Theses

 

 

2018

Photonic Damascene process for integrated high Q microresonator based nonlinear photonic devices
PhD Thesis
Author: Martin Pfeiffer
Duration: Sept. 2014 – June 2018
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg

Dissipation as a resource in circuit quantum electromechanics
PhD Thesis

Author: Daniel Toth
Duration: Sept. 2013 – June 2018
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg

Development of a monolithic near-field optomechanical system
PhD Thesis

Author: Ryan Schilling
Duration: Sept. 2012 – May 2018
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg

 

2017

Quantum Optomechanics at Room Temperature
PhD Thesis

Author: Hendrik Schütz
Duration: Sept. 2012 – Dec 2017
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg

Nonreciprocal Devices Microwave Circuit Optomechanics
Master Thesis
Author: Akshay Koottandavida
Duration: Sept. 2016 – Jan 2017
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg
 
Mid-Infrared Kerr Frequency Combs and Supercontinuum Generation based on Integrated Silicon Nitride Technology
Master Thesis
Author: Clemens Herkommer
Duration: Sept. 2015-February, 2017
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg
 

Theory and Design of Multimode Electromechanical Circuits
Master Thesis
Author: Jeremy Stevens
Duration: Jan 2017 – Jun 2017
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg
 

Nonreciprocal Devices Using Multimode Optomechanics
Master Thesis
Author: Marie Ioannou
Duration: Jan 2017 – Jun 2017
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg

 

 

2016

 

Towards Octave-Spanning Low-Power Microresonator Frequency Combs: Optical Characterization of Silicon Nitride Chips
Master Thesis
Author: Junqiu Liu
Duration: July 2015 – August 2016
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg
 
Soliton Kerr Frequency Combs Generated in Integrated Photonic Chips
PhD Thesis
Author: Victor Brasch
Duration: December 2011 – September 2016
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg
 
Quantum limits on measurement and control of a mechanical oscillator
PhD Thesis
Author: Vivishek Sudhir
Duration: October 2011 – August 2016
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg

 

2015

 

Simulation of solitons in optical microresonators
Master Thesis
Author: Ayman Nassar Kamel
Duration: Oct 2014 – June 2015
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg
 
New Fabrication and Dispersion Engineering Techniques for Silicon Nitride Microresonators
Master Thesis
Author: Arne Kordts
Duration: Oct 2013 – June 2015
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg
 

 

2014

Microwave to optical quantum conversion via WGM crystalline microresonator
Master Thesis
Author: Clément Javerzac-Galy
Duration: Oct 2013 – Jan 2014
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg
 
An Optomechanical approach to the Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering processes
Master Thesis
Author: Philippe Roelli
Duration: Oct 2013 – Jan 2014
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg
 

 

Absorption losses in silicon nitride optical resonators 
Master Thesis
Author: Artur Hermans
Duration: Feb. 2014 – June 2014
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg
 
Toward Mid-Infrared Kerr frequency comb generation in crystalline microresonators
Master Thesis
Author: Erwan Lucas
Duration: Feb.2014  – June , 2014
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg
 
Characterization of high-Q superconducting microwave resonators for circuit optomechanics
Master Thesis
Author: Aram Mikayelyan
Duration: Feb. 2014 – Jun 2014
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg
 
Fabrication, Design and Measurement of Nano-Optomechanical Structures
Master Thesis
Author: EmanWolfgang Noichl
Duration: Sep 2008 – May 2013
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg
 

 

 

2013

Solitons and dynamics of frequency comb formation in optical microresonators
PhD Thesis
Author: Tobias Herr
Duration: Sep 2009 – Sep 2013
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg
 
Quantum Langevin Treatment of Optomechanical Interactions in the Highly Dissipative Regime
Master Thesis
Author: Alexandre Roulet
Duration: Feb 2013 – Jul 2013
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg
 
Superconducting Cavity Nanoelectromechanics
PhD Thesis
Author: Xiaoqing Zhou
Duration: Apr 2009 – Jun 2013
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg
 
Optonanomechanical Systems for Measurement Applications
PhD Thesis
Author: Emanuel Gavartin
Duration: Sep 2008 – May 2013
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg
 

 

Novel platforms for microresonator based frequency combs
Master Thesis
Author: Martin Hubert Peter Pfeiffer
Duration: June 2012 – June 2013
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg
 
Bio-sensing using toroidal microresonators & Theoretical cavity optomechanics
PhD Thesis
Author: Jens M. Dobrindt
Duration: Feb 2008 – Dec 2012
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg
 

 

 

