Scientific program

Thursday July 28, 2011

8:45 – 9:00  Welcome

 

Session 1 - Physical effects in microresonators 1

9:00 – 9:25
Counting quasiparticles: generation-recombination noise in microwave resonators,
Pieter de Visser (SRON / TU Delft, the Netherlands)

9:25 – 9:50
Measurement of photon noise limited detection with lens-array coupled MKIDs using
phase readout, Stephen Yates (SRON, the Netherlands)

9:50 – 10:15
Background limited antenna coupled MKID arrays for ground-based imaging, Jochem
Baselmans (SRON, the Netherlands)

10:15 – 10:40
Presentation, James Schlaerth (Caltech, USA)

10:40 – 11:10 Coffee Break

 

Session 2: Physical effects in microresonators 2

11:10 – 11:35
Power handling and responsivity of narrow superconducting coplanar waveguide
resonators, Reinier Janssen (Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands)

11:35 – 12:00
Performance of a far-infrared kinetic inductance detector operating in the non-linear
regime, Loren Swenson (Caltech, USA)

12:00 – 12:25
The properties of MKID made of crystal Al films and amorphous Al films, Masato
Naruse (NAO, Japan)


12:25 – 13:35 Lunch Break

 

Session 3: Optics and system aspects 1

13:35 – 14:00
Presentation, Omid Noroozian (CALTECH, USA) ; Talk given by
Peter Day (JPL, USA)

14:00-14:25
Simulations and measurements to optimize the optical coupling of LEKIDs, Markus
Rösch (IRAM, France)

14:25 – 14:50
The Néel IRAM KID Arrays (NIKA), Alessandro Monfardini (Institute Néel, France)
14:50 – 15:15
Optimization of Al lumped element kinetic inductance detectors under high optical
loading, Simon Doyle (Cardiff University, UK)

15:15 – 15:45 Coffee Break

 


Session 4: Optics and system aspects 2

15:45 – 16:10
Development of silicon lens array for MKID camera, Tomu Nitta (NAOJ)
16:10 – 16:35
A sub-mm Imaging-spectrograph based on superconducting resonators, Akira Endo
(Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands)

16:35 – 17:00
Design and simulation of various KID geometries used to readout elements of a mm
wave filter bank spectrometer, Peter Barry (Cardiff University, UK)

 

Friday July 29, 2011


Session 1: Microresonator applications 1

8:45 - 9:25
Distributing Quantum Information with Microwave Resonators in Circuit QED, Stefan
Filipp (ETH, Zurich, Switzerland)

9:25 – 9:50
Distributed (ultrastrong) coupling of two superconducting microstrip resonators, Marta
Krawczyk (Walther-Meissner Institute, Germany)
9:50 – 10:15
Superconducting coplanar waveguides for experiments with flux circuits, Alexander
Baust (Walther-Meissner Institute, Germany)
10:15 - 10:40
Interrogating superconducting lumped element resonators by Pound locking,
Jonathan Burnett (NPL/RHUL, UK)

10:40 – 11:10 Coffee Break

 

Session 2: Microresonator applications 2

11:10 – 11:35
Phonon mediated microwave kinetic inductance detectors, David Moore (Caltech,
USA)
11:35 – 12:00
Superconducting Microresonators for Bolometer readout, Christopher McKenney
(Caltech, USA)

12:00 – 12:25
Frequency multiplexed readout for TES, John Mates (NIST, USA)
12:25 - 12:50
Miniature velocity probe for superfluid turbulence, Julien Salort (Institute Néel,
France)

12:50 – 14:00 Lunch Break

 

Session 3: TiN Microresonators

14:00 – 14:25
Non-linearity in TiN/NbTiN resonators and transmission lines, Peter Day (JPL, USA)
14:25 – 14:50
Design and testing kinetic inductance detectors made of highly resistive materials,
Pascale Diener (SRON, the Netherlands)

14:50 – 15:15
Electrodynamics of strongly disordered superconducting TiN films, Pieter-Jan
Coumou (Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands)

15:15 – 15:30 Closing


15:30 – 17:00 Visit of IRAM

 

Download the presentation abstracts here (pdf file)