Micro Opto-Mechanical Resonators for an Opto-Mechanical White Light Cavity

Benjamin Neil

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

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Abstract

This thesis focuses on the fabrication and testing of various mechanical resonators for use inoptomechanical resonators. First photonic crystals were fabricated on existing thin film resonators to enhance their reflectivity. Second pendulum style resonators known as ”cat-flap” resonators were fabricated for optical dilution. Finally, phononic crystal resonators provided from the Niels Bohr Institute were implemented in an early test setup of an optomechanical white light cavity. In addition an angle sensor based on photonic crystal technology was proposed.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • The University of Western Australia
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Zhao, Chunnong, Supervisor
  • Ju, Li, Supervisor
Thesis sponsors
Award date22 Nov 2022
DOIs
Publication statusUnpublished - 2022

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