OSA's Digital Library

Journal of the Optical Society of America B

Journal of the Optical Society of America B

| OPTICAL PHYSICS

  • Vol. 2, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1985
  • pp: 1830–1840

Theory of radiation-pressure-driven interferometers

P. Meystre, E. M. Wright, J. D. McCullen, and E. Vignes  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 2, Issue 11, pp. 1830-1840 (1985)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.2.001830


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (1240 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We review the theory of optical interferometers in which a light mirror is suspended to swing as a pendulum and can therefore respond to radiation-pressure forces. The basic principles are elaborated on by considering a two-mirror system, and optical bistability and mirror confinement are predicted. A three-mirror system is also described that is capable of producing a far higher level of mirror confinement. White- and ground-noise analyses are given.

© 1985 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: April 22, 1985
Manuscript Accepted: June 11, 1985
Published: November 1, 1985

Citation
P. Meystre, J. D. McCullen, E. Vignes, and E. M. Wright, "Theory of radiation-pressure-driven interferometers," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 2, 1830-1840 (1985)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-2-11-1830


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. P. Lebedev, Ann. Phys. (Leipzig) 6, 433 (1901); Astrophys. J. 31, 385 (1910).
  2. E. F. Nichols, G. F. Hull, Phys. Rev. 13, 307 (1901); Phys. Rev. 17, 26 (1903).
  3. A. Ashkin, Phys. Rev. Lett. 24, 156 (1970). [CrossRef]
  4. A. Ashkin, J. M. Dziedzic, Appl. Phys. Lett. 19, 283 (1971); Appl. Phys. Lett. 24, 586 (1974); Appl. Phys. Lett. 28, 333 (1976); Appl. Phys. Lett. 30, 202 (1977). [CrossRef]
  5. A. Ashkin, Phys. Rev. Lett. 40, 729 (1978); J. Dalibard, S. Reynaud, C. Cohen-Tannoudji, J. Phys. B 17, 4577 (1984). [CrossRef]
  6. W. D. Phillips, ed., Progress in Quantum Electronics (Pergamon, New York, 1984), p. 115.
  7. M. Born, E. Wolf, Principles of Optics (Pergamon, Oxford, 1965).
  8. J. H. Marburger, F. S. Felber, Phys. Rev. A 17, 335 (1978). [CrossRef]
  9. A. Dorsel, J. D. McCullen, P. Meystre, E. Vignes, H. Walther, Phys. Rev. Lett. 51, 1550 (1983). [CrossRef]
  10. W. Lukosz, Opt. Lett. 10, 143 (1985). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  11. J. D. Mc Cullen, P. Meystre, E. M. Wright, Opt. Lett. 9, 193 (1984). [CrossRef]
  12. A. Labeyrie, Astron. Astrophys. 77, L1 (1979).
  13. R. P. Feynman, R. B. Leighton, M. Sands, The Feynman Lectures on Physics (Addison-Wesley, Reading, Mass., 1965), Vol. 1, Chap. 34–9.
  14. C. Hayashe, Nonlinear Oscillations in Physical Systems (McGraw-Hill, New York, 1964).
  15. H. Risken, The Fokker-Planck Equation, Methods of Solutions and Applications, Springer Series in Synergetics (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1984). [CrossRef]
  16. J. Bendat, A. G. Piersol, Measurement and Analysis of Random Data (Wiley, New York, 1966).
  17. H. Billing, W. Winkler, R. Schilling, A. Rüdiger, K. Maischberger, L. Schnupp, in Quantum Optics, Experimental Gravitation and Measurement Theory, P. Meystre, M. O. Scully, eds. (Plenum, New York, 1983), p. 525. [CrossRef]
  18. Useful input on this question was provided by J. H. Eberly (Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y. 14627), J. D. Garrison (Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, Livermore, Calif. 94550), P. L. Knight (Imperial College, London, England), and S. Stenholm (University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland) (personal communications, 1985).
  19. R. Dändliker, T. Tschudi, Appl. Opt. 8, 119 (1969). [CrossRef]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited