Electromagnetically induced transparency and slow light with optomechanics

  title={Electromagnetically induced transparency and slow light with optomechanics},
  author={Amir H. Safavi-Naeini and Thiago P. Mayer Alegre and Jasper Chan and Matt Eichenfield and Martin Winger and Qiang Lin and Jeff T. Hill and Darrick E. Chang and Oskar J. Painter},
Controlling the interaction between localized optical and mechanical excitations has recently become possible following advances in micro- and nanofabrication techniques. So far, most experimental studies of optomechanics have focused on measurement and control of the mechanical subsystem through its interaction with optics, and have led to the experimental demonstration of dynamical back-action cooling and optical rigidity of the mechanical system. Conversely, the optical response of these… 

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  • O. Painter
  • Physics
    2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and 12th European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO EUROPE/EQEC)
  • 2011
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