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Optomechanics can refer to:

the sub-field of physics involving the study of the interaction of electromagnetic radiation (photons) with mechanical systems via radiation pressure (also see cavity optomechanics)[1][2] or
the manufacture and maintenance of optical parts and devices.

This second definition includes:[3]

production of optomechanical parts, such as
mirror mounts
optical mounts
translation stages
rotary and kinematic stages
fiber aligners
pedestals and posts
micrometers, screws and screw sets
design and packaging of compact and rugged optical trains file: [4]
optomechanical design and integration with exterior package
manufacture and maintenance of fiber optic materials


F. Marquardt and S.M. Girvin, "Trend: Optomechanics," Physics 2, 40 (2009), doi:10.1103/Physics.2.40
"Moved by Light," Science News (7 May 2011), accessed 12-18-11


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