Analysis of Optical Reflector Based on Circular Coupled Microring Resonators

Zhensen Gao, Xu Wang

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In this paper, we analyzed the reflective properties of optical reflector based on circular coupled microring resonators using the transfer matrix method. The reflective spectrum changes greatly for different interresonator coupling due to constructive and destructive interference for different wavelength. Coupled resonator induced transparency occurred when all the resonators are weakly coupled with each other. When the ring-ring is symmetric coupling, single narrow reflection peak can be obtained while single/multiple-peaks box-like profiles would be produced for asymmetric coupling. Optimization of the ring-bus and ring-ring coupling coefficients to achieve different reflective spectrum has been done to provide a design guideline for this novel structure.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICTON: 2009 11th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks
Place of PublicationNEW YORK
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4244-4827-2
ISBN (Print)978-1-4244-4825-8
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Event11th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks - São Miguel, Azores, Portugal
Duration: 28 Jun 20092 Jul 2009


Conference11th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks
Abbreviated titleICTON 2009
CitySão Miguel, Azores

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