANSPORT and NEMS - Session Chair: M. BLENCOWE
      • 10:30 TRANSPORT and NEMS - Session Chair: M. BLENCOWE 1h30'
    • 10:40 - 11:20 Feedback control of quantum transport
      • 10:40 Feedback control of quantum transport 40'
        Speaker: Tobias BRANDES (Technische Universitaet Berlin, Germany)
        Material: abstract lecture notes
    • 11:20 - 12:00 2 CONTRIBUTED TALKS
      • 11:20 2 CONTRIBUTED TALKS 40'
    • 12:00 - 14:00 LUNCH BREAK
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:00 LUNCH BREAK 2h0'
    • 13:55 - 15:20 CARBON NEWS II - Session Chair: J. von DELFT
      • 13:55 CARBON NEWS II - Session Chair: J. von DELFT 1h25'
    • 14:00 - 14:40 Longitudinal vibrations of suspended carbon nanotubes - Franck-Condon effect, cotunneling and nonequilibrium
      • 14:00 Longitudinal vibrations of suspended carbon nanotubes - Franck-Condon effect, cotunneling and nonequilibrium 40'
        Speaker: Andreas HUETTEL (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands)
        Material: abstract lecture notes
    • 14:40 - 15:20 Effects of electron-phonon coupling in suspended graphene
      • 14:40 Effects of electron-phonon coupling in suspended graphene 40'
        Speaker: Felix von OPPEN (Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:20 - 15:40 BREAK
      • 15:20 BREAK 20'
    • 15:40 - 16:20 POSTER SESSION
      Refreshments will be available during the poster session
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 15:40 POSTER SESSION 40'
    • 16:20 - 17:00 POSTER SESSION
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 16:20 POSTER SESSION 40'
  • Friday, 10 September 2010
    • 09:00 - 09:40 A phonon-tunneling approach to support-induced dissipation of nanomechanical resonators
      • 09:00 A phonon-tunneling approach to support-induced dissipation of nanomechanical resonators 40'
        Speaker: Ignacio WILSON-RAE (Technische Universitaet Munchen, Germany)
        Material: abstract lecture notes
    • 09:40 - 10:20 Quantum mechanical interface for opto-electronics
      • 09:40 Quantum mechanical interface for opto-electronics 40'
        Speaker: E.S. POLZIK (Copenhagen University, Denmark)
        Material: abstract
    • 10:20 - 10:40 COFFEE BREAK
      • 10:20 COFFEE BREAK 20'
    • 10:30 - 12:00 SUPERCONDUCTORS and NEMS
      • 10:30 SUPERCONDUCTORS and NEMS 1h30'
    • 10:40 - 11:20 Nanoelectromechanics of superconducting weak links
      • 10:40 Nanoelectromechanics of superconducting weak links 40'
        Speaker: Robert SHEKHTER (University of Gothenburg, Sweden)
        Material: abstract lecture notes
    • 11:20 - 12:00 Qubit-coupled nanomechanics
    • 12:00 - 14:00 LUNCH BREAK
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:00 LUNCH BREAK 2h0'
    • 13:55 - 15:20 CAVITY OPTOMECHANICS III - Session Chair: T. KIPPENBERG
      • 13:55 CAVITY OPTOMECHANICS III - Session Chair: T. KIPPENBERG 1h25'
    • 14:00 - 14:40 Quantum limits of photothermal cavity cooling and GaAs disk optomechanics
      • 14:00 Quantum limits of photothermal cavity cooling and GaAs disk optomechanics 40'
        Speaker: Ivan FAVERO (Universite Paris Diderot, France)
    • 14:35 - 14:35 INTEGRATED OPTOMECHANICS
      • 14:35 INTEGRATED OPTOMECHANICS
    • 14:40 - 15:20 Dynamics in optomechanical multi-mode systems and arrays
      • 14:40 Dynamics in optomechanical multi-mode systems and arrays 40'
        Speaker: Florian MARQUARDT (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany)
        Material: abstract lecture notes
    • 15:20 - 15:30 CLOSING REMARKS
      • 15:20 CLOSING REMARKS 10'
    • 15:30 - 16:00 COFFEE BREAK
      • 15:30 COFFEE BREAK 30'