Self-excited relaxation oscillation in optomechanical ring resonator for sensing applications

@article{Huang2015SelfexcitedRO,
  title={Self-excited relaxation oscillation in optomechanical ring resonator for sensing applications},
  author={Jingyu Huang and Bin Dong and Min Tang and Yuandong Alex Gu and J. H. Wu and T. N. Chen and Z. C. Yang and Yu Feng Jin and Y. L. Hao and D. L. Kwong and A. Q. Liu},
  journal={2015 Transducers - 2015 18th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (TRANSDUCERS)},
  year={2015},
  pages={1985-1988}
}
This paper demonstrates the optically induced self-excited relaxation oscillation in a silicon ring resonator for the first time. The observed thermo-optomechanical oscillation has a unique waveform with fast oscillation period close to 16 ns and slow oscillation period approximately 167 ns. The ultra-fast oscillation period can be well used in optical… CONTINUE READING