Dynamics of a tethered silicon photonic crystal membrane due to optical gradient, photothermal and casimir forces

Pui Chuen Hui, David Woolf, Eiji Iwase, Irfan Bulu, Alejandro Rodriguez, Mughees Khan, Parag Deotare, Steven G. Johnson, Federico Capasso, Marko Loncar

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Abstract

We experimentally studied the effects of optical gradient and photothermal forces onthe optomechanics of tethered silicon membranes. Novel engineering of support arms facilitates tunable optomechanical coupling and probing of Casimir interactions.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012 - San Jose, CA
Duration: 2012 May 62012 May 11

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012
CitySan Jose, CA
Period12/5/612/5/11

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Hui, P. C., Woolf, D., Iwase, E., Bulu, I., Rodriguez, A., Khan, M., Deotare, P., Johnson, S. G., Capasso, F., & Loncar, M. (2012). Dynamics of a tethered silicon photonic crystal membrane due to optical gradient, photothermal and casimir forces. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers