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Resonant light coupling to microspheres using Gaussian beams of optical fibers
Author(s): Ali Serpenguzel; Temel Bilici; Senol Isci; Adnan Kurt
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Paper Abstract

Morphology dependent resonances of dielectric microspheres are used for polarization insensitive optical channel dropping from an optical fiber half coupler to a silicon photodetector in the M-band. The dropped channels are observed in the elastic scattering and the transmission spectra. The highest quality factor morphology dependent resonances have a repetitive channel separation of 0.14 nm and a linewidth of 0.06 nm. The filter drops approximately 10% (0.5 dB) of the power at the resonance wavelength. The power detected by the photodiode is estimated to be approximately 3.5% of the power in the fiber.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 June 2003
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4969, Laser Resonators and Beam Control VI, (25 June 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.478983
Show Author Affiliations
Ali Serpenguzel, Koc Univ. (Turkey)
Temel Bilici, Koc Univ. (Turkey)
Senol Isci, Koc Univ. (Turkey)
Adnan Kurt, Koc Univ. (Turkey)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4969:
Laser Resonators and Beam Control VI
Alexis V. Kudryashov; Alan H. Paxton, Editor(s)

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