Jan Kettler, Nitika Vaish, Laure Mercier de Lépinay, Benjamin Besga, Pierre-Louis de Assis, Olivier Bourgeois, Alexia Auffèves, Maxime Richard, Julien Claudon, Jean-Michel Gérard, Benjamin Pigeau, Olivier Arcizet, Pierre Verlot & Jean-Philippe Poizat

Nature Nanotechnology – Published online 21 December 2020

Hybrid quantum optomechanical systems interface a single two-level system with a macroscopic mechanical degree of freedom. In a microwire with a single embedded semiconductor quantum dot, not only can the wire vibration modulate the excitonic transition energy, but the optical drive of the quantum dot can also induce motion in the wire.