We experimentally demonstrate the excitation of a mechanical Rayleigh surface mode through optical electrostriction in a silica microsphere resonator. These modes have applications in optomechanical photonic oscillators and surface acoustic wave based sensing.
|Title of host publication||Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2011|
|State||Published - 2011|
|Event||Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2011 - Baltimore, MD, United States|
Duration: 1 May 2011 → 6 May 2011
|Name||Optics InfoBase Conference Papers|
|Conference||Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2011|
|Period||1/05/11 → 6/05/11|