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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 25 — Dec. 10, 2007
  • pp: 17362–17370

Band Formation in Coupled-Resonator Slow-Wave Structures

Björn M. Möller, Ulrike Woggon, and Mikhail V. Artemyev  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 25, pp. 17362-17370 (2007)

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Sequences of coupled-resonator optical waveguides (CROWs) have been examined as slow-wave structures. The formation of photonic bands in finite systems is studied in the frame of a coupled oscillator model. Several types of resonator size tuning in the system are evaluated in a systematical manner. We show that aperiodicities in sequences of coupled microspheres provide an additional degree of freedom for the design of photonic bands.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.4780) Lasers and laser optics : Optical resonators
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

ToC Category:
Novel Concepts and Theory

Original Manuscript: October 17, 2007
Revised Manuscript: November 18, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: November 18, 2007
Published: December 10, 2007

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Björn M. Möller, Ulrike Woggon, and Mikhail V. Artemyev, "Band Formation in Coupled-Resonator Slow-Wave Structures," Opt. Express 15, 17362-17370 (2007)

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