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Thermometry with Optomechanical Cavities



Thomas P. Purdy, Karen E. Grutter, Kartik A. Srinivasan, Nikolai N. Klimov, Zeeshan Ahmed, Jacob M. Taylor


Thermally-driven motion of a nanomechanical resonator may be employed as an absolute thermometer. We experimentally measure radiation pressure shot noise induced quantum correlations to absolutely calibrate the motional signal transduced onto an optical probe.
Proceedings Title
OSA Technical Digest
Conference Dates
June 5-10, 2016
Conference Location
San Jose, CA
Conference Title
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2016


optomechanics, thermometry, quantum correlation
Created June 7, 2016, Updated November 10, 2018