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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 2 — Jan. 28, 2013
  • pp: 2165–2170

High-Q modes in defected microcircular resonator confined by metal layer for unidirectional emission

Qi-Feng Yao, Yong-Zhen Huang, Jian-Dong Lin, Xiao-Meng Lv, Ling-Xiu Zou, Heng Long, Yue-De Yang, and Jin-Long Xiao  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 2, pp. 2165-2170 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.002165


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Abstract

Defected circular resonators laterally confined by a metal layer with a flat side as an emitting window are numerically investigated based on the boundary element method for realizing unidirectional emission microlasers. The results indicate that Fabry-Pérot (FP) modes become high Q confined modes in the defected circular resonator with a metallic layer. The mode coupling between the FP mode and chaotic-like mode can result in high Q confined mode for unidirectional emission with a narrow far field pattern.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(140.4780) Lasers and laser optics : Optical resonators
(140.3945) Lasers and laser optics : Microcavities

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 24, 2012
Revised Manuscript: November 15, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: January 8, 2013
Published: January 22, 2013

Citation
Qi-Feng Yao, Yong-Zhen Huang, Jian-Dong Lin, Xiao-Meng Lv, Ling-Xiu Zou, Heng Long, Yue-De Yang, and Jin-Long Xiao, "High-Q modes in defected microcircular resonator confined by metal layer for unidirectional emission," Opt. Express 21, 2165-2170 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-2-2165


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