We observed optomechanical correlations induced by radiation pressure between a light beam and the resulting mirror displacements. This scheme can be extended down to the quantum level, with applications in high-sensitivity measurements and quantum optics.
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(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.2500) Quantum optics : Fluctuations, relaxations, and noise
(230.4685) Optical devices : Optical microelectromechanical devices
A. Heidmann, P. Verlot, A. Tavernarakis, C. Molinelli, A. Kuhn, T. Briant, and P. -. Cohadon, "Optomechanical Correlations between Light and Mirrors," in Frontiers in Optics 2009/Laser Science XXV/Fall 2009 OSA Optics & Photonics Technical Digest, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper LSTuK1.