Peer Reviewed Publications

Non-equilibrium quantum thermodynamics of a particle trapped in a controllable time-varying potential
Qiongyuan WuLuca MancinoMatteo CarlessoMario A. CiampiniLorenzo MagriniNikolai KieselMauro Paternostro
PRX Quantum 3, 010322 (2022)
 

Nonequilibrium control of thermal and mechanical changes in a levitated system
Markus Rademacher
Michael KonopikMaxime DebiossacDavid GrassEric LutzNikolai Kiesel
Phys. Rev. Lett. 128, 070601 (2022)

 Real-time optimal quantum control of mechanical motion at room temperature
Lorenzo Magrini, Philipp Rosenzweig, Constanze Bach, Andreas Deutschmann-Olek, Sebastian G. Hofer, Sungkun Hong, Nikolai Kiesel, Andreas Kugi, Markus Aspelmeyer
Nature volume 595, pages 373–377 (2021)

Detecting nonclassical correlations in levitated cavity optomechanics
A. A. Rakhubovsky, D. W. Moore, U. Delić, N. Kiesel, M. Aspelmeyer, R. Filip
Phys. Rev. Applied 14, 054052 – Published 20 November 2020

Nonequilibrium information erasure below kTln2
Editors Choice
M. Konopik, A. Friedenberger, N. Kiesel and E. Lutz
EPL 131, 60004 (2020), doi: 10.1209/0295-5075/131/60004

Thermodynamics of continuous non-Markovian feedback control
M. Konopik, A. Friedenberger, N. Kiesel and E. Lutz
Nature Commun. 11, 1360 (2020), doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-15148-5

Cavity cooling of a levitated nanosphere by coherent scatteringU. Delić, M.Reisenbauer, D. Grass, N. Kiesel, V. Vuletić, M. AspelmeyerPhys. Rev. Lett. 122, 123602 (2019) - Editor's choice & APS Viewpoint 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