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Self-Stabilizing Silicon Nitride Lightsails

Gao, Ramon and Kim, Yonghwi and Kim, Laura and Kelzenberg, Michael D. and Ilic, Ognjen and Atwater, Harry A. (2020) Self-Stabilizing Silicon Nitride Lightsails. In: 2020 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO). Optical Society of America , Washington, DC, Art. No. SF3J.6. ISBN 9781943580767.

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We report a design for a microscopic lightsail prototype that allows for passive stabilization in the radiation-pressure dominated regime. Stable dynamics of our silicon nitride structure are predicted for initial tilts of up to ±10°.

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Official Citation:R. Gao, Y. Kim, L. Kim, M. D. Kelzenberg, O. Ilic, and H. A. Atwater, "Self-Stabilizing Silicon Nitride Lightsails," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2020), paper SF3J.6
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