We demonstrate single-mode, surface-emitting terahertz-lasers at 110µm wavelength employing photonic-crystal resonators. Photonic-crystal is implemented by the sole patterning of the top-metal contact. In addition, we elucidate the role of the boundary-conditions of the photonic-crystal resonator.
© 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
(140.5965) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers, quantum cascade
Y. Chassagneuz, R. Colombelli, S. Barbieri, C. Sirtori, H. Beere, and D. Ritchie, "THz Photonic Crystal Lasers with Boundary-Conditions Control," 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 CMV4.
References are not available for this paper.