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Fabrication and modelling of truncated oblate and prolate microresonators
Author(s): Michalis N. Zervas
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Paper Abstract

We have demonstrated softening and micromorphing techniques of amorphous/crystalline materials for fabricating high quality oblate or prolate microresonators. Firstly, “soften-and-compress” technique has been developed for fabricating bottle microresonators from standard fibers or capillaries using splicers. Also, a “soften-and-squash” technique has been demonstrated for fabricating microdiscus resonators by squashing microspheres between glassy-carbon plates. Finally, a softening process was developed for turning crystalline microstructures into predominantly oblate microresonators. We have also developed an efficient transfer-matrix method for calculating resonant frequencies and field distributions in truncated oblate and prolate structures and applied it to analyze resonant characteristics of the new microresonators.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 March 2013
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 8600, Laser Resonators, Microresonators, and Beam Control XV, 860015 (12 March 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2003093
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Michalis N. Zervas, The Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8600:
Laser Resonators, Microresonators, and Beam Control XV
Alexis V. Kudryashov; Alan H. Paxton; Vladimir S. Ilchenko; Lutz Aschke; Kunihiko Washio, Editor(s)

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