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 Lončar

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Abstract

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

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2012 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2012
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes
Event2012 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2012 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 2012 May 62012 May 11

Other

Other2012 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2012
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period12/5/612/5/11

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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Hui, P. C., Woolf, D., Iwase, E., Bulu, I., Rodriguez, A., Khan, M., Deotare, P., Johnson, S. G., Capasso, F., & Lončar, M. (2012). Dynamics of a tethered silicon photonic crystal membrane due to optical gradient, photothermal and Casimir forces. In 2012 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2012 [6327162]