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A Kaleidoscope of Photonic and nanomechanical devices

Below are images of some interesting devices we have fabricated over the years. Many of them worked as expected, albeit some were merely failed tries.

Integrated acousto-optic frequency shifter (AOFS) (2018)

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2D integrated acousto-optic beam deflecter (2018)

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An array of multi-channel optomechanical switches (2016)

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A torsional resonator of with two photonic crystal cavities on each side. (2013)

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A silicon ring resonator transfered on to CaF2 substrate. (2013)

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World's smallest bridge collapsed without casualty. (2010)

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A butterfly photonic circuit. (2008)

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Silicon arch bridges (internal compressive stress causes them to bulk up). (2007)

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A high-quality self-sensing SiN cantilever. (Image courtesy of Ben Gudlewski) (2007)

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A bridge over troubled water (in real: a 1um long SiC beam with expected frequency beyond 1 GHz). (2006)

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A pair of coupled cantilever with side gates to tune and synchronize them. (2005)

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A trampoline micro hotplate and resonator. (2005)

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A SiC cantilever (with gold piezoresistive transducer). (2004)

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