Quantum optics with organic molecules; cavity QED, optomechanics, and cooperativity
Burak Gurlek Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Erlangen, Germany
Michael, Becker, Burak Gürlek, Siwei Luo, Masoud Mirzaei, Luis Morales, Mohammad Musavinezhad, Jahangir Nobakht, André Pscherer, Dominik Rattenbacher, Alexey Shkarin, Johannes Zirkelbach, Jan Renger, Tobias Utikal, Stephan Götzinger, Vahid Sandoghdar
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Erlangen, Germany
Laboratory manipulation of single quantum emitters and single photons has matured to a routine procedure over the past two decades . These activities have led to new emerging topics such as optomechanical functionalities and coherent cooperative interactions among several quantum emitters. In this presentation, we discuss our efforts of the last decade in coupling molecules to high-finesse Fabry-Perot cavities  and nanoscopic waveguides on a chip , demonstrating dipole-induced transparency, strong coupling and single-photon nonlinearity. Moreover, we present data on precision spectroscopy of the vibronic transitions in single molecules and related coherent effects . We also show the latest results on the coupling of two or molecules to each other via a common mode of a micro-resonator.
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