Accession Number:

AD1021612

Title:

Mie Scattering Analysis of Spherical Bragg "Onion" Resonators

Descriptive Note:

Journal Article - Open Access

Corporate Author:

California Institute of Technology Pasadena United States

Report Date:

2004-02-23

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

Combining the Mie scattering theory and a transfer matrix method, we investigate in detail the scattering of light by spherical Bragg onion resonators. We classify the resonator modes into two classes, the core modes that are confined by Bragg reflection, and the cladding modes that are confined by total internal reflection. We demonstrate that these two types of modes lead to significantly different scattering behaviors.

Subject Categories:

  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE