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CLEO: Science and Innovations
San Jose, California United States
June 9-14, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-55752-972-5
Nanolasers & Photodetectors (CM3F)

Metal Cavities as the Efficiency Killer in Nanolasers and Spontaneous Light Sources

Dennis G. Deppe, Li Mingxin, and Xu Yang  »View Author Affiliations


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Here we show that nearly (all) recent studies of metal-coupled lasers or spontaneous light emitters leave out near-field interactions that seriously degrade the emission efficiency. This near field interaction limits the usefulness of metal cavity lasers and spontaneous light emitters.

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OCIS Codes
(140.2020) Lasers and laser optics : Diode lasers
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(140.3948) Lasers and laser optics : Microcavity devices

D. G. Deppe, L. Mingxin, and X. Yang, "Metal Cavities as the Efficiency Killer in Nanolasers and Spontaneous Light Sources," in CLEO: 2013, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper CM3F.3.

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