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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 1 — Jan. 8, 2007
  • pp: 166–175

Free ultra-high-Q microtoroid: a tool for designing photonic devices

Mani Hossein-Zadeh and Kerry J. Vahala  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 1, pp. 166-175 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.000166


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Abstract

We describe techniques that enable fabrication of a new class of photonic devices based on free UH-Q microresonators. Preliminary results show that free silica microtoroids with Qs above 30 million can be fabricated and transferred to different platforms for integration with a variety of photonic devices.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: October 19, 2006
Revised Manuscript: December 20, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: December 20, 2006
Published: January 8, 2007

Citation
Mani Hossein-Zadeh and Kerry J. Vahala, "Free ultra-high-Q microtoroid: a tool for designing photonic devices," Opt. Express 15, 166-175 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-1-166


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