Using Photonic crystal nanocavities, we first dramatically enhance third harmonic generation from silicon. Then, by virtue of a strong Purcell factor, we significantly increase defect state photoluminescence and greatly suppress thermal quenching.
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L. O'Faolain, M. Galli, A. Shakoor, R. Lo Savio, S. Portalupi, K. Welna, D. Gerace, G. Guizzetti, L. C. Andreani, T. Krauss, A. Irrera, G. Franzo, and F. Priolo, "Enhanced Light Emission from Silicon using Photonic Crystal Nanocavities," in Advanced Photonics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper IMF3.
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