>1GHz Optically Excited Vibrations of a Micron-Scale On-Chip Sphere

T. Carmon, K.J. Vahala
2006 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS and Their Applications Conference, 2006.  
>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.
doi:10.1109/omems.2006.1708331 fatcat:zdpd236bdjbanjcgribl7qn5vy