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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 9 — Apr. 25, 2011
  • pp: 8285–8290

On-chip stimulated Brillouin scattering

Ravi Pant, Christopher G. Poulton, Duk-Yong Choi, Hannah Mcfarlane, Samuel Hile, Enbang Li, Luc Thevenaz, Barry Luther-Davies, Stephen J. Madden, and Benjamin J. Eggleton  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 9, pp. 8285-8290 (2011)

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We demonstrate on-chip stimulated Brillouin scattering (SBS) in an As2S3 chalcogenide rib waveguide. SBS was characterized in a 7cm long waveguide with a cross-section 4μm x 850nm using the backscattered signal and pump-probe technique. The measured Brillouin shift and its full-width at half-maximum (FWHM) linewidth were ~7.7 GHz and 34 MHz, respectively. Probe vs. pump power measurements at the Brillouin shift were used to obtain the gain coefficient from an exponential fit. The Brillouin gain coefficient obtained was 0.715 x 10−9 m/W. A probe gain of 16 dB was obtained for a CW pump power of ~300 mW.

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OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.2640) Nonlinear optics : Stimulated scattering, modulation, etc.
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: March 8, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: March 22, 2011
Published: April 14, 2011

Ravi Pant, Christopher G. Poulton, Duk-Yong Choi, Hannah Mcfarlane, Samuel Hile, Enbang Li, Luc Thevenaz, Barry Luther-Davies, Stephen J. Madden, and Benjamin J. Eggleton, "On-chip stimulated Brillouin scattering," Opt. Express 19, 8285-8290 (2011)

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