The evolution of individual microsphere-resonator modes into coherently coupled photon states is studied using polarization-sensitive imaging spectroscopy. Photon localization is found both due to Bloch-mode formation and size disorder in agreement with a coupled-oscillator model.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.4780) Lasers and laser optics : Optical resonators
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.1670) Quantum optics : Coherent optical effects
B. M. Moeller, U. Woggon, and M. Artemyev, "Extended and Localized Photon States in 1D-Coupled Resonators," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper QTuI5.
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