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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2005
  • pp: 3066–3068

Vertically coupled whispering-gallery-mode resonator waveguide

Andrey B. Matsko, Anatoliy A. Savchenkov, and Lute Maleki  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 22, pp. 3066-3068 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.30.003066


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Abstract

We theoretically describe a novel configuration of a vertically coupled whispering-gallery-mode resonator waveguide. The waveguide is formed as a chain of doughnut-shaped low-contrast ripples on the surface of a vertical cylinder made from an optically transparent material. One can manipulate the properties of the waveguide by changing the shape of the resonators and the separation distance between them. Application of the structure as an optical delay line is discussed.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Citation
Andrey B. Matsko, Anatoliy A. Savchenkov, and Lute Maleki, "Vertically coupled whispering-gallery-mode resonator waveguide," Opt. Lett. 30, 3066-3068 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-30-22-3066


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