We demonstrated lasing in trivalent network structures with short-range order. Without translational or rotational symmetries, such structures have large isotropic photonic bandgap. Unlike photonic crystals, bandedge modes are strongly localized.
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H. Noh, J. Yang, S. F. Liew, M. J. Rooks, G. S. Solomon, and H. Cao, "Photonic Network Laser," in Frontiers in Optics 2011/Laser Science XXVII, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper FWF2.
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