Brillouin-Based Nonreciprocity and Laser Cooling in Silicon Photonics

Peter T. Rakich, Eric Kittlaus, Nils Otterstrom, Ryan Behunin, Shai Gertler, Prashanta Kharel

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


We use strong and tailorable stimulated Brillouin scattering in silicon waveguides to demonstrate wideband nonreciprocity (>100 GHz), silicon-based Brillouin laser oscillators, and laser-cooling of a continuum of phonon modes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNonlinear Optics, NLO 2019
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781943580620
StatePublished - 2019
EventNonlinear Optics, NLO 2019 - Waikoloa Beach, United States
Duration: Jul 15 2019 → …

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F134-NLO 2019
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceNonlinear Optics, NLO 2019
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityWaikoloa Beach
Period7/15/19 → …

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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