Hexagonal Boron Nitride Cavity Optomechanics

@article{Shandilya2019HexagonalBN,
  title={Hexagonal Boron Nitride Cavity Optomechanics},
  author={Prasoon K. Shandilya and Johannes E Fr{\"o}ch and Matthew Mitchell and David P. Lake and Sejeong Kim and Milos Toth and Bishnupada Behera and Chris J. Healey and Igor Aharonovich and Paul E. Barclay},
  journal={2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)},
  year={2019},
  pages={1-2}
}
Hexagonal boron nitride (hBN) is an emerging layered material that plays a key role in a variety of 2D devices. Here, we demonstrate the first hBN cavity optomechanical system by integrating hBN nanobeams with silicon microdisk cavities. The system has $0.29\text{pm}/\sqrt{\text{Hz}}$ sensitivity to hBN nanobeam motion. 
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