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Polarisation effects in optical microcoil resonators

Polarisation effects in optical microcoil resonators
Polarisation effects in optical microcoil resonators
Optical microcoil resonators (OMRs) fabricated by wrapping a microfibre around a rod to allow evanescent coupling between adjacent turns as in Fig 1. (a) have recently attracted much interest due to their high Q-factor and large extinction ratios resonances, low input and output coupling losses, large evanescent field and compactness [1,2], with applications such as sensing [3] and signal processing [4]. However, theoretical models published so far have neglected polarisation effects, and hence in order to develop a more detailed understanding we have modelled the OMR with polarisation-dependent coupled mode equations in the linear [5] and nonlinear regimes.
Lee, Timothy
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Broderick, Neil G.R.
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Brambilla, Gilberto
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Broderick, Neil G.R.
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Brambilla, Gilberto
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Lee, Timothy, Broderick, Neil G.R. and Brambilla, Gilberto (2011) Polarisation effects in optical microcoil resonators. IQEC/CLEO Pacific Rim 2011, Australia. 28 Aug - 01 Sep 2011.

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Optical microcoil resonators (OMRs) fabricated by wrapping a microfibre around a rod to allow evanescent coupling between adjacent turns as in Fig 1. (a) have recently attracted much interest due to their high Q-factor and large extinction ratios resonances, low input and output coupling losses, large evanescent field and compactness [1,2], with applications such as sensing [3] and signal processing [4]. However, theoretical models published so far have neglected polarisation effects, and hence in order to develop a more detailed understanding we have modelled the OMR with polarisation-dependent coupled mode equations in the linear [5] and nonlinear regimes.

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e-pub ahead of print date: 1 September 2011
Venue - Dates: IQEC/CLEO Pacific Rim 2011, Australia, 2011-08-28 - 2011-09-01
Organisations: Optoelectronics Research Centre, Electronics & Computer Science

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