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Ramgopal Madugani

Ramgopal Madugani is a research associate in the Microsystems and Nanotechnology Division in the Physical Measurement Laboratory at NIST. He received his Ph.D. degree in Physics from University College Cork, funded by OIST Graduate University at which he was a graduate researcher. He also earned a M. Sc. in Physics degree from Pondicherry University and a B. Sc. in Physical Sciences degree from Nizam College-Osmania University. His research interests include Microcavities and Resonators, Quantum Optomechanics, Optical Accelerometers and Sensors. His research has been published in several peer reviewed journals, and he contributed to several conference proceedings and book chapters on the topics related to applications of whispering gallery mode microcavities. He is an active member of Optical Society of America. He is currently working with Thomas W Lebrun on Optical Microcavities for applications in Optical Accelerometry, Sensing and Optomechanics. He enjoys running, playing soccer and cooking.

Selected Publications

  1. R. Madugani, F. Zhou, R. P. Wagner, Y. Bao, J. J. Gorman, and T. W. LeBrun, "Acoustical Response Characteristics of an Optomechanical Accelerometer," in Frontiers in Optics / Laser Science, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2018), paper JW3A.88.
  2. F. Zhou, Y. Bao, D. A. Long, R. Madugani, J. J. Gorman, and T. W. LeBrun, "Testing of an Optomechanical Accelerometer with a High-Finesse On-Chip Microcavity," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2019), paper JW2A.4.
  3. F. Zhou, Y. Bao, R. Madugani, J. J. Gorman, and T. W. LeBrun, "A Fiber-Pigtailed Hemispherical Fabry-Pérot Microcavity for Accelerometry and Sensing," in Frontiers in Optics / Laser Science, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2018), paper JW4A.90.


Broadband Optomechanical Sensing at the Thermodynamic Limit

Feng Zhou, Yiliang Bao, Ramgopal Madugani, David A. Long, Jason J. Gorman, Thomas W. LeBrun
Cavity optomechanics has enabled precision measurements with unprecedented levels of sensitivity, including the detection of attonewton forces, nanoparticles
Created August 15, 2019, Updated April 9, 2020