We theoretically propose and experimentally demonstrate the design of a novel one-dimensional ringlike macroscopic optical circuit element. The similarity between morphologies of an optical planar waveguide and a whispering-gallery axially symmetric solid-state resonator is used.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: November 8, 2005
Revised Manuscript: January 11, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: January 16, 2006
Anatoliy A. Savchenkov, Ivan S. Grudinin, Andrey B. Matsko, Dmitry Strekalov, Makan Mohageg, Vladimir S. Ilchenko, and Lute Maleki, "Morphology-dependent photonic circuit elements," Opt. Lett. 31, 1313-1315 (2006)