Transverse lightwave circuits in microstructured optical fibers: resonator arrays

Maksim Skorobogatiy, Kunimasa Saitoh, Masanori Koshiba
2006 Optics Express  
Novel type of microstructured optical fiber couplers is introduced where energy transfer is enabled by transverse resonator arrays built into a fiber crossection. Such a design allows unlimited spatial separation between interacting fiber cores which, in turn, eliminates inter-core crosstalk via proximity coupling, thus enabling scalable integration of many fiber cores. Moreover, in the limit of weak inter-resonator coupling, resonator arrays exhibit moderate polarization dependence. of general
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doi:10.1364/oe.14.001439 pmid:19503468 fatcat:6r27qab675aezknv6rcwcavc6y