Quantum electro-mechanical systems (e.g., beams, cantilevers), quantum thermodynamics, and cooling quantum systems

    1. S. Savel'ev, F. Nori
      Magnetic and mechanical buckling: Modified Landau theory approach to study phase transitions in micromagnetic disks and compressed rods
      Phys. Rev. B 70, 214415 (2004). [PDF][Link]

    2. L.F. Wei, Y.X. Liu, C.P. Sun, F. Nori
      Probing tiny motions of nanomechanical resonators: classical or quantum mechanical?
      Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 237201 (2006). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    3. H.T. Quan, Y.D. Wang, Y.X. Liu, C.P. Sun, F. Nori
      Maxwell's demon assisted thermodynamic cycle in superconducting quantum circuits
      Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 180402 (2006). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    4. C.P. Sun, L.F. Wei, Y.X. Liu, F. Nori
      Quantum transducers: integrating transmission lines and nanomechanical resonators via charge qubits
      Phys. Rev. A 73, 022318 (2006). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    5. S. Savel'ev, X. Hu, F. Nori
      Quantum electromechanics: Qubits from buckling nanobars
      New Journal of Physics 8, 105 (2006). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    6. F. Xue, Y.X. Liu, C.P. Sun, F. Nori
      Two-mode squeezed states and entangled states of two mechanical resonators
      Phys. Rev. B 76, 064305 (2007). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    7. H.T. Quan, Y.X. Liu, C.P. Sun, F. Nori
      Quantum thermodynamic cycles and quantum heat engines
      Phys. Rev. E 76, 031105 (2007). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    8. S. Savel'ev, A.L. Rakhmanov, X. Hu, A. Kasumov, F. Nori
      Quantum electromechanics: Quantum tunneling near resonance and qubits from buckling nanoscale bars
      Phys. Rev. B 75, 165417 (2007). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    9. F. Xue, Y.D. Wang, Y.X. Liu, F. Nori
      Cooling a micro-mechanical beam by coupling it to a transmission line
      Phys. Rev. B 76, 205302 (2007). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    10. J.R. Johansson, L.G. Mourokh, A.Yu. Smirnov, F. Nori
      Enhancing the conductance of a two-electron quantum shuttle
      Phys. Rev. B 77, 035428 (2008). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    11. J.Q. You, Y.X. Liu, F. Nori
      Simultaneous cooling of an artificial atom and its neighboring quantum system
      Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 047001 (2008). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    12. M. Grajcar, S. Ashhab, J.R. Johansson, F. Nori
      Lower limit on the achievable temperature in resonator-based sideband cooling
      Phys. Rev. B 78, 035406 (2008). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    13. H. Ian, Z.R. Gong, Y.X. Liu, C.P. Sun, F. Nori
      Cavity optomechanical coupling assisted by an atomic gas
      Phys. Rev. A 78, 013824 (2008). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    14. F. Nori
      Atomic physics with a circuit
      Nature Physics 4, 589 (2008). [PDF][Link]

    15. N. Lambert, F. Nori
      Detecting quantum-coherent nanomechanical oscillations using the current noise spectrum of a double quantum dot
      Phys. Rev. B 78, 214302 (2008). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    16. K. Maruyama, F. Nori, V. Vedral
      The Physics of Maxwell’s demon and information
      Rev. Mod. Phys. 81, 1 (2009). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    17. Z.R. Gong, H. Ian, Y.X. Liu, C.P. Sun, F. Nori
      Effective Hamiltonian approach to the Kerr nonlinearity in an optomechanical system
      Phys. Rev. A 80, 065801 (2009). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    18. S.-H. Ouyang, J.Q. You, F. Nori
      Cooling a mechanical resonator via coupling to a tunable double quantum dot
      Phys. Rev. B 79, 075304 (2009). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    19. Y.B. Gao, S. Yang, Y.X. Liu, C.P. Sun, F. Nori
      Probing nano-mechanical QED effects
      (2009). [arXiv]

