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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 27, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 2010
  • pp: 215–221

The optical properties of hybrid organic–inorganic L 3 nanocavities

Mohamed M. Murshidy, Ali M. Adawi, Paul W. Fry, David M. Whittaker, and David G. Lidzey  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 27, Issue 2, pp. 215-221 (2010)

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We report the fabrication of L 3 nanocavities defined into a free-standing silicon nitride (SiN) membrane coated with a thin ( 10 nm ) film of fluorescent red-emitting conjugated polymer. We find that structures both with and without the conjugated polymer are characterized by a number of different confined optical modes with quality factors ranging between 450 and 1200. We characterize the polarization of the modes and discuss the enhancement of emission intensity from both the SiN and the polymer using spectral imaging.

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OCIS Codes
(300.6550) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, visible
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

Original Manuscript: October 14, 2009
Revised Manuscript: December 1, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: December 1, 2009
Published: January 11, 2010

Mohamed M. Murshidy, Ali M. Adawi, Paul W. Fry, David M. Whittaker, and David G. Lidzey, "The optical properties of hybrid organic-inorganic L3 nanocavities," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 27, 215-221 (2010)

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