Precession optomechanics

Xingyu Zhang*, Matthew Tomes, Tal Carmon

*Corresponding author for this work

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We propose a light-structure interaction that utilizes circularly polarized light to deform a slightly bent waveguide. The mechanism allows for flipping the direction of deformation upon changing the binary polarization state of light from -h to +h.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9066-9073
Number of pages8
JournalOptics Express
Issue number10
StatePublished - 9 May 2011
Externally publishedYes


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