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Electromagnetically-induced transparency-like transmission characteristics of a waveguide coupled to a microsphere resonator

  • C Y ZhaoEmail author
  • C M Zhang


The limitation of traditional microring mode resonance, the microsphere confocal cavity is the best candidate for a low loss and controllable linewidth. Based on the transform matrix method, we investigate the waveguide coupled to a microsphere whispering-gallery mode (WGM) system. We find that the confocal cavity mode is completely different from the traditional ring cavity mode. The confocal cavity mode is excited in asymmetrical dual microsphere systems, and the spectrum of asymmetrical dual microsphere systems appear as an electromagnetically-induced transparency (EIT)-like profile, whereas the spectrum of symmetrical dual microsphere systems appears as Lorentz profile. The traditional ring cavity mode is excited in the symmetrical single microsphere system.


Microsphere resonators confocal mode asymmetrical 


42.79.–e 42.79.Gn 



This project was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 11504074) and the State Key Laboratory of Quantum Optics and Quantum Optics Devices, Shan Xi University, Shan Xi, China (Grant No. KF201801).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of ScienceHangzhou Dianzi UniversityZhejiangChina
  2. 2.State Key Laboratory of Quantum Optics and Quantum Optics Devices, Institute of Opto-ElectronicsShanxi UniversityTaiyuanChina
  3. 3.Nokia Solutions and NetworksHangzhouChina

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