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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 24 — Nov. 26, 2007
  • pp: 15734–15740

Narrow-band filtering with whispering modes in gratings made of fibers

Anne-Laure Fehrembach, Evgeny Popov, Gérard Tayeb, and Daniel Maystre  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 24, pp. 15734-15740 (2007)

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We present a numerical study of whispering modes in gratings made of fibers. Due to the strong localization of the modes inside each fiber, it is possible to obtain narrow-band filters with very broad angular tolerance.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance
(230.7408) Optical devices : Wavelength filtering devices

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: September 17, 2007
Revised Manuscript: November 6, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: November 6, 2007
Published: November 12, 2007

Anne-Laure Fehrembach, Evgeny Popov, Gérard Tayeb, and Daniel Maystre, "Narrow-band filtering with whispering modes in gratings made of fibers," Opt. Express 15, 15734-15740 (2007)

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