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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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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