Optical bonding and antibonding forces in asymmetric geometries for Casimir force detection

David Woolf, Pui Chuen Hui, Eiji Iwase, Alexajandro Rodriguez, Alexander McCauley, Igor Lovchinsky, Mughees Kahn, Steven Johnson, Marko Loncar, Federico Capasso

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Abstract

The optical bonding (attractive) and antibonding (repulsive) forces between a suspended, holey Silicon membrane and a Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) substrate are shown to offer a sensitive new method for plane-plane geometry Casimir force detection.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Subtitle of host publicationLaser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Sep 1
Externally publishedYes
Event2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2011 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 2011 May 12011 May 6

Publication series

Name2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011

Other

Other2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2011
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period11/5/111/5/6

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Woolf, D., Hui, P. C., Iwase, E., Rodriguez, A., McCauley, A., Lovchinsky, I., Kahn, M., Johnson, S., Loncar, M., & Capasso, F. (2011). Optical bonding and antibonding forces in asymmetric geometries for Casimir force detection. In 2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011 [5951639] (2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011).