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

David Woolf, Pui Chuen Hui, Eiji Iwase, Alejandro W. 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 (US)
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2011
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011
Externally publishedYes
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2011 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 1 2011May 6 2011

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2011
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/1/115/6/11

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Woolf, D., Hui, P. C., Iwase, E., Rodriguez, A. W., 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 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2011