Detection of anisotropic particles in levitated optomechanics
Last updated June 24, 2019 by Alessandro Ferraro
Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 04:00 PM, MAPTC/0G/006
Speaker: M. Toros (University of Southampton)
We give a pedagogical introduction to the detection of anisotropic nanoparticles in levitated optomechanics. We obtain the full rotational and translational dynamics, as well as, the measured photo-current in a dyne detection . We discuss the recent experimental observation of light torque-induced precession and nutation of a trapped particle .
 Toroš, M., Rashid, M. and Ulbricht, H., 2018. Detection of anisotropic particles in levitated optomechanics. Physical Review A, 98(5), p.053803.
 Rashid, M., Toroš, M., Setter, A. and Ulbricht, H., 2018. Precession motion in levitated optomechanics. Physical review letters, 121(25), p.253601.
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