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Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
San Jose, California United States
May 4-9, 2008
ISBN: 978-1-55752-859-9
Photonic Crystal High-Q Cavities (CThCC)

Photonic Crystal Laser Cavities Optimized by the Geometric Projection Method

Christopher M. Long, Walter R. Frei, Antonios V. Giannopoulos, Harley T. Johnson, and Kent D. Choquette

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We report the quality factor and spectral characteristics of a photonic crystal cavity laser optimized by the geometry projection method. Fabricated devices show 30% improvement in quality factor, consistent with a predicted two-fold increase.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3945) Lasers and laser optics : Microcavities
(050.5298) Diffraction and gratings : Photonic crystals

C. M. Long, W. R. Frei, A. V. Giannopoulos, H. T. Johnson, and K. D. Choquette, "Photonic Crystal Laser Cavities Optimized by the Geometric Projection Method," 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 CThCC5.

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