Active control of the vacuum field in nanomechanical photonic crystal structures

M. Cotrufo, L. Midolo, M. Petruzzella, Z. Zobenica, F.W.M. Van Otten, A. Fiore

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We investigate a photonic-crystal-based nano-opto-electro-mechanical system which allows controlling the spatial localization of the vacuum electromagnetic field. Large modulations of the optical Q-factor are predicted and experimentally demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics 2016, 17-21 October 2016, Rochester, New York
Subtitle of host publicationPlasmonic and Photonic Crystal Devices
Place of Publications.l.
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print) 978-1-943580-19-4
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jul 2014
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2016 - Rochester, United States
Duration: 17 Oct 201621 Oct 2016


ConferenceFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2016
Country/TerritoryUnited States


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