We present the realization of 2-D photonic crystal cavities with a dual L3-defect geometry. The experimental results show consistent and predictable splitting of the fundamental modes and reveal clear evidence for strong cavity-cavity coupling.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals
S. Lam, A. R. Chalcraft, D. Szymanski, R. Oulton, B. D. Jones, D. Sanvitto, D. M. Whittaker, M. Fox, M. S. Skolnick, D. O'Brien, T. F. Krauss, H. Liu, P. W. Fry, and M. Hopkinson, "Coupled Resonant Modes of Dual L3-Defect Planar Photonic Crystal Cavities," 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, 2008), paper QFG6.