Coherent optical wavelength conversion via cavity optomechanics.

  title={Coherent optical wavelength conversion via cavity optomechanics.},
  author={Jeff T. Hill and Amir H. Safavi-Naeini and Jasper Chan and Oskar J. Painter},
  journal={Nature communications},
Both classical and quantum systems utilize the interaction of light and matter across a wide range of energies. These systems are often not naturally compatible with one another and require a means of converting photons of dissimilar wavelengths to combine and exploit their different strengths. Here we theoretically propose and experimentally demonstrate coherent wavelength conversion of optical photons using photon-phonon translation in a cavity-optomechanical system. For an engineered silicon… 

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