Ultrahigh-Q photonic crystal nanocavities and their applications

Takasumi Tanabe, Eiichi Kuramochi, Akihiko Shinya, Masaya Notomi

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

Light is fast and thus can carry large amounts of data in a very short time, which makes photonic technology a promising communication tool. In fact, photonic technologies, such as optical ber, that support a high transmittance speed1 are becoming more important in our lives. However, these technologies have had limited practical applications in data transmission, and signal processing has yet to nd a commercial use. Although all-optical signal processing has been widely studied for several decades,2 it has been difcult to employ in practical systems, often because the required operating energy was too large.3,4 This is due to the fundamental nature of light. In other words, light is fast but difcult to store or conne in a small space. This makes photonic approaches difcult to handle. In contrast, there is a growing demand for a practical all-optical signal processor because today the network system bandwidth is often limited by the speed of the electronics used at network nodes.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPractical Applications of Microresonators in Optics and Photonics
PublisherCRC Press
Pages1-52
Number of pages52
ISBN (Electronic)9781420065794
ISBN (Print)9781420065787
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

Fingerprint

Photonic crystals
Photonics
photonics
optical communication
signal processing
crystals
Optical signal processing
data transmission
Data communication systems
central processing units
transmittance
Signal processing
Electronic equipment
communication
bandwidth
Bandwidth
Communication
electronics
energy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Engineering(all)

Cite this

Tanabe, T., Kuramochi, E., Shinya, A., & Notomi, M. (2009). Ultrahigh-Q photonic crystal nanocavities and their applications. In Practical Applications of Microresonators in Optics and Photonics (pp. 1-52). CRC Press.

Ultrahigh-Q photonic crystal nanocavities and their applications. / Tanabe, Takasumi; Kuramochi, Eiichi; Shinya, Akihiko; Notomi, Masaya.

Practical Applications of Microresonators in Optics and Photonics. CRC Press, 2009. p. 1-52.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Tanabe, T, Kuramochi, E, Shinya, A & Notomi, M 2009, Ultrahigh-Q photonic crystal nanocavities and their applications. in Practical Applications of Microresonators in Optics and Photonics. CRC Press, pp. 1-52.
Tanabe T, Kuramochi E, Shinya A, Notomi M. Ultrahigh-Q photonic crystal nanocavities and their applications. In Practical Applications of Microresonators in Optics and Photonics. CRC Press. 2009. p. 1-52
Tanabe, Takasumi ; Kuramochi, Eiichi ; Shinya, Akihiko ; Notomi, Masaya. / Ultrahigh-Q photonic crystal nanocavities and their applications. Practical Applications of Microresonators in Optics and Photonics. CRC Press, 2009. pp. 1-52
@inbook{c08f7539e30b49aa81d7af2c5407e31f,
title = "Ultrahigh-Q photonic crystal nanocavities and their applications",
abstract = "Light is fast and thus can carry large amounts of data in a very short time, which makes photonic technology a promising communication tool. In fact, photonic technologies, such as optical ber, that support a high transmittance speed1 are becoming more important in our lives. However, these technologies have had limited practical applications in data transmission, and signal processing has yet to nd a commercial use. Although all-optical signal processing has been widely studied for several decades,2 it has been difcult to employ in practical systems, often because the required operating energy was too large.3,4 This is due to the fundamental nature of light. In other words, light is fast but difcult to store or conne in a small space. This makes photonic approaches difcult to handle. In contrast, there is a growing demand for a practical all-optical signal processor because today the network system bandwidth is often limited by the speed of the electronics used at network nodes.",
author = "Takasumi Tanabe and Eiichi Kuramochi and Akihiko Shinya and Masaya Notomi",
year = "2009",
month = "1",
day = "1",
language = "English",
isbn = "9781420065787",
pages = "1--52",
booktitle = "Practical Applications of Microresonators in Optics and Photonics",
publisher = "CRC Press",

}

TY - CHAP

T1 - Ultrahigh-Q photonic crystal nanocavities and their applications

AU - Tanabe, Takasumi

AU - Kuramochi, Eiichi

AU - Shinya, Akihiko

AU - Notomi, Masaya

PY - 2009/1/1

Y1 - 2009/1/1

N2 - Light is fast and thus can carry large amounts of data in a very short time, which makes photonic technology a promising communication tool. In fact, photonic technologies, such as optical ber, that support a high transmittance speed1 are becoming more important in our lives. However, these technologies have had limited practical applications in data transmission, and signal processing has yet to nd a commercial use. Although all-optical signal processing has been widely studied for several decades,2 it has been difcult to employ in practical systems, often because the required operating energy was too large.3,4 This is due to the fundamental nature of light. In other words, light is fast but difcult to store or conne in a small space. This makes photonic approaches difcult to handle. In contrast, there is a growing demand for a practical all-optical signal processor because today the network system bandwidth is often limited by the speed of the electronics used at network nodes.

AB - Light is fast and thus can carry large amounts of data in a very short time, which makes photonic technology a promising communication tool. In fact, photonic technologies, such as optical ber, that support a high transmittance speed1 are becoming more important in our lives. However, these technologies have had limited practical applications in data transmission, and signal processing has yet to nd a commercial use. Although all-optical signal processing has been widely studied for several decades,2 it has been difcult to employ in practical systems, often because the required operating energy was too large.3,4 This is due to the fundamental nature of light. In other words, light is fast but difcult to store or conne in a small space. This makes photonic approaches difcult to handle. In contrast, there is a growing demand for a practical all-optical signal processor because today the network system bandwidth is often limited by the speed of the electronics used at network nodes.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=85057656378&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=85057656378&partnerID=8YFLogxK

M3 - Chapter

AN - SCOPUS:85057656378

SN - 9781420065787

SP - 1

EP - 52

BT - Practical Applications of Microresonators in Optics and Photonics

PB - CRC Press

ER -