Strong mechanical nonlinearity of optomechanically driven suspended photonic crystal membrane

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

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Abstract

We demonstrated the nonlinear mechanics of an optomechnaically driven silicon membrane suspended 100nm over a nearby substrate. The estimated optical force-induced Duffing nonlinearity is 1028Hz2/m2, significantly larger than that afforded by the nonlinear Casimir potential.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Volume2015-August
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529688
StatePublished - Aug 10 2015
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 10 2015May 15 2015

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/10/155/15/15

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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

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    Hui, P. C., Rodriguez, A. W., Woolf, D., Iwase, E., Khan, M., Capasso, F., & Loncar, M. (2015). Strong mechanical nonlinearity of optomechanically driven suspended photonic crystal membrane. In 2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 (Vol. 2015-August). [7184101] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..