The enhancement of cavity Q factor of a gain-assisted surface plasmon microcavity is experimentally demonstrated. This is believed to be the first experimental demonstration of gain-assisted cavity Q enhancement in a surface plasmon microcavity.
© 2009 The Optical Society
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(140.3948) Lasers and laser optics : Microcavity devices
M. W. Kim, J. Moore, Y. H. Chen, Y. K. Wu, P. Bhattacharya, L. J. Guo, and P. Ku, "Gain-Assisted Surface Plasmon Microcavity," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper JThA2.
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