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"Noise reduction and generation of squeezed light by cascading double-cavity optomechanical systems"

Dr. Fuli Li
Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an 710049, China


Noise reduction and generation of two-mode broadband squeezed light is investigated by cascading double-cavity optomechanical systems. The cavities are driven by amplitude-modulated lasers with two frequency tones, one of which is red-detuning and other blue-detuning from the cavity fields. It is shown that a two-mode squeezed field can be generated in a single double-cavity system via dissipation of the mechanical resonator. To further reduce thermal and input noises and generate strong squeezing of the cavity fields, we connect many identical double-cavity optomechanical systems together in a cascading way. The vacuum noise fed into the cavities and the thermal noise coupled to the mechanical resonator can be greatly depressed in the cascading system. As a result, the very strong and constant squeezing can be achieved in a large region of frequency in the cascaded optomechanical systems.

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016
IQSE 578, 12:30 Noon
Mitchell Physics Building

Institute for Quantum Science and Engineering
Texas A&M University

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