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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Vol. 2, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1985
  • pp: 1841–1845

Light-pressure bistability at microwave frequencies

A. Gozzini, F. Maccarrone, F. Mango, I. Longo, and S. Barbarino  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 2, Issue 11, pp. 1841-1845 (1985)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.2.001841


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Abstract

Evidence of bistability induced by radiation pressure in a system operating at millimeter bandwidth is presented. The transmittance of a microwave cavity equipped with a movable mirror becomes bistable under the variation of two control parameters: the incident field intensity and the incident field frequency. Good agreement between theory and experiment has been achieved.

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A. Gozzini, F. Maccarrone, F. Mango, I. Longo, and S. Barbarino, "Light-pressure bistability at microwave frequencies," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 2, 1841-1845 (1985)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-2-11-1841


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