Two new nano-scale plasmonic-semiconductor laser resonator designs are simulated by multi-level multi-electron FDTD model, including a “square resonator” and a “waveguide coupled ring”. Both achieved stable lasing at 1550nm. Low temperature operation is also explored.
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3560) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ring
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics
X. Chen, B. Bhola, Y. Huang, and S. Ho, "FDTD Simulation of Semiconductor Plasmonic Nano-Lasers at 1550nm Based on Realistic Semiconductor Gain Model: Square Resonators and Waveguide Coupled Rings," in Frontiers in Optics 2010/Laser Science XXVI, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper FThL2.
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