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  • Graphene mechanical resonators coupled to superconducting microwave cavities 

    Weber, Peter (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-12-02)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    In recent years, mechanical resonators based on graphene have attracted considerable interest as nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS). Graphene NEMSs allow for exceptional properties such as high mechanical strength, high ...
  • Mass sensing with graphene and carbon nanotube mechanical resonators 

    Schwender, Jill (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-11-12)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    In recent years, carbon nanotube and graphene mechanical resonators have attracted considerable attention because of their unique properties. Their high resonance frequencies, high quality factors and their ultra-low mass ...
  • Optical and Electrical characterization of Carbon Nanotube based high-Q mechanical resonators 

    Palou Garcia, Xavier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06-10)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    [ANGLÈS] Carbon Nanotubes have been one of the most intensively studied materials in the last two decades. Because of their combination of outstanding properties (mechanical, thermal, electrical, optical, etc.) the community ...
  • Optomechanical resonators based on transition metal dichalcogenide monolayers 

    Morell Bennasser, Nicolás (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-12-17)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Suspended monolayer transition metal dichalcogenides (TMD) aremembranes that combine ultralow mass and exceptional optical prop-erties, making them intriguing materials for opto-mechanical applica-tions. However, the low ...
  • Optomechanics using localized excitons in suspended carbon nanotubes 

    Morell Bennasser, Nicolás (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-09-10)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Carbon nanotubes have generated a huge research interest in the last two decades. It can be seen as a wire with a diameter of about 1 nm. Because of this reduced dimensionality, nanotubes offer unique scientific and ...
  • Squeezing mechanical motion of graphene resonator 

    Vergara Cruz, Jorge Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-09-10)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Parametric effects in mechanical resonator have been studied recently. Most of the recent studies are focused in the engineering of the parametric modulation in order to beat the so called 3 dB limit and achieve the quantum ...