Surface optomechanics: Calculating optically excited acoustical whispering gallery modes in microspheres

John Zehnpfennig, Gaurav Bahl, Matt Tomes, Tal Carmon

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Abstract

We numerically calculate mechanical whispering-gallery modes in a micron-scale silica sphere revealing Rayleigh, transverse, and longitudinal deformations. Experimentally observed modes vibrating at frequencies from 50MHz to 12 GHz will be shown next to their calculated mode.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2011
StatePublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2011 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 16 Oct 201120 Oct 2011

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

ConferenceFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2011
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period16/10/1120/10/11

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