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A chip-scale integrated cavity-electro-optomechanics platform

Winger, M. and Blasius, T. D. and Alegre, T. P. Mayer and Safavi-Naeini, A. H. and Meenehan, S. and Cohen, J. and Stobbe, S. and Painter, O. (2011) A chip-scale integrated cavity-electro-optomechanics platform. Optics Express, 19 (25). pp. 24905-24921. ISSN 1094-4087. doi:10.1364/OE.19.024905.

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We present an integrated optomechanical and electromechanical nanocavity, in which a common mechanical degree of freedom is coupled to an ultrahigh-Q photonic crystal defect cavity and an electrical circuit. The system allows for wide-range, fast electrical tuning of the optical nanocavity resonances, and for electrical control of optical radiation pressure back-action effects such as mechanical amplification (phonon lasing), cooling, and stiffening. These sort of integrated devices offer a new means to efficiently interconvert weak microwave and optical signals, and are expected to pave the way for a new class of micro-sensors utilizing optomechanical back-action for thermal noise reduction and low-noise optical read-out.

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Additional Information:© 2011 Optical Society of America. Received 23 Sep 2011; revised 17 Nov 2011; accepted 18 Nov 2011; published 22 Nov 2011. This work was supported by the DARPA/MTO ORCHID program through a grant from the AFOSR, the DARPA/MTO MESO program through a grant from SPAWAR, and the NSF (CIAN grant no. EEC-0812072 through University of Arizona). S.St. gratefully acknowledges The Danish Council for Independent Research (Project No. FTP 10-080853).
Group:Institute for Quantum Information and Matter, Kavli Nanoscience Institute
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Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)UNSPECIFIED
Danish Council for Independent ResearchFTP 10-080853
Issue or Number:25
Classification Code:OCIS Codes: 220.4880; 230.3120; 230.4110; 350.2460; 350.4238; 230.4685; 280.4788; 230.5298
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Official Citation:M. Winger, T. D. Blasius, T. P. Mayer Alegre, A. H. Safavi-Naeini, S. Meenehan, J. Cohen, S. Stobbe, and O. Painter, "A chip-scale integrated cavity-electro-optomechanics platform," Opt. Express 19, 24905-24921 (2011)
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