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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 12 — Jun. 13, 2005
  • pp: 4723–4730

Design of photonic band gap nanocavities for stimulated Raman amplification and lasing in monolithic silicon

Xiaodong Yang and Chee Wei Wong  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 12, pp. 4723-4730 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.004723


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Abstract

The concept and design of L5 photonic band gap nanocavities in two-dimensional photonic crystal slabs for enhancement of stimulated Raman amplification and lasing in monolithic silicon is suggested for the first time. Specific high quality factor and small modal volume nanocavities are designed which supports the required pump-Stokes modal spacing in silicon, with ultralow lasing thresholds.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3550) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Raman
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators

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History
Original Manuscript: May 9, 2005
Revised Manuscript: June 5, 2005
Published: June 13, 2005

Citation
Xiaodong Yang and Chee Wei Wong, "Design of photonic band gap nanocavities for stimulated Raman amplification and lasing in monolithic silicon," Opt. Express 13, 4723-4730 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-12-4723


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