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Optomechanical nanoantenna: far-field control of near-field through mechanical reconfiguration
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Paper Abstract

We have introduce optomechanical nanoantennae, which showed dramatic changes in scattering properties by minuscule changes in geometry. These structures are very compact, with a volume 500 times smaller than free space optical wavelength volume. Through these optical elements, far-field can directly control the near-field of antenna by mechanical reconfiguration. Here we present the functionality of the optomechanical nanoantenna and challenges in fabricating and measuring these devices.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 August 2015
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 9556, Nanoengineering: Fabrication, Properties, Optics, and Devices XII, 95560N (26 August 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2188301
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Alireza Bonakdar, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
Robert L. Brown, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
Sung Jun Jang, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
Vala Fathipour, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
Iman Hassani Nia, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
Mohsen Rezaei, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
Hooman Mohseni, Northwestern Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9556:
Nanoengineering: Fabrication, Properties, Optics, and Devices XII
Eva M. Campo; Elizabeth A. Dobisz; Louay A. Eldada, Editor(s)

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