3D FDTD is used to study the effect of surface roughening on the emission of a point source embedded in GaAs with a mirror behind the dipole. Enhancement factors of 10:1 are observed.
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(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.5770) Optics at surfaces : Roughness
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.3140) Optoelectronics : Integrated optoelectronic circuits
I. J. Buss, M. J. Cryan, D. Ho, I. Craddock, G. Nash, M. K. Haigh, C. Railton, and J. G. Rarity, "3D Modelling of Enhanced Surface Emission by Surface Roughening," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JWB80.
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