    20. J. Zhang, Y.X. Liu, F. Nori
      Cooling and squeezing the fluctuations of a nanomechanical beam by indirect quantum feedback control
      Phys. Rev. A 79, 052102 (2009). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    21. Y.X. Liu, A. Miranowicz, Y.B. Gao, J. Bajer, C.P. Sun, F. Nori
      Qubit-induced phonon blockade as a signature of quantum behavior in nanomechanical resonators
      Phys. Rev. A 82, 032101 (2010). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    22. N. Lambert, C. Emary, Y.N. Chen, F. Nori
      Distinguishing quantum and classical transport through nanostructures
      Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 176801 (2010). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    23. W. Zhang, C.P. Sun, F. Nori
      Equivalence condition for the canonical and microcanonical ensembles in coupled spin systems
      Phys. Rev. E 82, 041127 (2010). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    24. S. De Liberato, N. Lambert, F. Nori
      Quantum noise in photothermal cooling
      Phys. Rev. A 83, 033809 (2011). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    25. N. Lambert, J.R. Johansson, F. Nori
      Macrorealism inequality for optoelectromechanical systems
      Phys. Rev. B 84, 245421 (2011). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    26. Y. Chang, T. Shi, Y.X. Liu, C.P. Sun, F. Nori
      Multistability of electromagnetically induced transparency in atom-assisted optomechanical cavities
      Phys. Rev. A 83, 063826 (2011). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    27. A.M. Zagoskin, E. Il’ichev, F. Nori
      Heat cost of parametric generation of microwave squeezed states
      Phys. Rev. A 85, 063811 (2012). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    28. A.M. Zagoskin, S. Savel'ev, F. Nori, F.V. Kusmarsev
      Squeezing as the source of inefficiency in the quantum Otto cycle
      Phys. Rev. B 86, 014501 (2012). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    29. J.Q. Liao, F. Nori
      Photon blockade in quadratically coupled optomechanical systems
      Phys. Rev. A 88, 023853 (2013). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    30. X.Y. Lü, W.M. Zhang, S. Ashhab, Y. Wu, F. Nori
      Quantum-criticality-induced strong Kerr nonlinearities in optomechanical systems
      Scientific Reports 3, 2943 (2013). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    31. J.Q. Liao, F. Nori
      Spectrometric Reconstruction of Mechanical-motional States in Optomechanics
      Phys. Rev. A 90, 023851 (2014). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    32. B. Peng, Ş.K. Özdemir, W. Chen, F. Nori, L. Yang
      What is and what is not electromagnetically induced transparency in whispering-gallery microcavities
      Nature Communications 5, 5082 (2014). [PDF][Link][arXiv]
      The supplementary material is here [PDF][Link].

    33. J.Q. Liao, F. Nori
      Single-photon quadratic optomechanics
      Scientific Reports 4, 6302 (2014). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    34. J.Q. Liao, K. Jacobs, F. Nori, R.W. Simmonds
      Modulated Electromechanics: Large Enhancements of Nonlinearities
      New Journal of Physics 16, 072001 (2014). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    35. H. Jing, Ş.K. Özdemir, X.Y. Lu, J. Zhang, L. Yang, F. Nori
      PT-Symmetric Phonon Laser
      Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 053604 (2014). [PDF][Link][arXiv]
      The supplementary material is here [PDF][Link]

    36. J.R. Johansson, N. Lambert, I. Mahboob, H. Yamaguchi, F. Nori
      Entangled-state generation and Bell inequality violations in nanomechanical resonators
      Phys. Rev. B 90, 174307 (2014). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    37. H. Wang, X. Gu, Y.X. Liu, A. Miranowicz, F. Nori
      Optomechanical analog of two-color electromagnetically-induced transparency: Photon transmission through an optomechanical device with a two-level system
      Phys. Rev. A 90, 023817 (2014). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    38. J.R. Johansson, G. Johansson, F. Nori
      Optomechanical-like coupling between superconducting resonators
      Phys. Rev. A 90, 053833 (2014). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    39. P. Zhang, Z.L. Xiang, F. Nori
      Spin-orbit qubit on a multiferroic insulator in a superconducting resonator
      Phys. Rev. B 89, 115417 (2014). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    40. S.N. Shevchenko, D.G. Rubanov, F. Nori
      Delayed-response quantum back action in nanoelectromechanical systems
      Phys. Rev. B 91, 165422 (2015). [PDF][Link][arXiv]
    41. H. Jing, Ş.K. Özdemir, Z. Geng, J. Zhang, X.Y. Lü, B. Peng, L. Yang, F. Nori
      Optomechanically-Induced Transparency in parity-time-symmetric microresonators
      Scientific Reports 5, 9663 (2015). [PDF][Link][arXiv]
    42. E.J. Kim, J.R. Johansson, F. Nori
      Circuit analog of quadratic optomechanics
      Phys. Rev. A 91, 033835 (2015). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    43. X.Y. Lü, Y. Wu, J.R. Johansson, H. Jing, J. Zhang, F. Nori
      Squeezed Optomechanics with Phase-matched Amplification and Dissipation
      Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 093602 (2015). [PDF][Link][arXiv]
    44. X.Y. Lü, J.Q. Liao, L. Tian, F. Nori
      Steady-state mechanical squeezing in an optomechanical system via Duffing nonlinearity
      Phys. Rev. A 91, 013834 (2015). [PDF][Link][arXiv]
    45. J.Q. Liao, C.K. Law, L.M. Kuang, F. Nori
      Enhancement of mechanical effects of single photons in modulated two-mode optomechanics
      Phys. Rev. A 92, 013822 (2015). [PDF][Link][arXiv]
    46. P. Zhang, F. Nori
      Coherent manipulation of a Majorana qubit by a mechanical resonator
      Phys. Rev. B 92, 115303 (2015). [PDF][Link][arXiv]
    47. J. Zhang, B. Peng, Ş.K. Özdemir, Y.X. Liu, H. Jing, X.Y. Lü, Y.L. Liu, L. Yang, F. Nori
      Giant nonlinearity via breaking parity-time symmetry: A route to low-threshold phonon diodes
      Phys. Rev. B 92, 115407 (2015). [PDF][Link][arXiv]
    48. N. Yang, J. Zhang, H. Wang, Y.X. Liu, R.B. Wu, L.Q. Liu, C.W. Li, F. Nori
      Noise suppression of on-chip mechanical resonators by chaotic coherent feedback
      Phys. Rev. A 92, 033812 (2015). [PDF][Link][arXiv]
    49. H. Wang, X. Gu, Y.X. Liu, A. Miranowicz, F. Nori
      Tunable photon blockade in a hybrid system consisting of an optomechanical device coupled to a two-level system
      Phys. Rev. A 92, 033806 (2015). [PDF][Link][arXiv]
    50. A. Miranowicz, J. Bajer, N. Lambert, Y.X. Liu, F. Nori
      Tunable multiphonon blockade in coupled nanomechanical resonators
      Phys. Rev. A 93, 013808 (2016). [PDF][Link][arXiv]
    51. X. Wang, A. Miranowicz, H.R. Li, F. Nori
      Method for observing robust and tunable phonon blockade in a nanomechanical resonator coupled to a charge qubit
      Phys. Rev. A 93, 063861 (2016). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    52. P.B. Li, Z.L. Xiang, P. Rabl, F. Nori
      Hybrid Quantum Device with Nitrogen-Vacancy Centers in Diamond Coupled to Carbon Nanotubes
      Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 015502 (2016). [PDF][Link][arXiv][Supplementary information]

