Tiny Switch Flipped with Light

Here’s a very interesting article, On how light cancontrol a tiny switch.

This is being considered “a breakthrough in optomechanics that could have implications for future communications and sensing technologies”.

“A tiny silicon struction within a optomechanical system, in which the force of light is used to control mechanical devices, can effectively store information without the aid of steady power supply- thus serving as a mechanical memory device.”