Cavity optomechanics: Mechanical memory sees the light

Author(s): G. D. Cole, M. Aspelmeyer

Journal: Nature Nanotechnology

Volume: 6

Page(s): 690-691

Year: 2011

DOI Number: 10.1038/nnano.2011.199

Link: Link to publication

Abstract:

A nanomechanical beam coupled to an optical cavity can be operated as a non-volatile memory element.

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