Towards optical manipulation of casimir force using free-standing membranes with engineered optical and mechanical properties

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

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Abstract

By engineering supporting beams of a thin opto-mechanical membrane, we are able to reduce the stress-induced deflection, and realize devices that feature strong optical force for probing the Casimir force.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Dec 1
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 2012 May 62012 May 11

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012
CountryUnited States
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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Iwase, E., Hui, P. C., Woolf, D., Rodriguez, A. W., Khan, M., Johnson, S. G., Capasso, F., & Loncar, M. (2012). Towards optical manipulation of casimir force using free-standing membranes with engineered optical and mechanical properties. In Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).