Carmon, Tal and Yang, Lan and Vahala, Kerry J. (2004) Dynamical thermal behavior and thermal self-stability of microcavities. Optics Express, 12 (20). pp. 4742-4750. ISSN 1094-4087 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:CARoe04
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As stability and continuous operation are important for almost any use of a microcavity, we demonstrate here experimentally and theoretically a self-stable equilibrium solution for a pump-microcavity system. In this stable equilibrium, intensity- and wavelength-perturbations cause a small thermal resonant-drift that is enough to compensate for the perturbation (noises); consequently the cavity stays warm and loaded as perturbations are self compensated. We also compare here, our theoretical prediction for the thermal line broadening (and for the wavelength hysteretic response) to experimental results.
|Additional Information:||© 2004 Optical Society of America. Received 17 August 2004; revised 16 September 2004; accepted 17 September 2004. We kindly thank Lee center for advance networking, and DARPA for their support. We thank Jacob Scheuer for the helpful discussion.|
|Subject Keywords:||OCIS codes: (140.4780) Optical resonators; (190.1450) Bistability; (140.3410) Laser resonators; (140.6810) Thermal effects.|
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|Deposited On:||18 May 2005|
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