High-Finesse Integrated Optical Microcavities for Use in Spectroscopy

E. Krioukov, D.J.W. Klunder, A. Driessen, Jan Greve, Cornelis Otto

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Abstract

The potential of integrated optical microcavities for use in enhanced optical spectroscopy has been studied. These devices can sustain high morphological enhancement of optical field due to excitation of high-Q whispering gallery modes (WGM’s). Estimations performed show that a local field in a microcavity can be increased by 2-4 orders of magnitude. A gain of 103 ¸ 107 in detected Raman or fluorescent signal of a molecule put on top of the microcavity can be expected. We have fabricated high-Finesse integrated optics cylindrical microcavities that indeed provide fairly high enhancement of the optical field. The results obtained demonstrate feasibility of the microcavity-based device for optical spectroscopy.
Original languageUndefined
Title of host publicationProceedings 2000 IEEE/LEOS Symposium Benelux Chapter
EditorsX.J.M. Leijtens, J.H. Besten
Place of PublicationDelft, the Netherlands
PublisherDelft University of Technology
Pages111-114
ISBN (Print)9789090142609
Publication statusPublished - 2000
EventIEEE/LEOS Symposium Benelux Chapter 2000 - University of Delft, Delft, Netherlands
Duration: 30 Oct 200030 Oct 2000

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PublisherUniversity of Delft

Conference

ConferenceIEEE/LEOS Symposium Benelux Chapter 2000
CountryNetherlands
CityDelft
Period30/10/0030/10/00

Keywords

  • IR-58174

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