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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2003
  • pp: 2144–2146

High-quality-factor Bragg onion resonators with omnidirectional reflector cladding

Yong Xu, Wei Liang, Amnon Yariv, J. G. Fleming, and Shawn-Yu Lin  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 22, pp. 2144-2146 (2003)

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We propose to approximate a spherically symmetric Bragg resonator in an onionlike geometry. We develop a transfer-matrix theory for calculation of the quality factors and analyze the effect of the onion stem on cavity Q factors. We find that it is possible to achieve significant inhibition of spontaneous emission in an onion resonator with omnidirectional cladding layers.

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OCIS Codes
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators

Yong Xu, Wei Liang, Amnon Yariv, J. G. Fleming, and Shawn-Yu Lin, "High-quality-factor Bragg onion resonators with omnidirectional reflector cladding," Opt. Lett. 28, 2144-2146 (2003)

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