Scaling of optical forces with material response and nanoscale geometry

Eric Kittlaus, Ryan Behunin, William H. Renninger, Peter T. Rakich

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


We develop scaling laws which explore the parameters that strongly impact optical forces in nanoscale guided-wave systems and demonstrate their application to device design. These analytical results also provide a benchmark for numerical simulations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptical Sensors, Sensors 2015
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557520005
StatePublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventOptical Sensors, Sensors 2015 - Boston, United States
Duration: Jun 27 2015Jul 1 2015

Publication series

NameOptical Sensors, Sensors 2015


ConferenceOptical Sensors, Sensors 2015
Country/TerritoryUnited States

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Hardware and Architecture


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