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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 2011
  • pp: 3488–3490

Bottle microresonator with actively stabilized evanescent coupling

C. Junge, S. Nickel, D. O’Shea, and A. Rauschenbeutel  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 17, pp. 3488-3490 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.003488


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Abstract

The evanescent coupling of light between a whispering-gallery-mode bottle microresonator and a subwavelength-diameter coupling fiber is actively stabilized by means of the Pound–Drever–Hall technique. We demonstrate the stabilization of a critically coupled resonator with a control bandwidth of 0.1 Hz , yielding a residual transmission of ( 9 ± 3 ) × 10 3 for more than an hour. Simultaneously, the frequency of the resonator mode is actively stabilized.

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OCIS Codes
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
(140.3945) Lasers and laser optics : Microcavities

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: July 22, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: August 4, 2011
Published: September 1, 2011

Citation
C. Junge, S. Nickel, D. O’Shea, and A. Rauschenbeutel, "Bottle microresonator with actively stabilized evanescent coupling," Opt. Lett. 36, 3488-3490 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-17-3488


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