Contact: Lynn Yarris
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Caption: Berkeley Lab researchers directly observed quantum optical effects -- amplification and ponderomotive squeezing -- in an optomechanical system. Here the yellow/red regions show amplification, the blue regions show squeezing. On the left is the data, on the right is the theoretical prediction in the absence of noise.
Credit: (Photo courtesy of Stamper-Kurn group)
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