Fiber coupling of DFB laser to micro spherical cavities - a novel approach for frequency control and linewidth quenching utilizing morphology dependent resonances

G. Griffel, D. Taskent, S. Arnold, A. Serpenguzel, J. Connolly, N. A. Morris

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Abstract

Reported for the first time is the lateral coupling of light into whispering-gallery-modes of a microsphere, having a radii of 14 μm and 500 μm, using a side-polished single-mode optical fiber. Well-defined high-Q morphology dependent resonances in the scattered field along with associated dips in the transmission spectrum of the optical fiber. The Q-factor of the combined fiber-sphere system is 5 × 106. The intensity and location of the various resonance orders is understood by the localization principle and the recently developed generalized Lorentz-Mie theory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS
PublisherIEEE
Pages296-297
Number of pages2
Volume1
StatePublished - 1995
EventProceedings of the 1995 8th Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society. Part 1 (of 2) - San Francisco, CA, USA
Duration: Oct 30 1995Nov 2 1995

Other

OtherProceedings of the 1995 8th Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society. Part 1 (of 2)
CitySan Francisco, CA, USA
Period10/30/9511/2/95

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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