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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 2010
  • pp: 6382–6389

Resonant characteristics of multimode interferometer coupled square ring semiconductor resonators

Kyung-Sook Hyun and Hee-Jong Moon  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 6, pp. 6382-6389 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.006382


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Abstract

This work reports the spectral characteristics of coupled square ring semiconductor resonators. For a single mode operation, the square ring cavities coupled with multimode interferometers (MMIs) are proposed and fabricated using the epitaxial layers of 1.55 μm center wavelength InGaAsP-InP multiple quantum wells. Resonant characteristics can be tailored by varying the parameters of the cavity size or the waveguide width. By using the MMI coupled square ring cavity, a stable single spectral lasing mode was obtained in various combinations of square cavities.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(130.5990) Integrated optics : Semiconductors
(140.4780) Lasers and laser optics : Optical resonators

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 28, 2010
Revised Manuscript: March 3, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: March 4, 2010
Published: March 12, 2010

Citation
Kyung-Sook Hyun and Hee-Jong Moon, "Resonant characteristics of multimode interferometer coupled square ring semiconductor resonators," Opt. Express 18, 6382-6389 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-6-6382


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