Adiabatic silica microspike with high mechanical Q-factor

Riccardo Pennetta*, Shangran Xie, Roman Noskov, Philip St J. Russell

*Corresponding author for this work

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A novel mechanical resonator, based on a tapered fibre microspike, is engineered to yield Q-factors as high as 217,000 while offering adiabatic single mode optical guidance.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberJTh2A.107
JournalOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
StatePublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes
EventCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO AT 2016 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 5 Jun 201610 Jun 2016


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