Elastic strain engineering for exceptional mechanical coherence

Nils J. Engelsen, Amir H. Ghadimi, Sergey A. Fedorov, Mohammad J. Bereyhi, Ryan Schilling, Dalziel J. Wilson, Tobias J. Kippenberg

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


We utilized strain engineering combined with soft-clamping to realize exceptionally high Q nanomechanical oscillators. The quality factors (> 400 million) and Q × f products (approaching 1015 Hz) are both unprecedented for any room temperature mechanical oscillator.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationApplications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2018
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
StatePublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes
EventCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2018 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 13 2018May 18 2018

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F92-CLEO_AT 2018


OtherCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2018
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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