Cai, Ming and Hunziker, Guido and Vahala, Kerry J. (1999) Fiber-optic add-drop device based on a silica microsphere-whispering gallery mode system. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 11 (6). pp. 686-687. ISSN 1041-1135. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:CAIieeeptl99
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An all-optical passive four-port system including a fused silica microsphere and two tapered fibers is proposed and demonstrated for the application as a channel adding-dropping device. It is shown that channels can be selectively exchanged between two fibers by coupling to a whispering gallery mode resonance in the microsphere. Finesse in excess of 11150 is measured for the loaded whispering gallery modes.
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|Subject Keywords:||Fiber optics, finesse, microsphere, quality factor, signal add–drop, whispering gallery mode|
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