Electrically-driven linear optical isolation in a lithium niobate nanophotonic platform

Donggyu B. Sohn, Ogulcan E. Örsel, Gaurav Bahl

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We experimentally demonstrate magnet-less linear optical isolation enabled via acousto-optic interaction in a lithium niobate nanophotonic platform. The system leverages non-reciprocal mode splitting of optical modes in a ring resonator induced by traveling acoustic waves.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numberJTu3A.84
JournalOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
StatePublished - 2021
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO: QELS 2021 - Part of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2021 - Virtual, Online, United States
Duration: May 9 2021May 14 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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