Wavelength transduction from a 3D microwave cavity to telecom using piezoelectric optomechanical crystals.

  title={Wavelength transduction from a 3D microwave cavity to telecom using piezoelectric optomechanical crystals.},
  author={H. Ramp and Thomas J. Clark and B. D. Hauer and Callum Doolin and Krishna C. Balram and Kartik Srinivasan and J P Davis},
  journal={Applied physics letters},
  volume={116 17}
Microwave-to-optical transduction has received a great deal of interest from the cavity optomechanics community as a landmark application for electro-optomechanical systems. In this Letter, we demonstrate a novel transducer that combines high-frequency mechanical motion and a microwave cavity for the first time. The system consists of a 3D microwave cavity and a gallium arsenide optomechanical crystal, which has been placed in the microwave electric field maximum. This allows the microwave… 

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