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Measuring Acceleration with Light

Most people have never seen an accelerometer -- a device that measures change in velocity -- and wouldn’t know where to look. Yet accelerometers have become

Projects and Programs

Micro- and nano-optomechanical systems

Light can interact with mechanical systems in interesting and useful ways, not only probing the mechanical motion with spectacular sensitivity, but also driving

Publications

Broadband Optomechanical Sensing at the Thermodynamic Limit

Author(s)
Feng Zhou, Yiliang Bao, Ramgopal Madugani, David A. Long, Jason J. Gorman, Thomas W. LeBrun
Cavity optomechanics has enabled precision measurements with unprecedented levels of sensitivity, including the detection of attonewton forces, nanoparticles

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