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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 23 — Nov. 12, 2007
  • pp: 15053–15059

Direct rotation-induced intensity modulation in circular Bragg micro-lasers

Jacob Scheuer  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 23, pp. 15053-15059 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.015053


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Abstract

The effect of rotation on the lasing properties of circular Bragg micro-lasers is studied. In addition to the wavelength detuning caused by the Sagnac shift, a direct influence of the rotation on the lasing threshold of the clockwise and counterclockwise rotating modes is observed. The employment of the new effect for the realization of micro-rotation-sensors is discussed.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3370) Lasers and laser optics : Laser gyroscopes
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 19, 2007
Revised Manuscript: September 5, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: September 7, 2007
Published: October 30, 2007

Citation
Jacob Scheuer, "Direct rotation-induced intensity modulation in circular Bragg micro-lasers," Opt. Express 15, 15053-15059 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-23-15053


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