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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 34 — Dec. 1, 2013
  • pp: 8190–8194

Optical processing between two metallically hybrid microdisks

Kai-Jun Che, Mei-Xin Lei, Guo-Qiang Gu, Zhi-Ping Cai, and Yong-Zhen Huang  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 34, pp. 8190-8194 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.52.008190


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Abstract

A waveguide is bridged between two metallically hybrid microdisks for achieving nonlocal optical processing. The whispering gallery mode (WGM) is split into two modes, one is intrinsic WGM and the other is oscillating mode (OM) whose photons oscillate between two microdisks through the waveguide. The characteristics of OM on the waveguide’s width and length are studied. The results show the fundamental WGM oscillation only happens at certain lengths and widths of the waveguide, and strong optical interaction between two microdisks is accompanied by a high-loss waveguide. The optical processing through a waveguide between two individual resonators or photon producers may be applied to dynamic control on the photon states.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.4780) Lasers and laser optics : Optical resonators
(140.3945) Lasers and laser optics : Microcavities
(130.3990) Integrated optics : Micro-optical devices

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 29, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 21, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: October 9, 2013
Published: November 21, 2013

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Kai-Jun Che, Mei-Xin Lei, Guo-Qiang Gu, Zhi-Ping Cai, and Yong-Zhen Huang, "Optical processing between two metallically hybrid microdisks," Appl. Opt. 52, 8190-8194 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-52-34-8190


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