Distributing fully optomechanical quantum correlations

Laura Mazzola, Mauro Paternostro

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Abstract

We present a scheme to prepare quantum correlated states of two mechanical systems based on the pouring of preavailable all-optical entanglement into the state of two micromirrors belonging to remote and noninteracting optomechanical cavities. We show that, under realistic experimental conditions, the protocol allows for the preparation of a genuine quantum state of a composite mesoscopic system whose nonclassical features extend beyond the occurrence of entanglement. We finally discuss a way to access such mechanical correlations.
Original languageEnglish
Article number062335
Pages (from-to)062335
Number of pages1
JournalPhysical Review A
Volume83
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 28 Jun 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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