Lithium niobate piezo-optomechanical crystals

W. Jiang, R. N. Patel, F. M. Mayor, T. P. McKenna, P. Arrangoiz-Arriola, C. J. Sarabalis, J. D. Witmer, R. Van Laer, and A. H. Safavi-Naeini, “Lithium niobate piezo-optomechanical crystals,” Optica, vol. 6, no. 7, p. 845, Jul. 2019, https://doi.org/10.1364/OPTICA.6.000845

Time-of-flight imaging based on resonant photoelastic modulation

O. Atalar, R. Van Laer, C. J. Sarabalis, A. H. Safavi-Naeini, and A. Arbabian, “Time-of-flight imaging based on resonant photoelastic modulation,” Applied Optics, vol. 58, no. 9, p. 2235, Mar. 2019, https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.58.002235

Optomechanical antennas for on-chip beam-steering


C. J. Sarabalis*, R. Van Laer*, and A. H. Safavi-Naeini, “Optomechanical antennas for on-chip beam-steering,” Optics Express, vol. 26, no. 17, p. 22075, Aug. 2018, https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.26.022075
*equally contributed

Electrical driving of X-band mechanical waves in a silicon photonic circuit

R. Van Laer, R. N. Patel, T. P. McKenna, J. D. Witmer, and A. H. Safavi-Naeini, “Electrical driving of X-band mechanical waves in a silicon photonic circuit,” APL Photonics, vol. 3, no. 8, p. 086102, Aug. 2018, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5042428

Thermal Brillouin noise observed in silicon optomechanical waveguide

R. Van Laer, C. J. Sarabalis, R. Baets, D. Van Thourhout, and A. H. Safavi-Naeini, “Thermal Brillouin noise observed in silicon optomechanical waveguide,” Journal of Optics, vol. 19, no. 4, p. 044002, Apr. 2017, https://doi.org/10.1088/2040-8986/aa600d

Nonlinear optical interactions in silicon waveguides

B. Kuyken, F. Leo, S. Clemmen, U. Dave, R. Van Laer, T. Ideguchi, H. Zhao, X. Liu, J. Safioui, S. Coen, S. P. Gorza, S. K. Selvaraja, S. Massar, R. M. Osgood, P. Verheyen, J. Van Campenhout, R. Baets, W. M. J. Green, and G. Roelkens, “Nonlinear optical interactions in silicon waveguides,” Nanophotonics, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 377–392, Mar. 2017, https://doi.org/10.1515/nanoph-2016-0001

Unifying Brillouin scattering and cavity optomechanics


R. Van Laer, R. Baets, and D. Van Thourhout, “Unifying Brillouin scattering and cavity optomechanics,” Physical Review A, vol. 93, no. 5, p. 053828, May 2016, https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.93.053828

Brillouin resonance broadening due to structural variations in nanoscale waveguides

C. Wolff, R. Van Laer, M. J. Steel, B. J. Eggleton, and C. G. Poulton, “Brillouin resonance broadening due to structural variations in nanoscale waveguides,” New Journal of Physics, vol. 18, no. 2, p. 025006, Feb. 2016, https://doi.org/10.1088/1367-2630/18/2/025006

Net on-chip Brillouin gain based on suspended silicon nanowires

R. Van Laer, A. Bazin, B. Kuyken, R. Baets, and D. Van Thourhout, “Net on-chip Brillouin gain based on suspended silicon nanowires,” New Journal of Physics, vol. 17, no. 11, p. 115005, Nov. 2015, https://doi.org/10.1088/1367-2630/17/11/115005.

Interaction between light and highly confined hypersound in a silicon photonic nanowire


R. Van Laer, B. Kuyken, D. Van Thourhout, and R. Baets, “Interaction between light and highly confined hypersound in a silicon photonic nanowire,” Nature Photonics, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 199–203, Mar. 2015, https://doi.org/10.1038/nphoton.2015.11