Paris, 2 – 4 April 2014, “Experimental toolbox for Cavity Optomechanics” by Prof. Antoine Heidmann

Programme of the “Experimental toolbox for cavity optomechanics” workshops



Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Morning: 3D printing

Afternoon: Lab visits

– Cryogenic Optomechanics

– Optomechanics with a photonic-crystal membrane

– Generation of non-gaussian states

– Quantum optics with an optical frequency comb

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Morning: Python I

The specifics of Python

Object-oriented programming and instrument interfacing

Afternoon: An introduction to Photonic crystals

Friday, April 4th, 2014

Morning: Python II

Scientific computing, Modelling and data analysis

Afternoon: Poster session

Some lab works will be run in parallel for those not interested in a specific topic.

Lab 1: Frequency and intensity stabilization of a laser

Lab 2: Homodyne detection

Lab 3: Laser/cavity locking