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Hybrid Optomechanical Technologies

Objective

The hybrid optomechanical technologies (HOT) consortium will lay the foundation for a new generation of devices, which connect, or indeed contain, several platforms at the nanoscale in a single “hybrid” system. As hybrid interfaces they will allow to harness the unique advantages of each subsystem within a nano-scale footprint, while as integrated hybrid devices they will enable entirely novel functionalities. A particular focus will be on nano-optomechanical devices that comprise electrical, microwave or optical systems with micro- and nano-mechanical systems. Research in the past decade, in particular by European groups, has shown the significant technological potential that such nano-optomechanical systems can offer, in particular by establishing a new way in which optical, radio-frequency and microwave signals can be interfaced. The present consortium includes leading academic groups and industrial partners to explore the potential of these hybrid-nano-optomechanical systems. It will explore hybrid opto- and electro-mechanical devices operating at the physical limit for conversion, synthesis, processing, sensing and measurement of EM fields, comprising radio, microwave frequencies to the terahertz domain. These spectral domains open realistic applications in the existing application domains of medical (e.g. MRI imaging), security (e.g. Radar and THz monitoring), positioning, timing and navigations (Oscillators) and for future quantum technology. The research aims at specific technological application, with realistic operating conditions and seeks to develop actual system demonstrators. In addition, it will explore how these hybrid transducers can be fabricated within standard CMOS processing, and thereby be made compatible with current manufacturing methods. The HOT devices will thereby impact today’s technology and likewise address potential future need for the manipulation of quantum signals.

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ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FEDERALE DE LAUSANNE
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€ 1 188 750,00
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Batiment Ce 3316 Station 1
1015 Lausanne
Switzerland

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Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera Région lémanique Vaud
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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€ 0,00

Participants (17)

KOBENHAVNS UNIVERSITET
Denmark
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€ 550 000,00
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Norregade 10
1165 Kobenhavn

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Danmark Hovedstaden Byen København
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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€ 0,00
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI CAMERINO
Italy
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€ 561 927,50
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Piazza Cavour 19f
62032 Camerino

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Centro (IT) Marche Macerata
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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€ 0,00
THE CHANCELLOR MASTERS AND SCHOLARS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
United Kingdom
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€ 443 750,00
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Trinity Lane The Old Schools
CB2 1TN Cambridge

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East of England East Anglia Cambridgeshire CC
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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€ 0,00
IBM RESEARCH GMBH
Switzerland
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€ 615 000,00
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Saeumerstrasse 4
8803 Rueschlikon

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Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera Zürich Zürich
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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€ 0,00
STICHTING NEDERLANDSE WETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK INSTITUTEN
Netherlands
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€ 550 000,00
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Winthontlaan 2
3526 KV Utrecht

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West-Nederland Utrecht Utrecht
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Research Organisations
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€ 0,00
UNIVERSITA TA MALTA
Malta
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€ 562 386,25
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Tal Oroqq
2080 Msida

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Malta Malta Malta
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AALTO KORKEAKOULUSAATIO SR
Finland
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€ 556 250,00
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Otakaari 1
02150 Espoo

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Manner-Suomi Helsinki-Uusimaa Helsinki-Uusimaa
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€ 0,00
UNIVERSITAT KONSTANZ
Germany
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€ 548 250,00
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Universitatsstrasse 10
78464 Konstanz

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Baden-Württemberg Stuttgart Stuttgart, Stadtkreis
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UNIVERSITEIT GENT
Belgium
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€ 557 625,00
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Sint Pietersnieuwstraat 25
9000 Gent

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Vlaams Gewest Prov. Oost-Vlaanderen Arr. Gent
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CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
France
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€ 473 060,00
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Rue Michel Ange 3
75794 Paris

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Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
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€ 0,00
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UNIVERSITE PARIS CITE
France
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€ 76 915,00
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85 Bd Saint Germain
75006 Paris

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Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
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€ 0,00
THALES
France
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€ 684 125,00
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Tour Carpe Diem Place Des Corolles Esplanade Nord
92400 Courbevoie

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Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Hauts-de-Seine
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€ 0,00
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT DELFT
Netherlands
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€ 548 890,00
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Stevinweg 1
2628 CN Delft

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West-Nederland Zuid-Holland Delft en Westland
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€ 0,00
INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUSTRIA
Austria
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€ 548 250,00
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Am Campus 1
3400 Klosterneuburg

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Niederösterreich Wiener Umland/Nordteil
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HITACHI EUROPE LIMITED
United Kingdom
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Sefton Park , Bells Hill
SL2 4HD Stoke Poges

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South East (England) Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Buckinghamshire CC
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STMICROELECTRONICS SRL
Italy
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Via C.olivetti 2
20864 Agrate Brianza

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Nord-Ovest Lombardia Monza e della Brianza
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MAX-PLANCK-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FORDERUNG DER WISSENSCHAFTEN EV
Germany
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€ 345 000,00
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Hofgartenstrasse 8
80539 Munchen

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Bayern Oberbayern München, Kreisfreie Stadt
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