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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 2014
  • pp: 1149–1152

Deformed microdisk coupled to a bus waveguide for applications in resonant filter

Qinghai Song, Shuai Liu, Zhiyuan Gu, Nan Zhang, and Shumin Xiao  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 5, pp. 1149-1152 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.001149


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Abstract

Here we explore the applications of a deformed microdisk as a passive photonic element by coupling it to a bus waveguide. We show that deformed microdisk-based resonant filters are able to have transmittance of more than 99%, and the dropped signals can be routed to two different ports for particular applications. Interestingly, our results show that the splitting ratio can be dynamically tuned by locally changing the refractive index of microdisk. Our research opens new opportunities for the applications of deformed microdisks.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.4780) Lasers and laser optics : Optical resonators
(230.1360) Optical devices : Beam splitters
(140.3948) Lasers and laser optics : Microcavity devices
(130.7408) Integrated optics : Wavelength filtering devices

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: December 16, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 15, 2014
Published: February 20, 2014

Citation
Qinghai Song, Shuai Liu, Zhiyuan Gu, Nan Zhang, and Shumin Xiao, "Deformed microdisk coupled to a bus waveguide for applications in resonant filter," Opt. Lett. 39, 1149-1152 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-39-5-1149


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