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 Lončar

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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 publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationScience and Innovations, CLEO-SI 2015
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Number of pages1
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529688
DOIs
StatePublished - May 4 2015
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO-SI 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 10 2015May 15 2015

Publication series

NameCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO-SI 2015

Other

OtherCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO-SI 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/10/155/15/15

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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

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    Hui, P. C., Rodriguez, A. W., Woolf, D., Iwase, E., Khan, M., Capasso, F., & Lončar, M. (2015). Strong mechanical nonlinearity of optomechanically driven suspended photonic crystal membrane. In CLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO-SI 2015 (CLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO-SI 2015). Optical Society of America (OSA). https://doi.org/10.1364/CLEO_SI.2015.STh4I.3