2012

Cavity Optomechanics with Silica Microtoroids: Quantum-Coherent Coupling and Optomechanically Induced Transparency
PhD Thesis
Author: Stefan Weis
Duration: Mar 2008 – Jun 2012
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg
 

 

2011

Towards Observation of Quantum Backaction in Opto-Nanomechanical Coupling
Diploma Thesis
Author: Leonhard Neuhaus
Duration: Jan 2011 – Dec 2011
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg and LMU (Munich)
 
Integrated Silicon Nitride Based Microresonators for Frequency Comb Generation
Diploma Thesis
Author: Johann Riemensberger
Duration: Jan 2011 – Dec 2011
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg, Prof. Kienberger (TU Munich) 
 
High-sensitivity measurement techniques
Rapport de stage de recherche FIP 2eme année, Ecole Normale Supérieure
Author: Emanuel Van Brackel, MA-2 thesis
July: 2011
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg
      
Cavity Optomechanics with Silica Whispering-Gallery-Mode Resonators down to Low Phonon Occupancy
PhD Thesis
Author: Remi Rivière
Duration: Aug. 2006 – Sep. 2011
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg, Prof. Hänsch, Prof. Kotthaus
 
Cavity Optomechanics with Silica Whispering-Gallery-Mode Resonators down to Low Phonon Occupancy
Intern Thesis
Author: Emmanuel Van Brackel
Duration: Feb. 2011 – July 2011
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg
 
Optical Frequency Comb Generatrion in Monolithic Microresonators
PhD Thesis
Author: Pascal Del’Haye
Duration: July 2007 – April 2011
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg, Prof. Hänsch, Prof. Kleineberg
 
Building an ultra-stable Diode Laser locked to a Reference Cavity for molecular sensing
Diploma Thesis
Author: Sebastian Karpf
Duration: Jan. 2010 – Jan. 2011
Advisors: Prof. Nickel, Prof. Zinth
 

 

2010

Novel Cavity Optomechanical Systems at the Micro- and Nanoscale and Quantum Measurements of Nanomechanical Oscillators
PhD Thesis
Author: Georg Anetsberger
Duration: Dec. 2007 – Dec. 2010
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg, Prof. Hänsch, Prof. Kotthaus
 
Nano-optomechanical Resonators based on Superconducting Microwave Resonators
Master Thesis
Author: Haytham Chibani
Duration: Sep. 2009 – Sep. 2010
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg
 
Novel Optomechanical Microcavities for Ground State Cooling
Master Thesis
Author: Ignacio Vasquez Garcia
Duration: Oct. 2009 – June 2010
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg
 

 

 

2009

Cavity Optomechanics and Optical Frequency Comb Generation with silica Whispering-Gallery-Mode Microresonators
PhD Thesis
Author: Albert Schliesser
Duration: Nov. 2005 – Nov. 2009
Advisors: Prof. Haensch, Prof. Kotthaus
 
Crystalline Resonators for Optomechanics and Frequency Comb Generation
Diploma Thesis
Author: Johannes Hofer
Duration: Sep. 2008 – Sep. 2009
Advisors: Prof. Kippenberg, Prof. Haensch, Prof. Kotthaus
 

 

 

2008

Theoretical Approaches to Cooling of Micromechanical Oscillators
Diploma Thesis
Author: Jens Dobrindt
Duration: Feb. 2007 – Feb. 2008
Advisors: Dr. Kippenberg, Prof. Haensch, Prof. Zwerger
 

 

 

2007

Cavity Optomechanics in Whispering Gallery Mode Microresonators
Diploma Thesis
Author: Georg Anetsberger
Duration: Nov. 2006 – Nov. 2007
Advisors: Dr. Kippenberg, Prof. Haensch
 
Molecular Recognition with Toroidal Microcavities
Diploma Thesis
Author: Bastian Schroeter
Duration: Sept. 2006 – Oct. 2007
Advisors: Dr. Kippenberg, Prof. Haensch
 
Cascaded Parametric Frequency Conversion in Monolithic Microresonators
Diploma Thesis
Author: Pascal Del’Haye
Duration: May. 2006 – May. 2007
Advisors: Dr. Kippenberg, Prof. Haensch
 

 

 

2006

Characterization of Acoustic Modes in Fiber-Taper-Coupled Silica Microspheres
Master Thesis
Author: Rui Ma
Duration: Feb. 2006 – Nov. 2006
Advisors: Dr. Kippenberg, Prof. Finley
 
Theory of Radiation Pressure Induced Coupling of the Mechanical Mode to the Optical Mode of a Micro-Resonator
Master Thesis
Author: Nima Nooshi
Duration: Feb. 2006 – Oct. 2006
Advisors: Dr. Kippenberg, Prof. Zwerger