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Optical waveguide materials, structures, and dispersion modulation
Author(s): Hao Zhang; Jiaming Liu; Jian Lin; Wenxiu Li; Xia Xue; Anping Huang; Zhisong Xiao
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Paper Abstract

Optical waveguide is used in most integrated optic devices to confine and guide light in higher refractive index channels. The structures and materials of slot waveguides are reviewed in this paper. Coupled resonator optical waveguides (CROWs) can be used for a rotation sensor with compact size, low power consumption and low cost. The loss determines the ultimate sensitivity of CROW gyros. Resonator-based optical gyroscope’s sensitivity for measuring rotation is enhanced via using the anomalous dispersion characteristic of superluminal light propagation, which can be also generated by using passive optical resonators.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 November 2016
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 10027, Nanophotonics and Micro/Nano Optics III, 100270D (17 November 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2249446
Show Author Affiliations
Hao Zhang, BeiHang Univ. (China)
Jiaming Liu, BeiHang Univ. (China)
Jian Lin, BeiHang Univ. (China)
Wenxiu Li, BeiHang Univ. (China)
Xia Xue, BeiHang Univ. (China)
Anping Huang, BeiHang Univ. (China)
Zhisong Xiao, BeiHang Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10027:
Nanophotonics and Micro/Nano Optics III
Zhiping Zhou; Kazumi Wada, Editor(s)

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