Exploring Macroscopic Quantum Mechanics in Optomechanical Devices

Exploring Macroscopic Quantum Mechanics in Optomechanical Devices

by Haixing Miao

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642256394
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 01/16/2012
Series: Springer Theses
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 206
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Dr Haixing Miao was awarded the very rare "PhD with Distinction" from University of Western Australia. He is the winner of the 2010 GWIC (Gravitational Wave International Committee) Thesis prize.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction.- 2 Quantum Theory of Gravitational-Wave Detectors.- 3 Modifying Input Optics: Double Squeezed-input.- 4 Modifying Test-Mass Dynamics: Double Optical Spring.- 5 Measuring a Conserved Quantity: Variational Quadrature Readout.- 6 MQM with Three-Mode Optomechanical Interactions.- 7 Achieving the Ground State and Enhancing Optomechanical Entanglement.- 8 Universal Entanglement Between an Oscillator and Continuous Fields.- 9 Nonlinear Optomechanical System for Probing Mechanical Energy Quantization.- 10 State Preparation: Non-Gaussian Quantum State.- 11 Probing Macroscopic Quantum States.- 12 Conclusions and Future Work.- 13 List of Publications.- Bibliography.

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