Damping of optomechanical disks resonators vibrating in air

Parrain, D., Baker, C., Verdier, T., Senellart, P., Lemaitre, A., Ducci, S., Leo, G. and Favero, I. (2012) Damping of optomechanical disks resonators vibrating in air. Applied Physics Letters, 100 24: 1-5. doi:10.1063/1.4729014

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Author Parrain, D.
Baker, C.
Verdier, T.
Senellart, P.
Lemaitre, A.
Ducci, S.
Leo, G.
Favero, I.
Title Damping of optomechanical disks resonators vibrating in air
Journal name Applied Physics Letters   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0003-6951
1077-3118
Publication date 2012-06-11
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1063/1.4729014
Open Access Status File (Publisher version)
Volume 100
Issue 24
Start page 1
End page 5
Total pages 5
Place of publication Melville, NY United States
Publisher AIP Publishing
Language eng
Subject 3101 Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)
Abstract We report on miniature GaAs disk optomechanical resonators vibrating in air in the radiofrequency range. The flexural modes of the disks are studied by scanning electron microscopy and optical interferometry, and correctly modeled with the elasticity theory for annular plates. The mechanical damping is systematically measured, and confronted with original analytical models for air damping. Formulas are derived that correctly reproduce both the mechanical modes and the damping behavior, and can serve as design tools for optomechanical applications in fluidic environment.
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Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Mathematics and Physics
 
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