Laure Mercier de Lépinay

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Laure Mercier de Lépinay is a postdoctoral research fellow at Aalto University, Finland. She obtained her physics Ph.D. in 2017 from Institut Néel in Grenoble and her M.Sc. from École Normale Supérieur de Lyon, France. Her research focuses on experimental optomechanics in the quantum regime and sensitive force measurement using both microwave and optical techniques.


Counting the Quanta of Sound

Two teams demonstrate that they can count the number of quantized vibrations, or phonons, in cold mechanical oscillators by measuring the energy in the vibrations. Read More »