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  • Vol. 9, Iss. 3 — Mar. 6, 2014

Compact suspended silicon microring resonators with ultrahigh quality

Wei C. Jiang, Jidong Zhang, and Qiang Lin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 1, pp. 1187-1192 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.001187


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Abstract

We propose and demonstrate compact suspended silicon microring resonators with ultra-high optical quality. We achieve an intrinsic quality factor of 9.2 × 105 for the resonator with a radius of 9 μm. The high optical quality factor, high optical confinement together with the suspended structure of our device enable great potential for broad applications in biosensing, quantum photonics, nonlinear photonics, cavity optomechanics, and optical signal processing.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.4000) Optical devices : Microstructure fabrication
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
(260.2030) Physical optics : Dispersion

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 23, 2013
Revised Manuscript: December 20, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: December 27, 2013
Published: January 10, 2014

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Vol. 9, Iss. 3 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Wei C. Jiang, Jidong Zhang, and Qiang Lin, "Compact suspended silicon microring resonators with ultrahigh quality," Opt. Express 22, 1187-1192 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-22-1-1187


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