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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 17 — Aug. 26, 2013
  • pp: 20423–20440

Squeezing of the mirror motion via periodic modulations in a dissipative optomechanical system

Wen-ju Gu and Gao-xiang Li  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 17, pp. 20423-20440 (2013)

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We investigate the generation of squeezed state of the mirror motion in a dissipative optomechanical system driven with a strong laser field accompanied with two periodically-modulated lights. Using the density operator approach we calculate the variances of quantum fluctuations around the classical orbits. Both the numerical and analytical results predict that the squeezed state of the mirror motion around its ground state is achievable. Moreover, the obtained squeezed state is robust against the thermal noise because of the strong cooling effect outside the resolved-sideband regime, which arises from the destructive interference of quantum noise.

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OCIS Codes
(220.4880) Optical design and fabrication : Optomechanics
(140.3518) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, frequency modulated

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

Original Manuscript: July 31, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: August 7, 2013
Published: August 22, 2013

Wen-ju Gu and Gao-xiang Li, "Squeezing of the mirror motion via periodic modulations in a dissipative optomechanical system," Opt. Express 21, 20423-20440 (2013)

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