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California Institute of Technology

Optomechanical Crystal

Caption: (At top) This is a scanning electron micrograph of the optomechanical crystal. (At bottom) This is a closer view of the device's nanobeam.

Credit: M. Eichenfield, et. al., Nature, Advanced Online Publication (Oct. 18, 2009)

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