Curriculum Vitae












Peer-reviewed journals:


1.    J. Guo , R. A. Norte, and S. Gröblacher

Integrated optical force sensors using focusing photonic crystal arrays

Opt. Express 25, 9196 – 9203 (2017) [e-print]

  1. R. A. Norte, J. P. Moura, and S. Gröblacher

Mechanical Resonators for Quantum Optomechanics Experiments at Room Temperature

Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 147202 (2016) [e-print]

  1. R. Riedinger*, S. Hong*, R. A. Norte, J. A. Slater, J. Shang, A. G. Krause, V. Anant, M. Aspelmeyer, and S. Gröblacher

Non-classical correlations between single photons and phonons from a mechanical oscillator

Nature 530, 313 – 316 (2016) [e-print]

  1. S. Gröblacher, A. Trubarov, N. Prigge, G. D. Cole, M. Aspelmeyer, and J. Eisert

Observation of non-Markovian micromechanical Brownian motion

Nature Commun. 6, 7606 (2015) [e-print]

  1. J. D. Cohen*, S. M. Meenehan*, G. S. MacCabe, S. Gröblacher, A. H. Safavi-Naeini, F. Marsili, M. D. Shaw, and O. Painter

Phonon counting and intensity interferometry of a nanomechanical resonator

Nature 520, 522 – 525 (2015) [e-print]

  1. S. M. Meenehan*, J. D. Cohen*, S. Gröblacher*, J. T. Hill, A. H. Safavi-Naeini, M. Aspelmeyer, and O. Painter

Silicon optomechanical crystal resonator at millikelvin temperatures

Phys. Rev. A 90, 011803(R) (2014) [e-print]

  1. A. H. Safavi-Naeini, J. T. Hill, S. Meenehan, J. Chan, S Gröblacher, and O. Painter

Two-dimensional phononic-photonic band gap optomechanical crystal cavity

Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 153603 (2014) [e-print]

  1. S. Gröblacher*, J. T. Hill*, A. H. Safavi-Naeini*, J. Chan, and O. Painter

Highly efficient coupling from an optical fiber to a nanoscale silicon optomechanical cavity

Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 181104 (2013) [e-print]

  1. S. Gröblacher, S. Gigan, and M. Paternostro

Phase-space behavior and conditional dynamics of an optomechanical system

Phys. Rev. A 88, 023813 (2013) [e-print]

  1. A. H. Safavi-Naeini*, S. Gröblacher*, J. T. Hill*, J. Chan, M. Aspelmeyer, and O. Painter

Squeezed light from a silicon micromechanical resonator

Nature 500, 185 – 189 (2013) [e-print]

  1. J. Li, S. Gröblacher, and M. Paternostro

Enhancing non-classicality in mechanical systems

New J. Phys. 15, 033023 (2013) [e-print]

  1. 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

Highly efficient heralding of entangled single photons

Opt. Express 21, 6707 – 6717 (2013) [e-print]

  1. A. H. Safavi-Naeini, J. Chan, J. T. Hill, S. Gröblacher, H. Miao, Y. Chen, M. Aspelmeyer, and O. Painter

Laser noise in cavity-optomechanical cooling and thermometry

New J. Phys. 15, 035007 (2013) [e-print]

  1. J. Chan, T. P. Mayer Alegre, A. H. Safavi-Naeini, J. T. Hill, A. Krause, S. Gröblacher, M. Aspelmeyer, and O. Painter

Laser cooling of a nanomechanical oscillator into its quantum ground state

Nature 478, 89 – 92 (2011) [e-print]

  1. M. Aspelmeyer, S. Gröblacher, K. Hammerer, and N. Kiesel

Quantum optomechanics – throwing a glance

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 27, A189 – A197 (2010) [e-print]

  1. S. Gröblacher, K. Hammerer, M. R. Vanner, and M. Aspelmeyer

Observation of strong coupling between a micromechanical resonator and an optical cavity field

Nature 460, 724 – 727 (2009) [e-print]

  1. S. Gröblacher, J. B. Hertzberg, M. R. Vanner, G. D. Cole, S. Gigan, K. C. Schwab, and M. Aspelmeyer

Demonstration of an ultracold micro-optomechanical oscillator in a cryogenic cavity

Nature Phys. 5, 485 – 488 (2009) [e-print]

  1. G. D. Cole, S. Gröblacher, K. Gugler, S. Gigan, and M. Aspelmeyer

Monocrystalline AlxGa1−xAs heterostructures for high-reflectivity high-Q micromechanical resonators in the megahertz regime

Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 261108 (2008) [e-print]

  1. S. Gröblacher, S. Gigan, H. R. Böhm, A. Zeilinger, and M. Aspelmeyer

Radiation-pressure self-cooling of a micromirror in a cryogenic environment

Europhys. Lett. 81, 54003 (2008) [e-print]

  1. T. Paterek, A. Fedrizzi, S. Gröblacher, T. Jennewein, M. Żukowski, M. Aspelmeyer, and A. Zeilinger

Experimental Test of Nonlocal Realistic Theories Without the Rotational Symmetry Assumption

Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 210406 (2007) [e-print]

  1. M. Stütz, S. Gröblacher, T. Jennewein, and A. Zeilinger

How to create and detect N-dimensional entangled photons with an active phase hologram

Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 261114 (2007) [e-print]

  1. S. Gröblacher, T. Paterek, R. Kaltenbaek, Č. Brukner, M. Żukowski, M. Aspelmeyer, and A. Zeilinger

An experimental test of non-local realism

Nature 446, 871 – 875 (2007) [e-print]

  1. S. Gröblacher, T. Jennewein, A. Vaziri, G. Weihs, and A. Zeilinger

Experimental Quantum Cryptography with Qutrits

New J. Phys. 8, 75 (2006) [e-print]




  1. S. Hong*, R. Riedinger*, I. Marinković*, A. Wallucks*, S. G. Hofer, R. A. Norte, M. Aspelmeyer, and S. Gröblacher

Hanbury Brown and Twiss interferometry of single phonons from an optomechanical resonator

arXiv:1706.03777 (2017)




  1. G. D. Cole, I. Wilson-Rae, M. R. Vanner, S. Gröblacher, J. Pohl, M. Zorn, M. Weyers, A. Peters, and M. Aspelmeyer

Megahertz monocrystalline optomechanical resonators with minimal dissipation

23rd IEEE International Conference on Microelectromechanical Systems (Hong Kong, China, January 24-28, 2010) [pdf]


Popular science:


  1. N. Kiesel, W. Wieczorek, S. Gröblacher, and M. Aspelmeyer

Licht macht Druck

Phys. Unserer Zeit 42, 276 – 284 (2011)




  1. S. Gröblacher

Quantum opto-mechanics with micromirrors: combining nano-mechanics with quantum optics

University of Vienna (2010) [pdf]


also published as:

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


Master Thesis:


  1. S. Gröblacher

Experimental Investigation of Quantum Communication Protocols in Higher Dimensions

University of Vienna (2005) [pdf]



Last update: June 2017