* indicates equal contribution


A quantum memory at telecom wavelengths
A. Wallucks, I. Marinković, B. Hensen, R. Stockill, and S. Gröblacher
arXiv:1910.07409 (2019)

Peer-reviewed journals:


Feedback cooling of a room temperature mechanical oscillator close to its motional groundstate
J. Guo, R. A. Norte, and S. Gröblacher
Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 223602 (2019) [e-print]

Gallium phosphide as a piezoelectric platform for quantum optomechanics
R. Stockill*, M. Forsch*, G. Beaudoin, K. Pantzas, I. Sagnes, R. Braive, and S. Gröblacher
Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 163602 (2019) [e-print]

Microwave-to-optics conversion using a mechanical oscillator in its quantum groundstate
M. Forsch*, R. Stockill*, A. Wallucks, I. Marinković, C. Gärtner, R. A. Norte, F. van Otten, A. Fiore, K. Srinivasan, and S. Gröblacher
Nature Phys. 16, 69 – 74 (2020) [e-print]

Nanofabricated tips for device-based scanning tunneling microscopy
M. Leeuwenhoek, R. A. Norte, K. M. Bastiaans, D. Cho, I. Battisti, Y. M. Blanter, S. Gröblacher, and M. P. Allan
Nanotechnology 30, 335702 (2019) [e-print]


Near-field coupling of a levitated nanoparticle to a photonic crystal cavity
L. Magrini, R. A. Norte, R. Riedinger, I. Marinković, D. Grass, U. Delić, S. Gröblacher, S. Hong, and M. Aspelmeyer
Optica 5, 1597 – 1602
(2018) [e-print]
Featured on the cover of Optica, December 2018

An optomechanical Bell test
I. Marinković*, A. Wallucks*, R. Riedinger, S. Hong, M. Aspelmeyer, and S. Gröblacher
Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 220404 (2018) [e-print]
Synopsis by Christopher Crockett

Integrated optomechanical arrays of two high reflectivity SiN membranes
C. Gärtner*, J. P. Moura*, W. Haaxman, R. A. Norte, and S. Gröblacher
Nano Lett. 18, 7171 (2018) [e-print]

Electro-mechanical Casimir effect
M. Sanz, W. Wieczorek, S. Gröblacher, and E. Solano
Quantum 2, 91 (2018) [e-print]

Platform for measurements of the Casimir force between two superconductors
R. A. Norte, M. Forsch, A. Wallucks, I. Marinković, and S. Gröblacher
Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 030405 (2018) [e-print]

Generation and detection of non-Gaussian phonon-added coherent states in optomechanical systems
J. Li, S. Gröblacher, S.-Y. Zhu, and G. S. Agarwal
Phys. Rev. A 98, 011801(R) (2018) [e-print]

Remote quantum entanglement between two micromechanical oscillators
R. Riedinger*, A. Wallucks*, I. Marinković*, C. Löschnauer, M. Aspelmeyer, S. Hong, and S. Gröblacher
Nature 556, 473 – 477 (2018) [e-print]
News & Views by Andrew Armour

Centimeter-Scale Suspended Photonic Crystal Mirrors
J. P. Moura*, R. A. Norte*, J. Guo, C. Schäfermeier, and S. Gröblacher
Opt. Express 26, 1895 – 1909 (2018) [e-print]


Hanbury Brown and Twiss interferometry of single phonons from an optomechanical resonator
S. Hong*, R. Riedinger*, I. Marinković*, A. Wallucks*, S. G. Hofer, R. A. Norte, M. Aspelmeyer, and S. Gröblacher
Science 358, 203 – 206
(2017) [e-print]

Integrated optical force sensors using focusing photonic crystal arrays
J. Guo, R. A. Norte, and S. Gröblacher
Opt. Express 25, 9196 – 9203 (2017) [e-print]


Mechanical Resonators for Quantum Optomechanics Experiments at Room Temperature
R. A. Norte, J. P. Moura, and S. Gröblacher
Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 147202 (2016) [e-print]
Viewpoint by John Teufel

Non-classical correlations between single photons and phonons from a mechanical oscillator
R. Riedinger*, S. Hong*, R. A. Norte, J. A. Slater, J. Shang, A. G. Krause, V. Anant, M. Aspelmeyer, and S. Gröblacher
Nature 530, 313 – 316 (2016) [e-print]
News & Views by Miles Blencowe


Observation of non-Markovian micromechanical Brownian motion
S. Gröblacher, A. Trubarov, N. Prigge, G. D. Cole, M. Aspelmeyer, and J. Eisert
Nature Commun. 6, 7606 (2015) [e-print]

Phonon counting and intensity interferometry of a nanomechanical resonator
J. D. Cohen*, S. M. Meenehan*, G. S. MacCabe, S. Gröblacher, A. H. Safavi-Naeini, F. Marsili, M. D. Shaw, and O. Painter
Nature 520, 522 – 525 (2015) [e-print]
News & Views by Ivan Favero


Silicon optomechanical crystal resonator at millikelvin temperatures
S. M. Meenehan*, J. D. Cohen*, S. Gröblacher*, J. T. Hill, A. H. Safavi-Naeini, M. Aspelmeyer, and O. Painter
Phys. Rev. A 90, 011803(R) (2014) [e-print]

Two-dimensional phononic-photonic band gap optomechanical crystal cavity
A. H. Safavi-Naeini, J. T. Hill, S. Meenehan, J. Chan, S Gröblacher, and O. Painter
Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 153603 (2014) [e-print]
Viewpoint by Florian Marquardt


