Controllable optical response properties in a hybrid optomechanical system

  • Xue-Jian Sun
  • Hao Chen
  • Wen-Xiao Liu
  • Hong-Rong LiEmail author


In this paper, we study theoretically the optical response properties of the output field in a hybrid optomechanical system, in which a degenerate optical parametric amplifier (OPA) and a \(\varLambda \)-type three-level atomic ensemble are placed in a driven optical cavity with a moving end mirror. We show that due to the presence of the OPA and the atomic medium, our proposal has the ability to exhibit the optical tristability and multiple optomechanically induced transparency (OMIT)-like effects. Moreover, the combined effects of optical amplification and OMIT-like as well as the tunable switch from slow-to-fast light can be realized by tuning the gain coefficient of the OPA and the phase of the field driving the OPA. In addition, the role of the OPA on the higher-order sideband generation has also been investigated. We find that the presence of the OPA contributes to the enhancement of the second-order sideband generation. These results provide a new way to engineer the hybrid optomechanical devices for applications in optical communications and signal processing.


Quantum optics Optomechanical system Coherent optical effects Nonlinear optics Optomechanically induced transparency Parametric process 



Funding was provided by Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 11774284).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xue-Jian Sun
    • 1
  • Hao Chen
    • 1
  • Wen-Xiao Liu
    • 1
  • Hong-Rong Li
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Institute of Quantum Optics and Quantum Information, School of ScienceXi’an Jiaotong UniversityXi’anChina

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