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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 11 — Jun. 2, 2014
  • pp: 13507–13514

Generalized full-vector multi-mode matching analysis of whispering gallery microcavities

Xuan Du, Serge Vincent, Mathieu Faucher, Marie-Josée Picard, and Tao Lu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 11, pp. 13507-13514 (2014)

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We outline a full-vectorial three-dimensional multi-mode matching technique in a cylindrical coordinate system that addresses the mutual coupling among multiple modes co-propagating in a perturbed whispering gallery mode microcavity. In addition to its superior accuracy in respect to our previously implemented single-mode matching technique, this current technique is suitable for modelling waveguide-to-cavity coupling where the influence of multi-mode coupling is non-negligible. Using this methodology, a robust scheme for hybrid integration of a microcavity onto a silicon-on-insulator platform is proposed.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

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

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

Original Manuscript: February 3, 2014
Revised Manuscript: April 29, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: May 15, 2014
Published: May 28, 2014

Xuan Du, Serge Vincent, Mathieu Faucher, Marie-Josée Picard, and Tao Lu, "Generalized full-vector multi-mode matching analysis of whispering gallery microcavities," Opt. Express 22, 13507-13514 (2014)

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