We demonstrate experimentally for the first time the possibility of controlling the propagation properties of a light pulse using cavity assisted radiation pressure coupling to mechanical modes. Both pulse delay and advancement are observed.
© 2009 The Optical Society
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3948) Lasers and laser optics : Microcavity devices
(120.4880) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optomechanics
O. Arcizet, A. Schliesser, and T. Kippenberg, "Controlling Light Propagation via Radiation Pressure Optomechanical Coupling," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper IWE2.
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