We demonstrate for the first time, self generation of mechanical vibrations at RF frequencies stimulated directly by the radiation pressure of circulating photons within optical micro-cavities.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.4780) Lasers and laser optics : Optical resonators
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.1040) Optical devices : Acousto-optical devices
H. Rokhsari, T. J. Kippenberg, T. Carmon, and K. J. Vahala, " Radiation-Pressure-Driven Micro-Mechanical Oscillator," in Integrated Photonics Research and Applications/Nanophotonics for Information Systems, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper IMF2.
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