Mika Sillanpää
Department of Applied Physics

Mika Sillanpää

Professor (Associate Professor)

Contact information

Postal address
Puumiehenkuja 2, 02150 Espoo
Mobile phone
+358503447330
Full researcher profile
https://research.aalto.fi/...

Description

Prof. Sillanpää has background in experimental superconducting nanoelectronics at milli-Kelvin temperatures. He has worked on Josephson junction quantum circuits and recently mostly on microwave optomechanics. Mika has developed low-noise amplification schemes based on microwave optomechanical concept, as well as carried out demonstrations in fundamental including quantum squeezing and entanglement of motion in micromechanical devices.

Areas of expertise

NEMS group Nanomechanical resonators Superconducting junctions Nanophysics Nanofysiikka Josephson junctions O.V. Lounasmaa Laboratory

Honors and awards

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Applied Physics
Jan 2011

The 2011 IUPAP C5 Young Scientist Prize in Low Temperature Physics Internation Union of Pure and Applied Physics, Iso-Britannia

Award or honor granted for academic career
Department of Applied Physics
Dec 2015

Väisälän palkinto

Award or honor granted for academic career
Department of Applied Physics
Jan 2013

ERC Consolidator Grant 2015-2019 ERC 2013 Consolidator Grant ”Cavity quantum phonon dynamics (CAVITYQPD)” in PE3 panel, 2.0 Me.

Award or honor granted for academic career
Department of Applied Physics
Jan 2009

ERC Starting Grant 2010-2014 ERC 2009 Starting Grant ”Electromechanical quantum coherent systems (NEMSQED)” in PE3 panel, 1.4 Me.

Publications

Quantum Nanomechanics, Department of Applied Physics

Realization of Directional Amplification in a Microwave Optomechanical Device

Publishing year: 2019 Physical Review Applied
Quantum Nanomechanics, Department of Applied Physics

Sideband cooling of nearly degenerate micromechanical oscillators in a multimode optomechanical system

Publishing year: 2019 Physical Review A
Quantum Nanomechanics, Department of Applied Physics, Centre of Excellence in Quantum Technology, QTF, KVANTTI – Superconducting Qubits and Circuit QED

Revealing hidden quantum correlations in an electromechanical measurement

Publishing year: 2018 Physical Review Letters
Department of Applied Physics, Quantum Nanomechanics

Interfacing planar superconducting qubits with high overtone bulk acoustic phonons

Publishing year: 2018 Physical Review B
Department of Applied Physics, Quantum Nanomechanics

Stabilized entanglement of massive mechanical oscillators

Publishing year: 2018 Nature
Department of Applied Physics, Quantum Nanomechanics

High-Precision Displacement Sensing of Monolithic Piezoelectric Disk Resonators Using a Single-Electron Transistor

Publishing year: 2018 Journal of Low Temperature Physics
Quantum Nanomechanics, Department of Applied Physics

Counting the Quanta of Sound

Publishing year: 2018 Physics
Quantum Nanomechanics, Department of Applied Physics

Electrode configuration and electrical dissipation of mechanical energy in quartz crystal resonators

Publishing year: 2018 Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering
Department of Applied Physics, Quantum Computing and Devices, Quantum Nanomechanics

Optomechanical measurement of a millimeter-sized mechanical oscillator approaching the quantum ground state

Publishing year: 2017 New Journal of Physics
Quantum Nanomechanics, Department of Applied Physics

Noiseless Quantum Measurement and Squeezing of Microwave Fields Utilizing Mechanical Vibrations

Publishing year: 2017 Physical Review Letters