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.
|Publication status||Published - May 2018|
|Event||CLEO: Science and Innovations 2018 - San Jose, United States|
Duration: 13 May 2018 → 18 May 2018
|Conference||CLEO: Science and Innovations 2018|
|Period||13/05/18 → 18/05/18|
Hamidfar, T., Tokmakov, K. V., Mangan, B. J., Windeler, R. S., Dmitriev, A. V., Vitullo, D. L. P., Bianucci, P., & Sumetsky, M. (2018). Droplet-induced optical resonator in a silica microcapillary. SW4A.5. Paper presented at CLEO: Science and Innovations 2018, San Jose, United States. https://doi.org/10.1364/CLEO_SI.2018.SW4A.5