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Influence of micro-joints formed between spheres in coupled-resonator optical waveguide.
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PMID:  22109068     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Light propagation is simulated through coupled-resonator optical waveguides (CROWs) composed of seven transparent polystyrene microspheres, including micro-joints formed between the spheres. In nanojet-induced mode (NIM) light propagation, the micro-joints increased the optical coupling between microspheres drastically, and the light confinement by individual microspheres weakened as the micro-joint diameter increases. These results suggest that we can control NIM light propagation by changing the micro-joint diameter; this amounts to a nanojet throttle valve.
Tadashi Mitsui; Tsunenobu Onodera; Yutaka Wakayama; Takeru Hayashi; Naoki Ikeda; Yoshimasa Sugimoto; Tadashi Takamasu; Hidetoshi Oikawa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Optics express     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1094-4087     ISO Abbreviation:  Opt Express     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101137103     Medline TA:  Opt Express     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  22258-67     Citation Subset:  IM    
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