Prof. Dr. Michèle Heurs

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Prof. Dr. Michèle Heurs
Group leader Quantum Control
Phone:+49 511 762-17037Fax:+49 511 762-2784

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Position

Since December 2016: Professor at Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany

June 2016 - November 2016: Apl. Prof. at Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany

July 2010 - June 2016: Junior Professor at the Centre for Quantum Engineering and Space-Time Research (QUEST) at Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany


Research Interests

  • non-classical light sources (squeezed light at high free spectral ranges)
  • controls (including modern control, coherent control, classical control)
  • electronics (particularly in high-frequency large bandwidth photodetection)
  • precision metrology (particularly stable high-finesse optical resonators, gravitational wave detection)
  • laser physics (including laser stabilisation and non-linear optics)

Lectures

  • QUEST Ringvorlesung (summer semester 2011)
  • Laserinterferometrie (winter semester 2011/12 with R. Schnabel, winter semester 2013/14 with G. Heinzel)
  • Nichtklassisches Licht (summer semester 2012 with R. Schnabel; winter semester 2014/15)
  • Nichtklassische Laserinterferometrie (winter semester 2012/13 mit R. Schnabel, summer semester 2015)
  • Elektronische Metrologie im Optiklabor (new lecture, summer semester 2013)
  • Physik I (substitute for K. Danzmann winter semester 2013/14)
  • Physik II (substitute for K. Danzmann summer semester 2014)

Invited Talks

  • Jahrestagung der Astroteilchenphysiker Deutschlands (Zeuthen Sep 2012)
  • Kolloquium der IMAPP Nijmegen (Feb 18, 2014)

Reviewer Activities


Outreach

  • Girls' Day / Zukunftstag (annually since 2011, more)
  • Herbstuni der Leibniz Universität Hannover (talk in Oct 2012, planned for Sep 2015, more)
  • Hochschulinformationstage der Leibniz Universität Hannover (talk & experiments in Sep 2012 and 2014, more)
  • “Die Nacht, die Wissen schafft” (five talks on Nov 10, 2012; talk in Nov 2014, press release)
  • Leibniz Junior Lab (talk & experiments in elementary schools since winter semester 2012/13, more)
  • “Schülerinnen treffen Ingenieurinnen” (2011, 2012, 2014 via Stiftung Niedersachsenmetall, more)
  • Präsentationen für Artewis (e.g., MuT – Mädchen und Technik and Sommerfest des Landes Niedersachsen, more)
  • “Herrenhausen Late” (public talk with K. Danzmann and S. Skorupka in Mar 2014, press release)
  • “Saturday Morning Lecture” („Gequetschtes Licht – für Präzisionsexperimente die Natur austricksen“ in Jan 2015, more)
  • “Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften Berlin” (talk at Harnack House Berlin, Jun 13, 2015; moreMPG press release)
 
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