Abstract

A new type of a micro-optomechanical dielectric switch in free-space configuration for visible light is proposed and experimentally demonstrated. The combination of scalar and rigorous diffraction analysis of Gaussian beams predicts very high switching efficiency with a single/noise ratio of better than 40 dB.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

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