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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 2006
  • pp: 456–458

Transmission and group delay of microring coupled-resonator optical waveguides

Joyce K.S. Poon, Lin Zhu, Guy A. DeRose, and Amnon Yariv  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 4, pp. 456-458 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.000456


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Abstract

We measured the transmission and group delay of microring coupled-resonator optical waveguides (CROWs). The CROWs consisted of 12 weakly coupled, microring resonators fabricated in optical polymers (PMMA on Cytop). The intrinsic quality factor of the resonators was 18,000 and the interresonator coupling was 1%, resulting in a delay of 110 140 ps and a slowing factor of 23–29 over a 17 GHz bandwidth.

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OCIS Codes
(130.2790) Integrated optics : Guided waves
(160.5470) Materials : Polymers
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: September 9, 2005
Revised Manuscript: November 1, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: November 11, 2005

Citation
Joyce K. Poon, Lin Zhu, Guy A. DeRose, and Amnon Yariv, "Transmission and group delay of microring coupled-resonator optical waveguides," Opt. Lett. 31, 456-458 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-4-456


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