Cryo Quantum Lab - Recent Publications

Levitated Magnetomechanics

  • A. Vinante, C. Timberlake, D. Budker, D.J. Kimball, A.O. Sushkov, H. Ulbricht: "Surpassing the Energy Resolution Limit with ferromagnetic torque sensors", Phys. Rev. Lett. 127, 070801 (2021).

  • Pavel Fadeev, Chris Timberlake, Tao Wang, Andrea Vinante, Yehuda B Band, Dmitry Budker, Alexander O Sushkov, Hendrik Ulbricht, Derek F Jackson Kimball: "Ferromagnetic gyroscopes for tests of fundamental physics", Quantum Sci. Techn. 6, 024006 (2021).

  • A. Vinante, P. Falferi, G. Gasbarri, A. Setter, C. Timberlake, H. Ulbricht (2020): "Ultralow Mechanical Damping with Meissner-Levitated Ferromagnetic Microparticles", Phys. Rev. Appl. 13, 064027 (2020). Editor’s Suggestion.

Quantum foundations and collapse models

  • A. Vinante and H. Ulbricht: "Gravity-related collapse of the wave function and spontaneous heating: revisiting the experimental bounds", Special Topic Collection "Celebrating Sir Roger Penrose's Nobel Prize", AVS Quantum Sci. 3, 045602 (2021).

  • A. Vinante, M. Carlesso, A. Bassi, A. Chiasera, S. Varas, P. Falferi, B. Margesin, R. Mezzena, H. Ulbricht (2020): "Narrowing the Parameter Space of Collapse Models with Ultracold Layered Force Sensors", Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 100404 (2020).

  • A. Vinante, G. Gasbarri, C. Timberlake, M. Toroš, H. Ulbricht: "Testing dissipative collapse models with a levitated micromagnet", Phys. Rev. Research 2, 043229 (2020). Editor’s Suggestion.

Quantum, Microwaves and Detectors

  • A. Giachero et al (DARTWARS collaboration): Detector Array Readout with Traveling Wave Amplifiers the DARTWARS Project, 19th International Workshop on Low Temperature Detectors LTD19, 2021

  • L. Fasolo et al (DARTWARS collaboration): Noise Figures of Merit of rf-SQUID-based Josephson Travelling Wave Parametric Amplifiers, Proc. European Conference on Applied Superconductivity (EUCAS), 2021.

  • S. Pagano et al (DARTWARS collaboration): Development of quantum limited superconducting amplifiers for advanced detection, Proc. European Conference on Applied Superconductivity (EUCAS), 2021.

  • R. Mezzena, M. Faverzani, E. Ferri, A. Giachero, B. Margesin, A. Nucciotti, A. Puiu, A. Vinante: "Development of Microwave Kinetic Inductance Detectors for IR Single-Photon Counting", Journ. Low Temp. Phys. 199, 73-79 (2020).


  • M.C. Braidotti, A. Vinante, G. Gasbarri, D. Faccio, H. Ulbricht: "Zel'dovich Amplification in a Superconducting Circuit", Phys. Rev. Lett.125, 140801 (2020).

  • K. Lochan, H. Ulbricht, A. Vinante, S.K. Goyal, "Detecting Acceleration-Enhanced Vacuum Fluctuations with Atoms Inside a Cavity", Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 241301 (2020).