Circuit cavity electromechanics in the strong-coupling regime

@article{Teufel2010CircuitCE,
  title={Circuit cavity electromechanics in the strong-coupling regime},
  author={John D. Teufel and Dale Li and Michael Shane Allman and Katarina Cicak and Adam J. Sirois and Jed D. Whittaker and Raymond W. Simmonds},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2010},
  volume={471},
  pages={204-208}
}
Demonstrating and exploiting the quantum nature of macroscopic mechanical objects would help us to investigate directly the limitations of quantum-based measurements and quantum information protocols, as well as to test long-standing questions about macroscopic quantum coherence. Central to this effort is the necessity of long-lived mechanical states. Previous efforts have witnessed quantum behaviour, but for a low-quality-factor mechanical system. The field of cavity optomechanics and… 

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