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

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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 (US)
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012
StatePublished - Dec 1 2012
Externally publishedYes
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 6 2012May 11 2012

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/6/125/11/12

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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