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This thesis presented the observation of measurement-induced back-action imposed on the massive 5-mg suspended mirror (pendulum) in classical regime, whose quantum component was estimated to be also larger than thermal fluctuating force at room temperature. The quantum back-action is one of the most significant issues to be investigated regarding the interferometric gravitational-wave (GW) detectors because it will directly limit the sensitivity in next-generation detectors.


Optical Cavity Thermal Bath Macroscopic Quantum Classical Regime Standard Quantum Limit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsThe University of TokyoTokyoJapan

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