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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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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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Psychology: Searching for the Google Effect on People’s Memory

[News & Analysis] Psychology: Searching for the Google Effect on People’s Memory from Science: Current Issue by John Bohannon In four cleverly designed experiments reported online this week in Science, psychologists confirm the so-called Google effect: a growing belief that people are using the Internet as a personal memory bank. Author: John Bohannon Four years …

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Generation of ultrastable microwaves via optical frequency division

Generation of ultrastable microwaves via optical frequency division by S. A. Diddams Generation of ultrastable microwaves via optical frequency division Nature Photonics 5, 425 (2011). doi:10.1038/nphoton.2011.121 Authors: T. M. Fortier, M. S. Kirchner, F. Quinlan, J. Taylor, J. C. Bergquist, T. Rosenband, N. Lemke, A. Ludlow, Y. Jiang, C. W. Oates & S. A. Diddams …

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In two places at once

In two places at once Quantum superpositions of objects consisting of millions of atoms may be achievable with cavity quantum optomechanical techniques. Published Thu Jul 07, 2011 A fundamental feature of quantum physics is superposition of states, such as the double slit experiment in which a particle passes through both slits at the same time …

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