Volume 112, Number 6, December 2015
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Electromagnetism, Optics, Acoustics, Heat Transfer, Classical Mechanics, and Fluid Dynamics|
|Published online||12 January 2016|
Controlling optomechanically induced transparency through rotation
1 Beijing Computational Science Research Center - Beijing, PRC
2 Synergy Innovation Center of Quantum Information and Quantum Physics, University of Science and Technology of China - Hefei, PRC
Received: 17 July 2015
Accepted: 21 December 2015
In this article, we describe controlling the optomechanically induced transparency (OMIT) phenomena through rotation. An optomechanical cavity, which is coupled to a weak probe field and to a strong drive field, is placed along the diameter of a rotating table. When the table rotates, the centrifugal force due to rotation changes the length of the optomechanical cavity because of which the transparency window in OMIT disappears. We further point out that OMIT can be recovered by shifting both the drive and probe frequencies simultaneously. We derived an analytic parameter to estimate the minimum angular velocity that can effect OMIT for a given optomechanical cavity. In other words, we describe turning on and turning off OMIT by controlling the rotation rate.
PACS: 42.50.Wk – Mechanical effects of light on material media, microstructures and particles / 06.30.Gv – Velocity, acceleration, and rotation / 42.50.-p – Quantum optics
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