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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 32, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 2007
  • pp: 1563–1565

Mode coupling between first- and second-order whispering-gallery modes in coupled microdisks

Jun-Jie Li, Jia-Xian Wang, and Yong-Zhen Huang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 11, pp. 1563-1565 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.32.001563


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Abstract

The mode characteristics for two coupled microdisks are investigated by the finite-difference time-domain technique. In the two coupled micodisks, mode coupling between the same order whispering-gallery modes (WGMs) results in coupled WGMs with split mode wavelengths. The numerical results show that the split mode wavelengths of the coupled first- and second-order WGMs can have a crossing point in some cases, which can induce anticrossing mode coupling between them and greatly reduce the mode Q factor of the coupled first-order WGMs. The time variation of mode field pattern shows the transformation between the coupled first- and second-order WGMs.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3410) Lasers and laser optics : Laser resonators
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 16, 2007
Revised Manuscript: March 30, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: April 1, 2007
Published: May 17, 2007

Citation
Jun-Jie Li, Jia-Xian Wang, and Yong-Zhen Huang, "Mode coupling between first- and second-order whispering-gallery modes in coupled microdisks," Opt. Lett. 32, 1563-1565 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-32-11-1563


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