Peer Reviewed Publications

M. Brunelli, L. Fusco, R. Landig, W. Wieczorek, J. Hoelscher-Obermaier, G. Landi, F. L. Semião, A. Ferraro, N. Kiesel, T. Donner, G. De Chiara, and M. Paternostro (2018)
Experimental determination of irreversible entropy production in out-of-equilibrium mesoscopic quantum systems,  Synopsis, Editors Suggestion
Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 160604, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.121.160604.

A. Dechant, N. Kiesel and Eric Lutz (2017)
Underdamped Stochastic Heat Engine at Maximum EfficiencyEditors Choice
Euro. Phys. Lett. 119, 50003, doi: 10.1209/0295-5075/119/50003.

D. Grass, J. Fesel, S. Hofer, N. Kiesel, M. Aspelmeyer (2016),
Optical trapping and control of nanoparticles inside evacuated hollow core photonic crystal fibers
Applied Phys. Lett. 108, 221103.

A. Dechant, N. Kiesel, E. Lutz (2015):
An all-optical nanomechanical heat engine,
PRL 114, 183602,
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.114.183602.

M. Brunelli, A. Xuereb, A. Ferraro, G. De Chiara, N. Kiesel, M. Paternostro (2015):
Out-of-equilibrium thermodynamics of quantum optomechanical systems,
New J. Phys. 17, 035016,
DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/17/3/035016

G. Hechenblaikner, F. Hufgard, J. Burkhardt, N. Kiesel, U. Johann, M. Aspelmeyer and R. Kaltenbaek (2014):
How cold can you get in space? Quantum physics at cryogenic temperatures in space,
NJP 16, 013058 (2014)
DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/16/1/013058

N. Kiesel, F. Blaser, U. Delić, D. Grass, R. Kaltenbaek, M. Aspelmeyer (2013):
Cavity cooling of an optically levitated submicron particle,
PNAS 110, 14180-14185.
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1309167110

W. Lechner, S.J.M. Habraken, N. Kiesel, M. Aspelmeyer, P. Zoller (2013):
Cavity optomechanics of levitated nanodumbbells: non-equilibrium phases and self-assembly,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 143604.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.143604

R. Kaltenbaek, G. Hechenblaikner, N. Kiesel, O. Romero-Isart, K.C. Schwab, U. Johann, M. Aspelmeyer (2012):
Macroscopic quantum resonators (MAQRO),
Experimental Astronomy 34, 123-164.
DOI: 10.1007/s10686-012-9292-3

O. Romero-Isart, A. C. Pflanzer, F. Blaser, R. Kaltenbaek, N. Kiesel, M. Aspelmeyer, J. I. Cirac (2011):
Large quantum superpositions and interference of massive nanometer-sized objects,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 020405.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.107.020405

O. Romero-Isart, A. C. Pflanzer, M. L. Juan, R. Quidant, N. Kiesel, M. Aspelmeyer, J. I. Cirac (2011):
Optically levitating dielectrics in the quantum regime: theory and protocols,
Phys. Rev. A 83, 013803, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.83.013803

U. Akram, N. Kiesel, M. Aspelmeyer, G. J. Milburn (2010):
Single-photon opto-mechanics in the strong coupling regime,
New J. Phys. 12, 083030.
DOI:10.1088/1367-2630/12/8/083030

D. Brodoceanu, G. D. Cole, N. Kiesel, M. Aspelmeyer, D. Bauerle (2010):
Femtosecond laser fabrication of high reflectivity micromirrors,
Appl. Phys. Lett. 97,1104.
DOI: 10.1063/1.3467846

J. Gruca, W. Laskowski, M. Zukowski, N. Kiesel, W. Wieczorek, C. Schmid, H. Weinfurter (2010):
Non-classicality thresholds for multiqubit states - numerical analysis,
Phys. Rev. A 82, 012118.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.82.012118

C. Schmid, A.P. Flitney, W. Wieczorek, N. Kiesel, H. Weinfurter, L.C.L. Hollenberg (2010):
Experimental implementation of a four-player quantum game,
New J. Phys. 12, 063031.
DOI:10.1088/1367-2630/12/6/063031

