We demonstrate the plasmonic quantum cascade laser antenna, that can confine mid-infrared radiation beyond the diffraction limit, by integrating gold optical antennas on the laser facet.
© 2007 OSA
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3070) Lasers and laser optics : Infrared and far-infrared lasers
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
N. Yu, E. Cubukcu, L. Diehl, K. Crozier, and F. Capasso, "Plasmonic Quantum Cascade Laser Antenna," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper JMA6.
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