A parametric study of micro-fluidic photonic crystal vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers is carried out which shows a larger fluid-induced wavelength shift with smaller lattice constant. An effective index model is developed which is consistent with measurements.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals
(140.7260) Lasers and laser optics : Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers
J. D. Sulkin, A. M. Kasten, D. F. Siriani, and K. D. Choquette, "Characterization and Analysis of Micro-Fluidic VCSELS," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper CMGG2.
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