Volume 103, Number 2, July 2013
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Electromagnetism, Optics, Acoustics, Heat Transfer, Classical Mechanics, and Fluid Dynamics|
|Published online||26 July 2013|
Quantum optical mouse to detect Coriolis force
Department of Physics, University of North Texas - 1155 Union Circle #311427, Denton, TX 76203, USA
Received: 5 April 2013
Accepted: 4 July 2013
We describe an opto-mechanical effect that introduces an additional phase into a coherent light field. This effect is accomplished via the motion of a cavity which contains an ultradispersive medium. We have theoretically shown that this change of the phase, due to the enhanced Fizeau effect, can be used to measure displacements as small as . This technique can be used to detect the Coriolis Force.
PACS: 42.50.-p – Quantum optics / 07.10.Pz – Instruments for strain, force, and torque / 37.10.Vz – Mechanical effects of light on atoms, molecules, and ions
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