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A self-coupling multi-port microcoil resonator

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A new type of self-coupling multi-port microcoil resonator using a microfiber coupler is presented. The microresonators, a simple combination of a microfiber coupler and microcoil resonator, were fabricated by coiling a four port microfiber coupler around a low index support rod to induce optical resonance via coupling between adjacent turns. Light propagates along the coil whilst the beating between the supermodes of the coupler is still present, giving an increased extinction ratio and an output spectrum strongly dependent on the microfiber coupler diameter. The multiport microcoil resonator was embedded in a low refractive index polymer to improve its robustness and the polarization dependence was further analyzed.

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Ismaeel, Rand, Lee, Timothy, Al-Saab, Feras, Jung, Yongmin and Brambilla, Gilberto (2012) A self-coupling multi-port microcoil resonator Optics Express, 20, (8), pp. 8568-8574. (doi:10.1364/OE.20.008568).

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Published date: 28 March 2012
Organisations: Optoelectronics Research Centre

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Local EPrints ID: 337815
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/337815
ISSN: 1094-4087
PURE UUID: 7efb9654-915e-48ae-9a08-24a4b39edbfe

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Date deposited: 03 May 2012 16:02
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:01

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Author: Rand Ismaeel
Author: Timothy Lee
Author: Feras Al-Saab
Author: Yongmin Jung
Author: Gilberto Brambilla

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