Method of evanescently coupling whispering gallery mode optical resonators using liquids [U.S. Patent US11650370B2]
The present invention relates to evanescently coupling whispering gallery mode optical resonators having a liquid coupling as well as methods of making and using same. The aforementioned evanescently coupling whispering gallery mode optical resonators having a liquid couplings provide increased tunability and sensing selectivity over current same. The aforementioned. Applicants’ method of making evanescent-wave coupled optical resonators can be achieved while having coupling gap dimensions that can be fabricated using standard photolithography. Thus economic, rapid, and mass production of coupled WGM resonators-based lasers, sensors, and signal processors for a broad range of applications can be realized.
Chandrahalim, Hengky and Bodily, Kyle T., "Method of evanescently coupling whispering gallery mode optical resonators using liquids [U.S. Patent US11650370B2]" (2023). Faculty Publications. 1144.
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U.S. Patent US11650370B2