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  • Vol. 7, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2009
  • pp: 299–301

Ringing phenomenon in silica microspheres

Chunhua Dong, Changling Zou, Jinming Cui, Yong Yang, Zhengfu Han, and Guangcan Guo  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 7, Issue 4, pp. 299-301 (2009)


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Abstract

Whispering gallery modes in silica microspheres are excited by a tunable continuous-wave laser through the fiber taper. Ringing phenomenon can be observed with high frequency sweeping speed. The thermal nonlinearity in the microsphere can enhance this phenomenon. Our measurement results agree very well with the theoretical predictions by the dynamic equation.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3410) Lasers and laser optics : Laser resonators
(140.4780) Lasers and laser optics : Optical resonators
(140.6810) Lasers and laser optics : Thermal effects

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Chunhua Dong, Changling Zou, Jinming Cui, Yong Yang, Zhengfu Han, and Guangcan Guo, "Ringing phenomenon in silica microspheres," Chin. Opt. Lett. 7, 299-301 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/col/abstract.cfm?URI=col-7-4-299


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