M. Aspelmeyer, S. Gröblacher, K. Hammerer, N. Kiesel (2010):
Quantum optomechanics—throwing a glance [Invited],
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 27, A189 9pp.
DOI:10.1364/JOSAB.27.00A189

N. Kiesel, W. Wieczorek, S. Krins, T. Bastin, H. Weinfurter, E. Solano, (2010):
Operational multipartite entanglement classes for symmetric photonic qubit states,
Phys. Rev. A 81, 032316.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.81.032316

R. Krischek, W. Wieczorek, A. Ozawa, N. Kiesel, P. Michelberger, T. Udem, H. Weinfurter (2010):
Ultraviolet enhancement cavity for ultrafast nonlinear optics and high-rate multiphoton entanglement experiments,
Nat. Phot. 4, 170-173.
DOI:10.1038/nphoton.2009.286

W. Wieczorek, N. Kiesel, C. Schmid, W. Laskowski, M. Żukowski, H. Weinfurter (2009):
Multiphoton interference as a tool to observe families of multiphoton entangled states
(invited paper),
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 15, 1704-1712.
DOI: 10.1109/JSTQE.2009.2025697

J.K. Pachos, W. Wieczorek, C. Schmid, N. Kiesel, R. Pohlner, H. Weinfurter (2009):
Revealing anyonic features in a toric code quantum simulation,
New J. Phys. 11, 083010.    
DOI:10.1088/1367-2630/11/8/083010

G. Tóth, W. Wieczorek, R. Krischek, N. Kiesel, P. Michelberger, H. Weinfurter (2009):
Practical methods for witnessing genuine multi-qubit entanglement in the vicinity of symmetric states,
New J. Phys. 11, 083002.
DOI:10.1088/1367-2630/11/8/083002

W. Wieczorek, R. Krischek, N. Kiesel, P. Michelberger, G. Tóth, H. Weinfurter (2009):
Experimental entanglement of a six-photon symmetric Dicke state,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 020504
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.020504

C. Schmid, N. Kiesel, U. K. Weber, R. Ursin, A. Zeilinger, H. Weinfurter (2009):
Quantum teleportation and entanglement swapping with linear optics logic gates,
New J. Phys. 11, 033008.
DOI:10.1088/0031-8949/11/3/033008

W. Wieczorek, N. Kiesel, C. Schmid, H. Weinfurter (2009):
Multi-qubit entanglement engineering via projective measurements,
Phys. Rev. A 79, 022311.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.79.022311

C. Schmid, N. Kiesel, W. Wieczorek, H. Weinfurter, F. Mintert, A. Buchleitner (2008):
Experimental direct observation of mixed state entanglement,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 0260505.
DOI: 0.1103/PhysRevLett.101.260505

W. Wieczorek, C. Schmid, N. Kiesel, R. Pohlner, O. Gühne, H. Weinfurter (2008):
Experimental observation of an entire family of four-photon entangled states,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 010503.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.101.010503

C. Schmid, N. Kiesel, W. Laskowski, W. Wieczorek, M. Żukowski, H. Weinfurter (2008):
Discriminating multipartite entangled states,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 200407.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.100.200407

C. Schmid, N. Kiesel, U. Weber, R. Ursin, H. Weinfurter (2007):
Experimental analysis of a simple linear optics phase gate,
Int. J. Quant. Inform. 5, 235.
DOI: 10.1142/S0219749907002682

N. Kiesel, C. Schmid, G. Tóth, E. Solano, H. Weinfurter (2007):
Experimental observation of four-photon entangled Dicke State with high fidelity,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 063604.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.063604

C. Schmid, N. Kiesel, W. Wieczorek, H. Weinfurter (2007):
The entanglement of the four-photon cluster state,
New J. Phys. 9, 236.
DOI:10.1088/1367-2630/9/7/236

M. Bourennane, M. Eibl, S. Gärtner, N. Kiesel, C. Kurtsiefer, H. Weinfurter (2006):
Entanglement persistency of multiphoton entangled states,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 100502.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.96.100502

N. Kiesel, C. Schmid, U. Weber, R. Ursin, H. Weinfurter (2005):
Linear optics controlled-phase gate made simple,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 210505.
DOI:10.1103/PhysRevLett.95.210505

