Phonon chirality and indirect cooling in an optomechanical system

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

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


We demonstrate dynamical induction of chiral phonon transport in optomechanical resonators by means of traveling-wave acousto-optical interaction. The phenomenon results in unidirectional defect tolerant transport and chiral cooling of high-Q phonon modes in the system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationApplications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2017
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781943580279
StatePublished - 2017
EventCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2017 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 14 2017May 19 2017

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F43-CLEO_AT 2017
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2017
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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