    53. F. Monifi, J. Zhang, Ş.K. Özdemir, B. Peng, Y.X. Liu, F. Bo, F. Nori, L. Yang
      Optomechanically induced stochastic resonance and chaos transfer between optical fields
      Nature Photonics 10, 399–405 (2016). [PDF][Link][Supplementary information]

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      Nature Photonics 10, 366–368 (2016). [PDF][Link]
    54. D. Zhu, X.H. Wang, W.C. Kong, G.W. Deng, J.T. Wang, H.O. Li, G. Cao, M. Xiao, K.L. Jiang, X.C. Dai, G.C. Guo, F. Nori, G.P. Guo
      Coherent Phonon Rabi Oscillations with a High-Frequency Carbon Nanotube Phonon Cavity
      Nano Lett. 17 (2), pp. 915–921 (2017). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    55. Y.L. Liu, R. Wu, J. Zhang, Ş.K. Özdemir, L. Yang, F. Nori, Y.X. Liu
      Controllable optical response by modifying the gain and loss of a mechanical resonator and cavity mode in an optomechanical system
      Phys. Rev. A 95, 013843 (2017). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    56. X. Wang, A. Miranowicz, H.R. Li, F. Nori
      Hybrid quantum device with a carbon nanotube and a flux qubit for dissipative quantum engineering
      Phys. Rev. B 95, 205415 (2017). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    57. C.P. Yang, Q.P. Su, S.B. Zheng, F. Nori, S. Han
      Entangling two oscillators with arbitrary asymmetric initial states
      Phys. Rev. A 95, 052341 (2017). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    58. H. Jing, Ş.K. Özdemir, H. Lü, F. Nori
      High-order exceptional points in optomechanics
      Scientific Reports 7, 3386 (2017). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    59. M. Cirio, K. Debnath, N. Lambert, F. Nori
      Amplified Optomechanical Transduction of Virtual Radiation Pressure
      Phys. Rev. Lett., 119, 053601 (2017). [PDF][Link][arXiv][Supplementary information]

    60. S. Endo, Y. Matsuzaki, K. Kakuyanagi, S. Saito, N. Lambert, F. Nori
      Dynamics of an ultra-strongly-coupled system interacting with a driven nonlinear resonator
      preprint, (2017). [arXiv]

    61. V. Macrì, A. Ridolfo, O.D. Stefano, A.F. Kockum, F. Nori, S. Savasta
      Non-perturbative Dynamical Casimir Effect in Optomechanical Systems: Vacuum Casimir-Rabi Splittings
      preprint, (2017). [arXiv]