Thiago Alegre

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Observation of Quantum Motion of a Nanomechanical Resonator

Observation of Quantum Motion of a Nanomechanical Resonator from PRL Editors’ Suggestions by Amir H. Safavi-Naeini, Jasper Chan, Jeff T. Hill, Thiago P. Mayer Alegre, Alex Krause, and Oskar Painter Author(s): Amir H. Safavi-Naeini, Jasper Chan, Jeff T. Hill, Thiago P. Mayer Alegre, Alex Krause, and Oskar Painter   In this Letter we use resolved sideband laser cooling to cool a …

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A chip-scale integrated cavity-electro-optomechanics platform

A chip-scale integrated cavity-electro-optomechanics platform M. Winger, T. D. Blasius, T. P. Mayer Alegre, A. H. Safavi-Naeini, S. Meenehan, J. Cohen, S. Stobbe, and O. Painter Optics Express, 19, 24905-24921 (2011)doi:10.1364/OE.19.024905 We present an integrated optomechanical and electromechanical nanocavity, in which a common mechanical degree of freedom is coupled to an ultrahigh-Q photonic crystal defect …

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Laser cooling of a nanomechanical oscillator into its quantum ground state

Laser cooling of a nanomechanical oscillator into its quantum ground state from Nature by Oskar Painter Laser cooling of a nanomechanical oscillator into its quantum ground state Nature 478, 7367 (2011). doi:10.1038/nature10461 Authors: Jasper Chan, T. P. Mayer Alegre, Amir H. Safavi-Naeini, Jeff T. Hill, Alex Krause, Simon Gröblacher, Markus Aspelmeyer & Oskar Painter The …

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Dynamic modulation of photonic crystal nanocavities using gigahertz acoustic phonons

Dynamic modulation of photonic crystal nanocavities using gigahertz acoustic phonons from Nat. Photonics – AOP by Hubert J. Krenner Nature Photonics. doi:10.1038/nphoton.2011.208 Authors: Daniel A. Fuhrmann, Susanna M. Thon, Hyochul Kim, Dirk Bouwmeester, Pierre M. Petroff, Achim Wixforth & Hubert J. Krenner Abstract: Photonic crystal membranes provide a versatile planar platform for on-chip implementations of …

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A single nitrogen-vacancy defect coupled to a nanomechanical oscillator

A single nitrogen-vacancy defect coupled to a nanomechanical oscillator by S. Seidelin Nature Physics. doi:10.1038/nphys2070 Authors: O. Arcizet, V. Jacques, A. Siria, P. Poncharal, P. Vincent & S. Seidelin Abstract: We position a single nitrogen-vacancy (NV) centre hosted in a diamond nanocrystal at the extremity of a SiC nanowire.

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Measurement of the quantum zero-point motion of a nanomechanical resonator

Measurement of the quantum zero-point motion of a nanomechanical resonator. (arXiv:1108.4680v1 [quant-ph]) from quant-ph – arXiv by Amir H. Safavi-Naeini, Jasper Chan, Jeff T. Hill, T. P. Mayer Alegre, Alex Krause, Oskar Painter We present optical sideband spectroscopy measurements of a mesoscopic mechanical oscillator cooled near its quantum ground state.

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Reconfigurable light-driven opto-acoustic isolators in photonic crystal fibre

Reconfigurable light-driven opto-acoustic isolators in photonic crystal fibre by P. St. J. Russell Reconfigurable light-driven opto-acoustic isolators in photonic crystal fibre Nature Photonics. doi:10.1038/nphoton.2011.180 Authors: M. S. Kang, A. Butsch & P. St. J. Russell Dynamic optical isolation with all-optical switching capability is in

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Graphene Plasmonics

Graphene Plasmonics: A Platform for Strong Light–Matter Interactions by Frank H. L. Koppens, Darrick E. Chang and F. Javier Garcia de Abajo Graphene plasmons provide a suitable alternative to noble-metal plasmons

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Laser cooling of a nanomechanical oscillator into its quantum ground state.

Laser cooling of a nanomechanical oscillator into its quantum ground state. (arXiv:1106.3614v1 [quant-ph]) from quant-ph – arXiv by Jasper Chan, T. P. Mayer Alegre, Amir H. Safavi-Naeini, Jeff T. Hill, Alex Krause, Simon Groeblacher, Markus Aspelmeyer, Oskar Painter A patterned Si nanobeam is formed which supports co-localized acoustic and optical resonances that are coupled via …

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Electromagnetically induced transparency and slow light with optomechanics

Electromagnetically induced transparency and slow light with optomechanics from Nature by O. Painter Electromagnetically induced transparency and slow light with optomechanics Nature 472, 7341 (2011). doi:10.1038/nature09933 Authors: A. H. Safavi-Naeini, T. P. Mayer Alegre, J. Chan, M. Eichenfield, M. Winger, Q. Lin, J. T. Hill, D. E. Chang & O. Painter Controlling the interaction between …

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