MQM With Three-Mode Optomechanical Interactions

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Abstract

In this chapter, we discuss the Macroscopic Quantum Mechanics (MQM) of a three-mode optomechanical system, in which two orthogonal transverse optical cavity modes are coupled to one mechanical mode through radiation pressure. This work is motivated by the investigations of three-mode parametric instability in large-scale gravitational-wave (GW) detectors with high-power optical cavities, as first pointed out by Braginsky et al. We realized that the same mechanism that induces instability, in a different parameter regime, can also be used to cool the mechanical resonator down to its quantum ground state.

Keywords

Cavity Mode Mechanical Mode Couple Cavity Tripartite Entanglement Logarithmic Negativity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Caltech M350-17Theoretical AstrophysicsPasadenaUSA

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