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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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
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


ConferenceIEEE/LEOS Symposium Benelux Chapter 2000


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