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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 46, Iss. 15 — May. 20, 2007
  • pp: 2969–2974

Resonance spectrum of a three-dimensional photonic quantum ring laser with an equilateral triangle microcavity

Junho Yoon, Sung-Jae An, Kwanghae Kim, Ja Kang Ku, and O'Dae Kwon  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 46, Issue 15, pp. 2969-2974 (2007)

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We have fabricated three-dimensional (3D) photonic quantum ring lasers with an equilateral triangle microcavity. Their spectra were well explained by combining the off-normal resonance and hexagonally bounced in-plane whispering-gallery-mode condition. The angular distribution of the emission modes and their discrete wavelengths were shown to be in excellent agreement with a 3D Rayleigh Fabry–Perot model. We confirmed that the allowed modes in the equilateral triangle microcavity decrease by decreasing the length of equilateral triangle side, L, and the spectral mode spacing linearly increases with the mode index m and is inversely proportional to L 2 .

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OCIS Codes
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(300.6260) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, diode lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: August 22, 2006
Revised Manuscript: December 4, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: December 7, 2006
Published: May 1, 2007

Junho Yoon, Sung-Jae An, Kwanghae Kim, Ja Kang Ku, and O'Dae Kwon, "Resonance spectrum of a three-dimensional photonic quantum ring laser with an equilateral triangle microcavity," Appl. Opt. 46, 2969-2974 (2007)

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