Optical Levitation of a Mirror for Reaching the Standard Quantum Limit

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Michimura, Yuta; Kuwahara, Yuya; Ushiba, Takafumi; Matsumoto, Nobuyuki; Ando, Masaki;
(2016)

We propose a new method to optically levitate a macroscopic mirror with two vertical Fabry-P{\'e}rot cavities linearly aligned. This configuration gives the simplest possible optical levitation in which the number of laser beams used is the minimum of two. We demonstrat... View more
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