A high-resolution microchip optomechanical accelerometer

  title={A high-resolution microchip optomechanical accelerometer},
  author={Alexander G. Krause and M. Winger and T. Blasius and Q. Lin and O. Painter},
  journal={Nature Photonics},
The monitoring of acceleration is essential for a variety of applications ranging from inertial navigation to consumer electronics. Typical accelerometer operation involves the sensitive displacement measurement of a flexibly mounted test mass, which can be realized using capacitive, piezo-electric, tunnel-current or optical methods. Although optical detection provides superior displacement resolution, resilience to electromagnetic interference and long-range readout, current optical… Expand

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