Tag: Quantum Optics

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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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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