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Optical microdisk fabrication with sol-gel techniques and its application
Author(s): Zhanjia Hou; Jianfeng Wu; Liying Liu; Lei Xu; Wencheng Wang; Fuming Li
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Paper Abstract

Optical microdisk array fabrication with sol-gel techniques was investigated. The characteristics of the microdisk array doped with Rhodamine B were studied with pulsed laser excitation. The whispering-gallery mode (WGM) emission spectra were observed. The WGM is very sensitive to the external circumstance under certain condition. The possible application of microdisk array as sensor also was investigated. We found the amplified spontaneous emission produced from microdisk array is very sensitive to the trace of material detected. The result showed that the microdisk as a kind of sensor has potential application in integrated optics.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 December 2001
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4435, Wave Optics and VLSI Photonic Devices for Information Processing, (26 December 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.451143
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Zhanjia Hou, Fudan Univ. (China)
Jianfeng Wu, Fudan Univ. (China)
Liying Liu, Fudan Univ. (China)
Lei Xu, Fudan Univ. (China)
Wencheng Wang, Fudan Univ. (China)
Fuming Li, Fudan Univ. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4435:
Wave Optics and VLSI Photonic Devices for Information Processing
Pierre Ambs; Fred Richard Beyette Jr.; Fred Richard Beyette Jr., Editor(s)

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