Optomechanical nonreciprocity and magnetic-free photonic isolation

F. Ruesink*, M. Ali Miri, A. Alù, E. Verhagen

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Optomechanical interactions can break optical time-reversal symmetry, allowing non-reciprocal light transmission. We demonstrate a multimode system that breaks Lorentzreciprocity without an applied magnetic field, yielding a 10 dB optical isolator.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLaser Science, LS 2016
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Print)9781943580194
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jul 2014
EventLaser Science, LS 2016 - Rochester, United States
Duration: 17 Oct 201621 Oct 2016


ConferenceLaser Science, LS 2016
Country/TerritoryUnited States

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