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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2014
  • pp: 1913–1916

CROW bottles

M. Sumetsky  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 7, pp. 1913-1916 (2014)

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A coupled resonator optical waveguide (CROW) bottle is a bottle-shaped nonuniform distribution of resonator and coupling parameters. This Letter solves the inverse problem for a CROW bottle, i.e., develops a simple analytical method that determines a CROW with the required group delay and dispersion characteristics. In particular, the parameters of CROWs exhibiting the group delay with zero dispersion (constant group delay) and constant dispersion (linear group delay) are found.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices
(140.3945) Lasers and laser optics : Microcavities

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: December 2, 2013
Revised Manuscript: February 20, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: February 23, 2014
Published: March 24, 2014

M. Sumetsky, "CROW bottles," Opt. Lett. 39, 1913-1916 (2014)

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