Optical microcavity was fabricated in an AlGaAs-based photonic crystal slab. The optical resonance was within the communication wavelengths and had a quality factor of 1900. Optical bistability due to thermo-optic origin was observed.
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H. Kawashima, N. Ikeda, Y. Sugimoto, T. Hasama, H. Ishikawa, and Y. Tanaka, "AlGaAs-based Photonic Crystal Microcavity and its Optical Bistability," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CWI4.
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