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Marcelo Wu

Marcelo Wu is a PML/UMD Postdoctoral Associate in the Microsystems and Nanotechnology Division. He received a B.Sc. in Physics at McGill University, a M.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Alberta, and a Ph.D. in Physics at the University of Calgary where his graduate research was supported by a NSERC CGS Doctoral scholarship. His doctoral research focused on the design, fabrication, and characterization of a torsional optomechanical photonic crystal cavity used for sensing the magnetization of a magnetic sample patterned on the device. Marcelo is working with Kartik Srinivasan on new piezo-optomechanical transduction methods and devices for on-chip frequency conversion between microwave and optical regimes.

Selected Publications

  • Nanocavity optomechanical torque magnetometry and radiofrequency susceptometry, M. Wu, N.-L. Wu, T. Firdous, F. Fani Sani, J. E. Losby, M. R. Freeman, and P. E. Barclay, Nature Nanotechnology 12, 127-131 (2016).
  • Dissipative and dispersive optomechanics in a nanocavity torque sensor, M. Wu, A. C. Hryciw, C. Healey, D. P. Lake, H. Jayakumar, M. R. Freeman, J. P. Davis, P. E. Barclay, Physical Review X 4, 021052 (2014)
  • Conductor-gap-silicon plasmonic waveguides and passive components at subwavelength scale, M. Wu, Z. Han, and V. Van, Optics Express 18 (11), 11728-11736 (2010).

Publications

Created May 1, 2019, Updated April 9, 2020