Droplet-induced optical resonator in a silica microcapillary

Tabassom Hamidfar, Kirill V. Tokmakov, Brian J. Mangan, Robert S. Windeler, Artemiy V. Dmitriev, Dashiell L. P. Vitullo, Pablo Bianucci, Michael Sumetsky

Research output: Unpublished contribution to conferenceUnpublished Conference Paperpeer-review


We show that light circulating in a silica microcapillary can be fully localized by evanescent coupling to a water droplet forming a high Q-factor microresonator. The discovered phenomenon suggests an advanced method for microfluidics sensing.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - May 2018
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations 2018 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 13 May 201818 May 2018


ConferenceCLEO: Science and Innovations 2018
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose


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