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Authors: J. Roels, B. Maes, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets
Title: Optical gradient force in a slot waveguide on a Silicon-on-insulator-chip
Format: International Conference Proceedings
Publication date: 10/2009
Journal/Conference/Book: 22nd Annual Meeting of the IEEE Photonics Society
Volume(Issue): p.223-224
Location: Belek-Antalya, Turkey
DOI: 10.1109/leos.2009.5343285
Citations: 3 ( - last update: 14/7/2024)
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We present the fabrication and characterization of a subpicogram micromechanical
oscillator in a slot waveguide that is actuated through optical gradient force. The
tunable slot width in fact creates an optomechanical phase modulator on a Silicon-on-

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