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Pub. No.:    WO/2009/064635    International Application No.:    PCT/US2008/082325
Publication Date: 22.05.2009 International Filing Date: 04.11.2008
G02B 6/12 (2006.01)
Applicants: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY [US/US]; 3M Center, Post Office Box 33427, Saint Paul, MN 55133-3427 (US) (For All Designated States Except US).
SMITH, Terry, L. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
KOCH, Barry, J. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
YI, Yasha [CN/US]; (US) (For US Only)
Inventors: SMITH, Terry, L.; (US).
KOCH, Barry, J.; (US).
YI, Yasha; (US)
Agent: MOSHREFZADEH, Robert, S.; 3M Center Office of Intellectual Property Counsel Post Office Box 33427, Saint Paul, MN 55133-3427 (US)
Priority Data:
60/988,227 15.11.2007 US
Abstract: front page image
(EN)An optical microresonator system and a sensor are disclosed. The optical microresonator system includes an optical waveguide and an optical microresonator that is directly optically coupled to the optical waveguide. The optical microresonator further includes an optical microcavity that is core coupled to the optical microresonator but not to the optical waveguide.
(FR)La présente invention concerne un système à microrésonateur optique et un capteur. Le système à microrésonateur optique comprend un guide d'ondes optique et un microrésonateur optique qui est directement couplé optiquement au guide d'ondes optique. Le microrésonateur optique comprend en outre une microcavité optique qui est couplée au niveau du cœur au microrésonateur optique mais pas au guide d'ondes optique.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KM, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PG, PH, PL, PT, RO, RS, RU, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)