We present photonic molecules in the terahertz range. Two dielectric whispering gallery mode resonators with matched resonance spectra are coupled over tens of resonances. Frequency splitting of multiple modes is observed in excellent agreement with theory.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(140.3945) Lasers and laser optics : Microcavities
(300.6495) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, teraherz
H. G. Schwefel, S. Preu, S. Malzer, G. H. Döhler, and L. Wang, "Spectroscopy of Photonic Molecules in the Terahertz Range," in Frontiers in Optics 2008/Laser Science XXIV/Plasmonics and Metamaterials/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper FThO5.
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