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A light sounding drum

In the effort to demonstrate quantum behaviour in the motion of macroscopic mechanical objects, strong coupling between the objects and an electromagnetic oscillator is advantageous. Such coupling has now been achieved. See Letter p.204

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Blencowe, M. A light sounding drum. Nature 471, 168–169 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1038/471168a

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