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Contact: Gertie Skaarup
University of Copenhagen - Niels Bohr Institute


Caption: The method, called optomechanics, is a complex interaction between a mechanical movement and optical radiation. The laser light has almost no noise, as all its photons are identical. In this way, the special properties of the nanomembrane are fully exploited.

Credit: Artists impression by Mette Høst

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