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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 2012
  • pp: 4056–4058

Study of disklike microdroplet cavities directly coupled to liquid-core waveguides

Te-Chang Chen, Da-Wei Shen, Yao-Tsu Yang, Li-Chung Hsu, Chieh-Yang Huang, Ya-Tzu Chen, and Ming-Chang M. Lee  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 19, pp. 4056-4058 (2012)

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A design of microfluidic devices is presented to integrate single-mode, liquid-core waveguides with microfluidic channels that generate and deliver disklike emulsion microdroplet cavities doped with an organic dye. The microcavity modes can be directly coupled to the liquid waveguide. Cavity-enhanced spontaneous emission was observed at the waveguide with low pump pulse energy.

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OCIS Codes
(140.2050) Lasers and laser optics : Dye lasers
(140.3945) Lasers and laser optics : Microcavities

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: July 24, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: August 13, 2012
Published: September 24, 2012

Te-Chang Chen, Da-Wei Shen, Yao-Tsu Yang, Li-Chung Hsu, Chieh-Yang Huang, Ya-Tzu Chen, and Ming-Chang M. Lee, "Study of disklike microdroplet cavities directly coupled to liquid-core waveguides," Opt. Lett. 37, 4056-4058 (2012)

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