We demonstrate a strong optomechanical coupling in a high-quality-factor air-slot mode-gap photonic crystal cavity with ultrasmall mode volume, with a coupling length L~2.9?m. Optomechanical coupling lengths with different slot gaps and lengths are also compared.
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(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.4880) Optical design and fabrication : Optomechanics
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals
Y. Li, J. Gao, S. Nellaiappan, and C. W. Wong, "Strong Optomechanical Coupling in Slot-Type Photonic Crystal Cavities: Theory," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2010, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper CTuL6.
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