Opto-electromechanical regenerative amplification is demonstrated in a microtoroid. Mechanical linewidths as low as 5 mHz are achieved, fifty times lower than has been achieved via a pure optomechanical interaction.
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W. P. Bowen, M. A. Taylor, A. Szorkovszky, K. H. Lee, and J. Knittel, "Mechanical Regenerative Amplification with mHz Linewidth in a Cavity Opto-electromechanical System," in Frontiers in Optics 2011/Laser Science XXVII, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper FThT4.
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