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Cavity optomechanics mediated by a quantum two-level system

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Pirkkalainen, J.-M.
dc.contributor.author Cho, S.U.
dc.contributor.author Massel, F.
dc.contributor.author Tuorila, J.
dc.contributor.author Heikkilä, T. T.
dc.contributor.author Hakonen, P. J.
dc.contributor.author Sillanpää, M. A.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-09-23T06:40:18Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.citation Pirkkalainen , J-M , Cho , S U , Massel , F , Tuorila , J , Heikkilä , T T , Hakonen , P J & Sillanpää , M A 2015 , ' Cavity optomechanics mediated by a quantum two-level system ' , Nature Communications , vol. 6 , 6981 , pp. 1-6 . https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms7981 en
dc.identifier.issn 2041-1723
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dc.identifier.other PURE ITEMURL: https://research.aalto.fi/en/publications/cavity-optomechanics-mediated-by-a-quantum-twolevel-system(dabc6786-446f-473d-abbf-3126e7e1ad48).html
dc.identifier.other PURE FILEURL: https://research.aalto.fi/files/3205116/ncomms7981.pdf
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/22244
dc.description VK: Low Temperature Laboratory
dc.description.abstract Coupling electromagnetic waves in a cavity and mechanical vibrations via the radiation pressure of photons is a promising platform for investigations of quantum–mechanical properties of motion. A drawback is that the effect of one photon tends to be tiny, and hence one of the pressing challenges is to substantially increase the interaction strength. A novel scenario is to introduce into the setup a quantum two-level system (qubit), which, besides strengthening the coupling, allows for rich physics via strongly enhanced nonlinearities. Here we present a design of cavity optomechanics in the microwave frequency regime involving a Josephson junction qubit. We demonstrate boosting of the radiation–pressure interaction by six orders of magnitude, allowing to approach the strong coupling regime. We observe nonlinear phenomena at single-photon energies, such as an enhanced damping attributed to the qubit. This work opens up nonlinear cavity optomechanics as a plausible tool for the study of quantum properties of motion. en
dc.format.extent 6
dc.format.extent 1-6
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.ispartofseries NATURE COMMUNICATIONS en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Volume 6 en
dc.rights openAccess en
dc.subject.other 114 Physical sciences en
dc.subject.other 221 Nanotechnology en
dc.subject.other 214 Mechanical engineering en
dc.subject.other 218 Environmental engineering en
dc.title Cavity optomechanics mediated by a quantum two-level system en
dc.type A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä fi
dc.description.version Peer reviewed en
dc.contributor.department Department of Applied Physics
dc.contributor.department University of Jyväskylä
dc.contributor.department University of Oulu
dc.subject.keyword 114 Physical sciences
dc.subject.keyword 221 Nanotechnology
dc.subject.keyword 214 Mechanical engineering
dc.subject.keyword 218 Environmental engineering
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201609234248
dc.identifier.doi 10.1038/ncomms7981
dc.type.version publishedVersion


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