A 75mm optical cavity was formed using a microcantilever for one mirror. A finesse of 55 was achieved, not limited by diffraction around the cantilever. The microcantilever was passively laser cooled from 300K to 50K.
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B. Zwickl, A. Jayich, and J. G. e. Harris, "Laser Cooling of a Microcantilever Using a Medium Finesse Optical Cavity," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper QThC2.
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