Quantum optomechanics of a multimode system coupled via a photothermal and a radiation pressure force

  title={Quantum optomechanics of a multimode system coupled via a photothermal and a radiation pressure force},
  author={Mehdi Abdi and Alireza Bahrampour and David Vitali},
  journal={Physical Review A},
We provide a full quantum description of the optomechanical system formed by a Fabry-P\'erot cavity with a movable micromechanical mirror whose center-of-mass and internal elastic modes are coupled to the driven cavity mode by both radiation pressure and photothermal force. Adopting a quantum Langevin description, we investigate simultaneous cooling of the micromirror elastic and center-of-mass modes, and also the entanglement properties of the optomechanical multipartite system in its steady… 
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  • Physics, Medicine
    2007 European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and the International Quantum Electronics Conference
  • 2007
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