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  • Mass sensing for the advanced fabrication of nanomechanical resonators 

    Gruber, G.; Urgell, C.; Tavernarakis, A.; Stavrinadis, A.; Tepsic, S.; Magén, C.; Sangiao, S.; Teresa, J. M. de; Verlot, P.; Bachtold, A. (ACS, 2019-09-03)
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    We report on a nanomechanical engineering method to monitor matter growth in real time via e-beam electromechanical coupling. This method relies on the exceptional mass sensing capabilities of nanomechanical resonators. ...
  • Optomechanical Measurement of Thermal Transport in Two-Dimensional MoSe2 Lattices 

    Morell, Nicolas; Tepsic, Slaven; Reserbat-Plantey, Antoine; Cepellotti, Andrea; Manca, Marco; Epstein, Itai; Isacsson, Andreas; Marie, Xavier; Mauri, Francesco; Bachtold, Adrian (ACS, 2019-04-02)
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    Nanomechanical resonators have emerged as sensors with exceptional sensitivities. These sensing capabilities open new possibilities in the studies of the thermodynamic properties in condensed matter. Here, we use mechanical ...
  • Optomechanics with a hybrid carbon nanotube resonator 

    Tavernarakis, A.; Stavrinadis, A.; Nowak, A.; Tsioutsios, I.; Bachtold, A. (Nature, 2018-02-14)
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    In just 20 years of history, the field of optomechanics has achieved impressive progress, stepping into the quantum regime just 5 years ago. Such remarkable advance relies on the technological revolution of nano-optomechanical ...
  • Ultrasensitive Displacement Noise Measurement of Carbon Nanotube Mechanical Resonators 

    Bonis, S. L. de; Urgell, C.; Yang, W.; Samanta, C.; Noury, A.; Vergara-Cruz, J.; Dong, Q.; Jin, Y.; Bachtold, A. (ACS, 2018-07-31)
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    Mechanical resonators based on a single carbon nanotube are exceptional sensors of mass and force. The force sensitivity in these ultralight resonators is often limited by the noise in the detection of the vibrations. ...
  • Energy-dependent path of dissipation in nanomechanical resonators 

    Güttinger, Johannes; Noury, Adrien; Weber, Peter; Martin Eriksson, Axel; Lagoin, Camille; Moser, Joel; Eichler, Christopher; Wallraff, Andreas; Isacsson, Andreas; Bachtold, Adrian (Nature, 2017-05-15)
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    Energy decay plays a central role in a wide range of phenomena1,2,3, such as optical emission, nuclear fission, and dissipation in quantum systems. Energy decay is usually described as a system leaking energy irreversibly ...
  • Optomechanics with a hybrid carbon nanotube resonator 

    Tavernarakis, A.; Stavrinadis, A.; Nowak, A.; Tsioutsios, I.; Bachtold, A.; Verlot, P. (Nature, 2018-02-14)
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    In just 20 years of history, the field of optomechanics has achieved impressive progress, stepping into the quantum regime just 5 years ago. Such remarkable advance relies on the technological revolution of nano-optomechanical ...
  • High Quality Factor Mechanical Resonators Based on WSe2 Monolayers 

    Morell, Nicolas; Reserbat-Plantey, Antoine; Tsioutsios, Ioannis; Schädler, Kevin Gerd; Dubin, François; Koppens, Frank H. L.; Bachtold, Adrian (ACS, 2016-07-26)
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    Suspended monolayer transition metal dichalcogenides (TMD) are membranes that combine ultralow mass and exceptional optical properties, making them intriguing materials for opto-mechanical applications. However, the low ...
  • Science and technology roadmap for graphene, related two-dimensional crystals, and hybrid systems 

    Ferrari, Andrea C; Bonaccorso, Francesco; Fal'ko, Vladimir; Novoselov, Konstantin S; Roche, Stephan; Boggild, Peter; Borini, Frank H L; Palermo, Vincenzo; Pugno, Nicola; Garrido, Jose A; Sordan, Roman; Bianco, Alberto; Ballerini, Laura; Prato, Maurizio; Lidorikis, Elefterios; Kivioja, Jani; Marinelli, Claudio; Ryhanen, Tapani; Morpurgo, Alberto; Coleman, Jonathan N; Nicolosi, Valeria; Colombo, Luigi; Fert, Albert; Garcia-Hernandez, Mar; Bachtold, Adrian; Schneider, Gregory F; Guinea, Francisco; Dekker, Cees; Barbone, Matteo; Sun, Zhipei; Galiotis, Costas; Grigorenko, Alexander N; Konstantatos, Gerasimos; Kis, Andras; Katsnelson, Mikhail; Vandersypen, Lieven; Loiseau, Annick; Morandi, Vittorio; Neumaier, Daniel; Treossi, Emanuele; Pellegrini, Vittorio; Polini, Marco; Tredicucci, Alessandro; Williams, Gareth M; Hee Hong, Byung; Ahn, Jong-Hyun; Min Kim, Jong; Zirath, Herbert; van Wees, Bart J; van der Zant, Herre; Occhipinti, Luigi; Di Matteo, Andrea; Kinloch, Ian A; Seyller, Thomas; Quesnel, Etienne; Feng, Xinliang; Teo, Ken; Rupesinghe, Nalin; Hakonen, Pertti; Neil, Simon R T; Tannock, Quentin; Lofwander, Tomas; Kinaret, Jari (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-09-22)
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    We present the science and technology roadmap for graphene, related two-dimensional crystals, and hybrid systems, targeting an evolution in technology, that might lead to impacts and benefits reaching into most areas of ...

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