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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 2004
  • pp: 424–426

Modal analysis of Bragg onion resonators

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

Optics Letters, Vol. 29, Issue 5, pp. 424-426 (2004)

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From analysis of the high Q modes in a Bragg onion resonator with an omnidirectional reflector cladding, we establish a close analogy between such a resonator and a spherical hollow cavity in perfect metal. We demonstrate that onion resonators are ideal for applications that require a large spontaneous-emission factor β, such as thresholdless lasers and single-photon devices.

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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, James G. Fleming, and Shawn-Yu Lin, "Modal analysis of Bragg onion resonators," Opt. Lett. 29, 424-426 (2004)

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