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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 16 — Aug. 2, 2010
  • pp: 16813–16825

Engineering the spectral reflectance of microring resonators with integrated reflective elements

Young Mo Kang, Amir Arbabi, and Lynford L. Goddard  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 16, pp. 16813-16825 (2010)

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We present analysis and design of microring resonators integrated with reflective elements to obtain custom wavelength-selective devices. We introduce a graphical method that transforms the complicated design problem of the integrated structure into a simple task of designing a reflective element possessing an appropriate reflection profile. Configurations for obtaining a comb mirror, a single peak mirror, an ultranarrow band transmission filter, and a sharp transition mirror are presented as examples.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.1480) Optical devices : Bragg reflectors
(230.4040) Optical devices : Mirrors
(280.4788) Remote sensing and sensors : Optical sensing and sensors
(130.7408) Integrated optics : Wavelength filtering devices

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Integrated Optics

Original Manuscript: June 23, 2010
Revised Manuscript: July 19, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: July 20, 2010
Published: July 23, 2010

Young Mo Kang, Amir Arbabi, and Lynford L. Goddard, "Engineering the spectral reflectance of microring resonators with integrated reflective elements," Opt. Express 18, 16813-16825 (2010)

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