Category: Papers

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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