AffiliationUniv Arizona, Coll Opt Sci
Univ Arizona, Dept Phys
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PublisherAMER PHYSICAL SOC
CitationAntibunching in an optomechanical oscillator 2017, 95 (5) Physical Review A
JournalPhysical Review A
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AbstractWe theoretically analyze antibunching of the phonon field in an optomechanical oscillator employing the membrane-in-the-middle geometry. More specifically, a single-mode mechanical oscillator is quadratically coupled to a single-mode cavity field in the regime in which the cavity dissipation is a dominant source of damping, and adiabatic elimination of the cavity field leads to an effective cubic nonlinearity for the mechanics. We show analytically in the weak-coupling regime that the mechanics displays a chaotic phonon field for small optomechanical cooperativity, whereas an antibunched single-phonon field appears for large optomechanical cooperativity. This opens the door to control of the second-order correlation function of a mechanical oscillator in the weak-coupling regime.
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SponsorsNational Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) - Korea government (MSIP) [2015R1C1A1A01052349]