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Caltech Scientists Create Nanoscale Zipper Cavity That Responds to Single Photons of Light


June 4, 2009

zipper optomechanical cavities Physicists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have developed a nanoscale device that can be used for force detection, optical communication and more. The device exploits the mechanical properties of light to create an optomechanical cavity in which interactions between light and motion are greatly strengthened and enhanced. Full Story

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