We present results showing the formation and evolution of a photonic crystal cavity during writing by selective optical exposure in a photosensitive chalcogenide photonic crystal. Q-factors of up to 125,000 were obtained in these cavities.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(140.3945) Lasers and laser optics : Microcavities
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals
M. W. Lee, C. Grillet, S. Tomljenovic-Hanic, D. J. Moss, B. J. Eggleton, X. Gai, S. Madden, D. Choi, D. Bulla, and B. Luther-Davies, "The Evolution of Photoinduced Photonic Crystal Cavities during Writing," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2010, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper JThE45.
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