Single crystal diamond cantilevers for mechanical control of quantum systems

Kumaravelu Ganesan*, Afaq Piracha, Olga Freidin, Marcus Doherty, Neil Manson, Steven Prawer

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We demonstrate a simple technique to fabricate cantilevers from bulk CVD sinle crystal diamond as well as from single crystal diamond membrane windows fabricated in a novel technique. Mechanical quality factors of cantilevers were measured. A mechanical Q-factor of as high as 500 was achieved.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNLO 2015
Subtitle of host publicationNonlinear Optics : Technical Digest
Place of PublicationWashington, D.C.
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9781557520012
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventNonlinear Optics, NLO 2015 - Kauai, United States
Duration: 26 Jul 201531 Jul 2015


OtherNonlinear Optics, NLO 2015
CountryUnited States

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