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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 29, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2012
  • pp: 68–74

Transmission and dispersion of coupled double-ring resonators

Xin Liu, Mei Kong, and He Feng  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 29, Issue 1, pp. 68-74 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.29.000068


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Abstract

Based on the symmetry between the transfer characteristics of two coupled double-ring resonators (CDRRs) with symmetrical loss and gain distributions, the transmission and dispersion characteristics of CDRRs with gain in both rings and gain in one ring and loss in the other are analyzed systematically. It is shown that besides coupled-resonator-induced transparency and absorption as in total lossy structures, transmission spectra of inverse transparency and absorption can also exist when gain is introduced. The lasing threshold, classification of transmission response, and group velocity control of different loss and gain structures at resonance and split modes are provided.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.3120) Optical devices : Integrated optics devices
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
(230.4555) Optical devices : Coupled resonators
(250.4745) Optoelectronics : Optical processing devices

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: July 29, 2011
Revised Manuscript: October 26, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 27, 2011
Published: December 9, 2011

Citation
Xin Liu, Mei Kong, and He Feng, "Transmission and dispersion of coupled double-ring resonators," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 29, 68-74 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-29-1-68


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