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Ring fiber resonators based on fused-fiber grating add-drop filters:application to resonator coupling

Choi, John M. and Lee, Reginald K. and Yariv, Amnon (2002) Ring fiber resonators based on fused-fiber grating add-drop filters:application to resonator coupling. Optics Letters, 27 (18). pp. 1598-1600. ISSN 0146-9592. doi:10.1364/OL.27.001598.

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We introduce a fiber ring optical resonator based on adiabatic fused-fiber grating couplers. The coupling of a through fiber to the resonator is controlled by the strength of the fiber Bragg gratings. By using two of these couplers and incorporating erbium-doped (ED) fiber in the ring, we control the internal loss of the ring by pumping the ED fiber. The transmission spectra of the through port and the drop port of a four-port configuration, a ring coupled to two waveguides, are measured. We show that the loss/coupling ratio of the ring-fiber system can be changed and thus that the transmission properties of the fiber can be controlled.

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Additional Information:© 2002 Optical Society of America. Received April 22, 2002. The authors thank Anthony S. Kewitsch and George Rakuljic of Arroyo Optics, Inc., for supplying the adiabatic fused-fiber grating couplers. We acknowledge the generous support of the U.S. Air Force Office of Naval Research, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. J. Choi thanks the U.S. Department of Defense and the American Society for Engineering Education.
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Official Citation:John M. Choi, Reginald K. Lee, and Amnon Yariv, "Ring fiber resonators based on fused-fiber grating add–drop filters: application to resonator coupling," Opt. Lett. 27, 1598-1600 (2002)
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