Optomechanical cooling without added damping

Seunghwi Kim, Xunnong Xu, Jacob M. Taylor, Gaurav Bahl

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


We demonstrate optomechanical cooling without added damping in a whispering gallery mode resonator by means of disorder-induced scattering. The phenomenon results from a reduction of thermal loading such that it eventually induces chirality of phonons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2017
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2017 - Washington, United States
Duration: Sep 18 2017Sep 21 2017

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F66-FiO 2017


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2017
CountryUnited States

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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