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Entangling the ro-vibrational modes of a macroscopic mirror using radiation pressure

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We consider the dynamics of a vibrating and rotating end-mirror of an optical Fabry-P{\'erot} cavity that can sustain Laguerre-Gaussian modes. We demonstrate theoretically that since the intra-cavity field carries linear as well as angular momentum, radiation pressure can create bipartite entanglement between a vibrational and a rotational mode of the mirror. Further we show that the ratio of vibrational and rotational couplings with the radiation field can easily be adjusted experimentally, ...

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10.1103/PhysRevA.77.030303

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Bhattacharya, M More by this author
Giscard, PL More by this author
Meystre, P More by this author
Journal:
PHYSICAL REVIEW A
Volume:
77
Issue:
3
Publication date:
2007-12-11
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EISSN:
1094-1622
ISSN:
1050-2947
URN:
uuid:bf4fd9be-3fe3-4c28-82df-1e554c5849e6
Source identifiers:
168109
Local pid:
pubs:168109
Language:
English
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