Photonic crystal slot cavities are designed with Q up to 2x10^6. Strong field confinement allows for significant gradient optical force actuation. Measured devices show high extinction ratio and mechanical resonance at low optical driving power.
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W. H. Pernice, "Photonic crystal dumbbell cavity for low-power opto-mechanical actuation," in CLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper QWG3.
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