Sheon Chua

Sheon Chua
Experienced Researcher
Université Pierre et Marie Curie

Academic background

2008 – 2013: Ph.D. Physics, Australian National Univeristy
2007: BSc (Hons) Physics, Australian National University
2003 – 2006: B. Sc / B. Commerce, Australian National University

Current research topic

Broadband sub-SQL measurement of a macroscopic quantum-optomechanical oscillator using squeezed light.

Selected publications

Impact of backscattered-light in a squeezing-enhanced interferometric gravitational-wave detector
Chua, S. S. Y., Dwyer, S., Barsotti, L., Sigg, D., Schofield, R. M. S., Frolov, V. V., Kawabe, K., Evans, M., Meadors, G. D., Factourovich, M., Gustafson, R., Vorvick, C., Landry, M., Khalaidovski, A., Stefszky, M. S., Mow-Lowry, C. M., Buchler, B. C., Shaddock, D. A., Lam, P. K., Schnabel, R., Mavalvala, N., and McClelland, D. M.,
Classical Quantum Gravity, vol. 31, 035017 (2014).

Enhanced sensitivity of the LIGO gravitational wave detector by using squeezed states of light
The LIGO Scientific Collaboration. Acknowledged as one of the lead scientists of the project.
Nature Photonics 7, pp. 613 – 619 (2013)

Squeezed quadrature fluctuations in a gravitational wave detector using squeezed light,
Dwyer, S., Barsotti, L., Chua, S. S. Y., Evans, M., Factourovich, M., Gustafson, D., Isogai, T., Kawabe, K., Khalaidovski, A., Lam, P. K., Landry, M., Mavalvala, N., McClelland, D. M., Meadors, G. D., Mow-Lowry, C. M., Schnabel, R., Smith-Lefebvre, N., Stefszky, M. S., Vorvick, C., and Sigg, D.,
Optics Express, vol. 21, no. 16 (2013)

Path length modulation technique for scatter noise immunity in squeezing measurements,
Wade, A. R., Chua, S. S. Y., Stefszky, M. S., Shaddock, D. A., McClelland, D. E.,
Optics Letters, vol. 38, no. 13, pp. 2265-2267. (2013)

Balanced Homodyne Detection of Optical Quantum States at Audio-Band Frequencies and Below,
Stefszky, M.S, Mow-Lowry, C.M., Chua, S.S.Y., Shaddock, D.A., Buchler, B.C., Vahlbruch, H., Khalaidovski, A., Schnabel, R., Lam, P.K., McClelland, D.E.,
Classical Quantum Gravity vol. 29, no. 14, 145015 (2012)

Backscatter tolerant squeezed light source for advanced gravitational-wave detectors,
Chua, S.S.Y., Stefszky, M.S., Mow-Lowry, C.M., Buchler, B.C., Dwyer, S., Shaddock, D.A., Lam, P.K. & McClelland, D.E.,
Optics Letters, vol. 36, no. 23, pp. 4680-4682. (2011)