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Authors: R. Van Laer, B. Kuyken, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets
Title: Observation of 4.4 dB Brillouin gain in a silicon photonic wire
Format: International Conference Presentation
Publication date: 10/2014
Journal/Conference/Book: IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC)
Editor/Publisher: IEEE, 
Volume(Issue): p.558-559
Location: San Diego, United States
Internal Reference: [N-1635]

Abstract

We report the first observation of a hypersonic mode of a small-core silicon wire. In particular, we achieve record 4.4 dB on/off continuous-wave Brillouin gain at 1550 nm. The wire is supported by a tiny
oxide pillar to block the path for external phonon leakage.

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