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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 19 — Sep. 23, 2013
  • pp: 22012–22022

Full-vectorial whispering-gallery-mode cavity analysis

Xuan Du, Serge Vincent, and Tao Lu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 19, pp. 22012-22022 (2013)

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We present a full-vectorial three-dimensional whispering-gallery-mode microcavity analysis technique. With this technique, optical properties such as resonance wavelength, quality factor, and electromagnetic field distribution of a microcavity in the presence of individual nanoparticle adsorption can be simulated with high accuracy, even in the presence of field distortion from plasmon effects at a wavelength close to plasmon resonance. This formulation is applicable to a wide variety of whispering-gallery related problems, such as waveguide to cavity coupling and full wave propagation analysis of a general whispering-gallery-mode microcavity where axisymmetry along the azimuthal direction is not required.

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OCIS Codes
(040.1880) Detectors : Detection
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: July 23, 2013
Revised Manuscript: August 28, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: August 29, 2013
Published: September 11, 2013

Xuan Du, Serge Vincent, and Tao Lu, "Full-vectorial whispering-gallery-mode cavity analysis," Opt. Express 21, 22012-22022 (2013)

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