OPTOMECHANICS

Better than Brillouin

Light can be coupled to sound via Brillouin scattering, but realizing an efficient interaction isn’t trivial. A new type of resonator succeeds in doing so in a macroscopic device — boasting features that better its nanoscale counterparts.

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Fig. 1: Simplified schematic showing the basic experimental configuration used to perform stimulated Stokes scattering measurements.

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