Unidirectional injection-locked Brillouin laser in silicon

Nils T. Otterstrom, Shai Gertler, Yishu Zhou, Eric A. Kittlaus, Ryan O. Behunin, Michael Gehl, Andrew L. Starbuck, Christina M. Dallo, Andrew T. Pomerene, Douglas C. Trotter, Anthony L. Lentine, Peter T. Rakich

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


We demonstrate injection-locked operation of a silicon-based Brillouin laser for the first time. The unique spatio-temporal inter-modal Brillouin dynamics enable nonreciprocal control and low-phase-noise operation within a monolithically integrated system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationScience and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2020
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781943580767
StatePublished - 2020
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2020 - Washington, United States
Duration: May 10 2020May 15 2020

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F183-CLEO-SI 2020
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2020
Country/TerritoryUnited States

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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