N. Kiesel, C. Schmid, U. Weber, G. Tóth, O. Gühne, R. Ursin, H. Weinfurter (2005):
Experimental analysis of a 4-qubit Cluster state,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 210502.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.95.210502

M. Eibl, N. Kiesel, M. Bourennane, C. Kurtsiefer, H. Weinfurter (2004):
Experimental realization of a three-qubit entangled W state,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 077901.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.92.077901

N. Kiesel, M. Bourennane, C. Kurtsiefer, H. Weinfurter,  D. Kaszlikowski, W. Laskowski, M. Żukowski (2003):
Three-photon W-state,
Journal of Modern Optics 50, 1131-1138.
DOI: 10.1080/095003403 1 OOOO64861

M. Bourennane, M. Eibl, S. Gärtner, N. Kiesel, C. Kurtsiefer, M. Żukowski, H. Weinfurter (2003):
Multiphoton entanglement and interferometry,
Fortschr. Phys. 51, 273-279.
DOI: 10.1002/prop.200310039


Book Chapters, Commentaries, Published Conference Contributions

N. Kiesel and Eric Lutz (2017):
News & Views: Nanoparticles jumping high                                                          
Nature Nanotechnology, 219, doi.org/10.1038/nnano.2017.219

N. Kiesel, W. Wieczorek, S. Gröblacher, M. Aspelmeyer (2011):
Licht macht Druck,
Physik in unserer Zeit 42, 276-284.
DOI: 10.1002/piuz.201101283

W. Wieczorek, R. Krischek, A. Ozawa, G. Tóth, N. Kiesel,
P. Michelberger, T. Udem, H. Weinfurter (2010):
Six-photon entangled Dicke state enabled by a UV enhancement cavity as novel SPDC photon source,
edited by V. N. Zadkov, T. Durt,
Proc. SPIE 7727, Quantum Optics, 77270L.
DOI:10.1117/12.853599

W. Wieczorek, R. Krischek, N. Kiesel, C. Schmid, H. Weinfurter (2010):
Entanglement enhanced quantum sensing,
Proc. SPIE 7608, Quantum Sensing and Nanophotonic Devices VII, 76080P.
DOI:10.1117/12.837531

C. Schmid, N. Kiesel, W. Laskowski, E. Solano, G. Tóth, M. Żukowski, H. Weinfurter (2007):
The entanglement of the symmetric four-photon Dicke state,
in Quantum Communication and Security,
edited by M. Żukowski, S. Kilin, J. Kowalik,IOS Press, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 113-122,
Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Quantum Communication and Security, Gdansk, Poland, 10-13 September 2006.
ISBN 978-1-58603-749-9

C. Schmid, N. Kiesel, W. Wieczorek, R. Pohlner, H. Weinfurter (2007):
Multiphoton entanglement engineering via projective measurements,
In: Quantum Communications Realized,
edited by Y. Arakawa, M. Sasaki, H. Sotobayashi,
Proc. SPIE 6780, Quantum Communications Realized, 67800E.
DOI:10.1117/12.734697

W. Wieczorek, N. Kiesel, C. Schmid, H. Weinfurter (2007):
Efficient non-tomographic tools for the characterization of multipartite entanglement,
In: Quantum Communication, Measurement and Computing,
edited by O. Hirota, J.H. Shapiro, M. Sasaki,
NICT Press, Japan, 2007, 487-492,
Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Quantum Communication, Measurement and Computing, Tsukuba, Japan (2006).

M. Bourennane, M. Eibl, S. Gärtner, N. Kiesel, C. Kurtsiefer, M. Żukowski, H. Weinfurter (2005):
Chapter 29: Multiphoton Entanglement,
In: Quantum Information Processing, Second Edition,
edited by T. Beth, G. Leuchs,
WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, 393-404.
DOI: 10.1002/3527606009.fmatter   

M. Bourennane, M. Eibl, S. Gärtner, N. Kiesel, C. Kurtsiefer, M. Żukowski, H. Weinfurter (2002):
Multiphoton entanglement,
In: Quantum Optics in Computing and Communications
edited by S. Liu, G. Guo, H.-K. Lo, N. Imoto,
Conference Quantum Optics in Computing and Communications, Shanghai, 2002.
SPIE Proceedings 4917, 45-53.
DOI: 10.1117/12.483039