Quantum optomechanics—throwing a glance [Invited]

  title={Quantum optomechanics—throwing a glance [Invited]},
  author={M. Aspelmeyer and S. Groeblacher and K. Hammerer and N. Kiesel},
  journal={Journal of The Optical Society of America B-optical Physics},
Mechanical resonators are gradually becoming available as new quantum systems. Quantum optics in combination with optomechanical interactions (quantum optomechanics) provides a particularly helpful toolbox for generating and controlling mechanical quantum states. We highlight some of the current challenges in the field by discussing two of our recent experiments. 

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