Highly efficient coupling from an optical fiber to a nanoscale silicon optomechanical cavity
S. Gröblacher*, J. T. Hill*, A. H. Safavi-Naeini*, J. Chan, and O. Painter
Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 181104 (2013) [e-print]

Phase-space behavior and conditional dynamics of an optomechanical system
S. Gröblacher, S. Gigan, and M. Paternostro
Phys. Rev. A 88, 023813 (2013) [e-print]

Squeezed light from a silicon micromechanical resonator
A. H. Safavi-Naeini*, S. Gröblacher*, J. T. Hill*, J. Chan, M. Aspelmeyer, and O. Painter
Nature 500, 185 – 189 (2013) [e-print]

Enhancing non-classicality in mechanical systems
J. Li, S. Gröblacher, and M. Paternostro
New J. Phys. 15, 033023 (2013) [e-print]

Highly efficient heralding of entangled single photons
S. Ramelow, A. Mech, M. Giustina, S. Gröblacher, W. Wieczorek, J. Beyer, A. Lita, B. Calkins, T. Gerrits, S. W. Nam, A. Zeilinger, and R. Ursin
Opt. Express 21, 6707 – 6717 (2013) [e-print]

Laser noise in cavity-optomechanical cooling and thermometry
A. H. Safavi-Naeini, J. Chan, J. T. Hill, S. Gröblacher, H. Miao, Y. Chen, M. Aspelmeyer, and O. Painter
New J. Phys. 15, 035007 (2013) [e-print]


Laser cooling of a nanomechanical oscillator into its quantum ground state
J. Chan, T. P. Mayer Alegre, A. H. Safavi-Naeini, J. T. Hill, A. Krause, S. Gröblacher, M. Aspelmeyer, and O. Painter
Nature 478, 89 – 92 (2011) [e-print]
News & Views by Florian Marquardt

2010 and earlier

Quantum optomechanics – throwing a glance
M. Aspelmeyer, S. Gröblacher, K. Hammerer, and N. Kiesel
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 27, A189 – A197 (2010) [e-print]

Observation of strong coupling between a micromechanical resonator and an optical cavity field
S. Gröblacher, K. Hammerer, M. R. Vanner, and M. Aspelmeyer
Nature 460, 724 – 727 (2009) [e-print]

Demonstration of an ultracold micro-optomechanical oscillator in a cryogenic cavity
S. Gröblacher, J. B. Hertzberg, M. R. Vanner, G. D. Cole, S. Gigan, K. C. Schwab, and M. Aspelmeyer
Nature Phys. 5, 485 – 488 (2009) [e-print]
News & Views by Andrew Cleland

Monocrystalline AlxGa1−xAs heterostructures for high-reflectivity high-Q micromechanical resonators in the megahertz regime
G. D. Cole, S. Gröblacher, K. Gugler, S. Gigan, and M. Aspelmeyer
Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 261108 (2008) [e-print]

Radiation-pressure self-cooling of a micromirror in a cryogenic environment
S. Gröblacher, S. Gigan, H. R. Böhm, A. Zeilinger, and M. Aspelmeyer
Europhys. Lett. 81, 54003 (2008) [e-print]

Experimental Test of Nonlocal Realistic Theories Without the Rotational Symmetry Assumption
T. Paterek, A. Fedrizzi, S. Gröblacher, T. Jennewein, M. Żukowski, M. Aspelmeyer, and A. Zeilinger
Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 210406 (2007) [e-print]

How to create and detect N-dimensional entangled photons with an active phase hologram
M. Stütz, S. Gröblacher, T. Jennewein, and A. Zeilinger
Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 261114 (2007) [e-print]

An experimental test of non-local realism
S. Gröblacher, T. Paterek, R. Kaltenbaek, Č. Brukner, M. Żukowski, M. Aspelmeyer, and A. Zeilinger
Nature 446, 871 – 875 (2007) [e-print]
News & Views by Alain Aspect

Experimental Quantum Cryptography with Qutrits
S. Gröblacher, T. Jennewein, A. Vaziri, G. Weihs, and A. Zeilinger
New J. Phys. 8, 75 (2006) [e-print]



Megahertz monocrystalline optomechanical resonators with minimal dissipation
G. D. Cole, I. Wilson-Rae, M. R. Vanner, S. Gröblacher, J. Pohl, M. Zorn, M. Weyers, A. Peters, and M. Aspelmeyer
23rd IEEE International Conference on Microelectromechanical Systems (Hong Kong, China, January 24-28, 2010) [pdf]

Popular science:

Licht macht Druck
N. Kiesel, W. Wieczorek, S. Gröblacher, and M. Aspelmeyer
Phys. Unserer Zeit 42, 276 – 284 (2011)


Optomechanical devices in the quantum regime
I. Marinković
Delft University of Technology (2019)

Making light jump: Photonic crystals on trampoline membranes for optomechanics experiments
J. P. Pinto Moura
Delft University of Technology (2019)

Nanofabrication for On-Chip Optical Levitation, Atom-Trapping, and Superconducting Quantum Circuits
R. A. Norte
California Institute of Technology (2014)

Quantum opto-mechanics with micromirrors: combining nano-mechanics with quantum optics
S. Gröblacher
University of Vienna (2010)

also published as:
Gröblacher, Simon. Quantum opto-mechanics with micromirrors: combining nano-mechanics with quantum optics. Heidelberg: Springer, 2012.

Master Thesis:

Experimental Investigation of Quantum Communication Protocols in Higher Dimensions
S. Gröblacher
University of Vienna (2005) [pdf]