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Optomechanical Crystal Devices

Safavi-Naeini, Amir H. and Painter, Oskar (2014) Optomechanical Crystal Devices. In: Cavity-Optomechanics: Nano- and Micromechanical Resonators Interacting with Light. Springer , Berlin, Germany, pp. 195-231. ISBN 978-3-642-55311-0.

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We present the basic ideas and techniques utilized in recent work on optomechanical crystals. Optomechanical crystals are nanofabricated cavity optomechanical systems where the confinement of light and motion is obtained by nanopatterning periodic structures in thin-films. In this chapter we start from a basic review of the properties of optical and elastic waves in nanostructures, before introducing the properties and design of periodic structures. After reviewing fabrication and characterization methods, experimental results in 1D and 2D systems are presented.

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Safavi-Naeini, Amir H.0000-0001-6176-1274
Painter, Oskar0000-0002-1581-9209
Additional Information:© 2014 Springer. The authors would like to acknowledge the significant contributions to this work by Jasper Chan, Matt Eichenfield, Jeff Hill, Simon Groblacher, Thiago Alegre, Alex Krause, Sean Meenehan, and Justin Cohen. The work was supported by the DARPA ORCHID and MESO programs, the Institute for Quantum Information and Matter, an NSF Physics Frontiers Center with support of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, and the Kavli Nanoscience Institute at Caltech. ASN gratefully acknowledges support from NSERC.
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