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  • Vol. 31, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2013
  • pp: 2565–2569

Proposal of Coupled Ring Resonator Based on One-Dimensional Photonic Crystal Nanocavity

Shuntaro Makino, Yuhei Ishizaka, Yuki Kawaguchi, Kunimasa Saitoh, and Masanori Koshiba

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 31, Issue 15, pp. 2565-2569 (2013)

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We propose the coupled ring resonator based on one-dimensional photonic crystal (1-D PC) nanocavity. The proposed structure is composed by introducing 1-D PC nanocavity into the CROW based on ring resonator, and we expect that it can achieve small group velocity. We investigate the transmission characteristics of the proposed structure by using 2-D scalar finite element method (FEM) for periodic waveguide analysis. We obtained the group velocity vg = 0.033c with c being light velocity in vacuum because of combining 1-D PC nanocavity and CROW based on ring resonator. Moreover, we consider reduction of footprint of the proposed structure for photonic integration.

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Shuntaro Makino, Yuhei Ishizaka, Yuki Kawaguchi, Kunimasa Saitoh, and Masanori Koshiba, "Proposal of Coupled Ring Resonator Based on One-Dimensional Photonic Crystal Nanocavity," J. Lightwave Technol. 31, 2565-2569 (2013)

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