>1GHz optically-induced vibrations are demonstrated in an on-chip micron-scaled device in which radiation pressure of a (CW) optical input pushes the structure to mechanically oscillate. Many mechanical eigen-modes are investigated.
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(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.1040) Optical devices : Acousto-optical devices
T. Carmon and K. J. Vahala, "Opto-Excited Vibration of a Micron-Scale On-Chip Sphere," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper FThO2.
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