A coupled-ring reflector (CRR), which is composed of two coupled rings coupled with a straight waveguide, is proposed. Its reflection property is analyzed and its applicability to a widely tunable laser diode is discussed.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3600) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, tunable
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
Y. Chung and N. Dagli, "Coupled-Ring Reflector and Its Application to Widely Tunable Laser Diodes," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JTuC84.
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