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Whispering Gallery Mode Devices

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Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS,volume 127)

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Whispering gallery mode (WGM) resonators and lately photonic crystal resonator based devices are attractive due to their potential applications in photonics and recently in biophotonics as is described in the previous chapter. Applications which have been realized include for example lasers, filters, optical switches and biosensors. This chapter introduces WGM devices, although some examples which have been given in this book have dimensions of whispering gallery mode resonators. This chapter serves as a brief introduction into the topic as a significant number of books and other publications exist on this subject.

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Rabus, D.G., Sada, C. (2020). Whispering Gallery Mode Devices. In: Integrated Ring Resonators. Springer Series in Optical Sciences, vol 127. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-60131-7_7

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