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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 25 — Dec. 6, 2010
  • pp: 26141–26148

Observation of resonance effects in the pump transmission of a chaotic microcavity

Juhee Yang, Sang-Bum Lee, Songky Moon, Soo-Young Lee, Sang Wook Kim, and Kyungwon An  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 25, pp. 26141-26148 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.026141


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Abstract

We observed resonance effects on the transmission of a pump beam in a chaotic microcavity in an optimal free-space optical-pumping configuration. The far-field pattern of cavity transmission was significantly modified when the pump laser was resonant with a scar mode. From the difference between the non-resonant and on-resonance transmission patterns, we obtained the efficiency of the pump coupling into the scar mode to be as high as 45%, which is consistent with the recent excitation spectroscopy results of Yang et al. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 243601 (2010)].

© 2010 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.7000) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Transmission
(140.1540) Lasers and laser optics : Chaos
(140.5560) Lasers and laser optics : Pumping
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(140.3945) Lasers and laser optics : Microcavities

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 19, 2010
Revised Manuscript: November 24, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: November 24, 2010
Published: November 30, 2010

Citation
Juhee Yang, Sang-Bum Lee, Songky Moon, Soo-Young Lee, Sang-Wook Kim, and Kyungwon An, "Observation of resonance effects in the pump transmission of a chaotic microcavity," Opt. Express 18, 26141-26148 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-25-26141


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