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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 15 — Jul. 28, 2014
  • pp: 18254–18267

Generation of non-classical states of mirror motion in the single-photon strong-coupling regime

Wen-ju Gu, Gao-xiang Li, Shao-ping Wu, and Ya-ping Yang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 15, pp. 18254-18267 (2014)

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When a trichromatic laser field is applied to a cavity optomechanical system within the single-photon strong-coupling regime, we find that the motion of mirror can evolve into a dark state such that the cavity field mode cannot absorb energy from the external field. Via tuning three components of the pumping field to be resonant to the carrier, red-sideband and blue-sideband transitions in the displaced representation respectively, the state of mirror motion can exhibit non-classical properties, such as that in the Lamb-Dicke limit, the state evolves into a squeezed coherent state, and beyond the limit, the state can become a squeezed non-Gaussian state.

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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: May 30, 2014
Revised Manuscript: July 8, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: July 9, 2014
Published: July 21, 2014

Wen-ju Gu, Gao-xiang Li, Shao-ping Wu, and Ya-ping Yang, "Generation of non-classical states of mirror motion in the single-photon strong-coupling regime," Opt. Express 22, 18254-18267 (2014)

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