On-chip stimulated Brillouin scattering

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Optics Express, 2011, 19 (9), pp. 8285 - 8290
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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 × 10-9 m/W. A probe gain of 16 dB was obtained for a CW pump power of ̃300 mW. © 2011 Optical Society of America.
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