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  • Vol. 26, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 2001
  • pp: 1236–1238

Control of critical coupling in a ring resonator–fiber configuration: application to wavelength-selective switching, modulation, amplification, and oscillation

John M. Choi, Reginald K. Lee, and Amnon Yariv  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 26, Issue 16, pp. 1236-1238 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.26.001236


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Abstract

By controlling the internal loss of a ring resonator near critical coupling, we demonstrate control of the transmitted power in a fiber that is coupled to the resonator. We also demonstrate wavelength-selective optical amplification and oscillation.

© 2001 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators

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John M. Choi, Reginald K. Lee, and Amnon Yariv, "Control of critical coupling in a ring resonator–fiber configuration: application to wavelength-selective switching, modulation, amplification, and oscillation," Opt. Lett. 26, 1236-1238 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-26-16-1236


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