We theoretically and experimentally demonstrate that the support loss of double-disk optomechanical resonators can be minimized using destructive elastic wave interference. We show 100MHz Si3N4 resonators with mechanical quality factor of 10000 at room temperature.
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M. Zhang, G. O. Luiz, S. Shah, P. A. Nussenzveig, G. S. Wiederhecker, and M. Lipson, "Eliminating Structural Loss in Optomechanical Resonators Using Elastic Wave Interference," in CLEO: 2013, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper CW1F.6.
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