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.Y. 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]
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    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. Lu, 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, S.K. Ozdemir, 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, S.K. Ozdemir, 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, S.K. Ozdemir, Z. Geng, J. Zhang, X.Y. Lu, 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. Lu, 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. Lu, 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, S.K. Ozdemir, Y.X. Liu, H. Jing, X.Y. Lu, 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][Suppl. Info.]
      Editors' Suggestion

    53. F. Monifi, J. Zhang, S.K. Ozdemir, 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][Suppl. Info.]
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      Featured in a "News and Views”: Optomechanics: Vibrations copying optical chaos,
      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, S.K. Ozdemir, 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, S.K. Ozdemir, H. Lu, 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][Suppl. Info.]

    60. R. Manenti, A.F. Kockum, A. Patterson, T. Behrle, J. Rahamim, G. Tancredi, F. Nori, P.J. Leek
      Circuit quantum acoustodynamics with surface acoustic waves
      Nature Communications 8, 975 (2017). [PDF][Link][arXiv][Suppl. Info.]

    61. C. Gneiting, F. Nori
      Disorder-induced dephasing in backscattering-free quantum transport
      Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 176802 (2017). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    62. H. Lu, S.K. Ozdemir, L.M. Kuang, F. Nori, H. Jing
      Exceptional Points in Random-Defect Phonon Lasers
      Phys. Rev. Applied 8, 044020 (2017). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    63. X. Wang, A. Miranowicz, H.R. Li, F. Nori
      Observing pure effects of counter-rotating terms without ultrastrong coupling: A single photon can simultaneously excite two qubits
      Phys. Rev. A 96, 063820 (2017). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    64. V. Macrì, A. Ridolfo, O. Di Stefano, A.F. Kockum, F. Nori, S. Savasta
      Nonperturbative Dynamical Casimir Effect in Optomechanical Systems: Vacuum Casimir-Rabi Splittings
      Phys. Rev. X 8, 011031 (2018). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    65. W. Qin, A. Miranowicz, P.B. Li, X.Y. Lu, J.Q. You, F. Nori
      Exponentially Enhanced Light-Matter Interaction, Cooperativities, and Steady-State Entanglement Using Parametric Amplification
      Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 093601 (2018). [PDF][Link][arXiv][Suppl. Info.]

    66. S. Maayani, R. Dahan, Y. Kligerman, E. Moses, A.U. Hassan, H. Jing, F. Nori, D.N. Christodoulides, T. Carmon
      Flying couplers above spinning resonators generate irreversible refraction
      Nature 558, pp. 569–572 (2018). [PDF][Link_1][Link_2]

    67. J. Zhang, B. Peng, S.K. Ozdemir, K. Pichler, D.O. Krimer, G. Zhao, F. Nori, Y.X. Liu, S. Rotter, L. Yang
      A phonon laser operating at an exceptional point
      Nature Photonics 12, pp. 479–484 (2018). [PDF][Link][Suppl. Info.]

    68. P.B. Li, F. Nori
      Hybrid Quantum System with Nitrogen-Vacancy Centers in Diamond Coupled to Surface-Phonon Polaritons in Piezomagnetic Superlattices
      Phys. Rev. Applied 10, 024011 (2018). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    69. X. Wang, A. Miranowicz, H.R. Li, F.L. Li, F. Nori
      Two-color electromagnetically induced transparency via modulated coupling between a mechanical resonator and a qubit
      Phys. Rev. A 98, 023821 (2018). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    70. C.S. Muñoz, A. Lara, J. Puebla, F. Nori
      Hybrid Systems for the Generation of Nonclassical Mechanical States via Quadratic Interactions
      Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 123604 (2018). [PDF][Link][arXiv][Suppl. Info.]

    71. Y. Jiang, S. Maayani, T. Carmon, F. Nori, H. Jing
      Nonreciprocal Phonon Laser
      Phys. Rev. Applied 10, 064037 (2018). [PDF][Link][arXiv]
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    72. O. Di Stefano, A. Settineri, V. Macrì, A. Ridolfo, R. Stassi, A.F. Kockum, S. Savasta, F. Nori
      Interaction of Mechanical Oscillators Mediated by the Exchange of Virtual Photon Pairs
      Phys. Rev. Lett. 122, 030402 (2019). [PDF][Link][arXiv][Suppl. Info.]

    73. K. Funo, N. Lambert, B. Karimi, J.P. Pekola, Y. Masuyama, F. Nori
      Speeding up a quantum refrigerator via counterdiabatic driving
      Phys. Rev. B 100, 035407 (2019). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    74. A. Settineri, V. Macrì, L. Garziano, O. Di Stefano, F. Nori, S. Savasta
      Conversion of mechanical noise into correlated photon pairs: Dynamical Casimir effect from an incoherent mechanical drive
      Phys. Rev. A 100, 022501 (2019). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    75. N. Yang, A. Miranowicz, Y.C. Liu, K. Xia, F. Nori
      Chaotic synchronization of two optical cavity modes in optomechanical systems
      Scientific Reports 9, 15874 (2019). [PDF][Link_1][Link_2][arXiv]

    76. W. Qin, V. Macrì, A. Miranowicz, S. Savasta, F. Nori
      Emission of photon pairs by mechanical stimulation of the squeezed vacuum
      Phys. Rev. A 100, 062501 (2019). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    77. X. Wang, W. Qin, A. Miranowicz, S. Savasta, F. Nori
      Unconventional cavity optomechanics: Nonlinear control of phonons in the acoustic quantum vacuum
      Phys. Rev. A 100, 063827 (2019). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    78. S. Endo, Y. Matsuzaki, K. Kakuyanagi, S. Saito, N. Lambert, F. Nori
      Projecting an ultra-strongly-coupled system in a non-energy-eigenbasis with a driven nonlinear resonator
      Scientific Reports 10, 1751 (2020). [PDF][Link_1][Link_2][arXiv]

    79. K. Funo, N. Lambert, F. Nori, C. Flindt
      Shortcuts to Adiabatic Pumping in Classical Stochastic Systems
      Phys. Rev. Lett. 124, 150603 (2020). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    80. D.G. Lai, J.F. Huang, X.L. Yin, B.P. Hou, W. Li, D. Vitali, F. Nori, J.Q. Liao
      Nonreciprocal ground-state cooling of multiple mechanical resonators
      Phys. Rev. A 102, 011502(R) (2020). [PDF][Link][Suppl. Info.]

    81. D.G. Lai, X. Wang, W. Qin, B.P. Hou, F. Nori, J.Q. Liao
      Tunable optomechanically induced transparency by controlling the dark-mode effect
      Phys. Rev. A 102, 023707 (2020). [PDF][Link]