Photonic MEMS vibrating at X-band rates (11 GHz)

Matthew Tomes, Tal Carmon

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Abstract

We experimentally observe an opto-mechanical whispering-gallery [WG] resonator vibrating at 11 GHz. We use optical electrostriction to drive mechanical vibration at frequencies which scale inversely with optical wavelength, irrespective of micro-resonator size.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009
StatePublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 31 May 20095 Jun 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period31/05/095/06/09

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