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Published June 2005 | public
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Radiation-pressure induced mechanical oscillation of an optical microcavity


Microcavities can enter a regime where radiation pressure causes oscillation of mechanical cavity eigenmodes. We present a detailed experimental and theoretical understanding of this effect, and report direct scanning probe spectroscopy of the micro-mechanical modes.

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© 2005 Optical Society of America. Date of Current Version: 10 January 2006.

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