Arrays of high reflectivity SiN photonic crystal membranes for cavity optomechanics

João P. Moura, Claus Gärtner, Wouter Haaxman, Richard A. Norte, Simon Gröblacher

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We fabricate photonic crystal SiN membranes with reflectivity > 99.9% at 1550 nm. These form a platform for studying arrays of mechanical oscillators inside optical cavities, which can potentially reach strong single-photon optomechanical coupling.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings Frontiers in Optics - FIO 2018
Place of PublicationWashington, DC, USA
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
VolumePart F114-FIO 2018
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-557528-20-9
Publication statusPublished - 2018
EventFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2018 - Washington, DC, United States
Duration: 16 Sep 201820 Sep 2018


ConferenceFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2018
CountryUnited States
CityWashington, DC


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