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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 13 — Jun. 25, 2007
  • pp: 8191–8196

Localized and delocalized modes in coupled optical micropillar cavities

M. Karl, S. Li, T. Passow, W. Löffler, H. Kalt, and M. Hetterich  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 13, pp. 8191-8196 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.008191


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Abstract

Optical micropillar Bragg cavities of different diameters and coupled by a small bridge have been realized experimentally by means of a focused ion beam system. The resonator modes in these coupled microcavities are either localized in one pillar or delocalized over the whole photonic structure, a fact that could be exploited to control the coupling between two spatially separated quantum dots, i.e. placed in different pillars, via the enhanced electromagnetic field in such a coupled microcavity. A simplified two dimensional simulation has been used to predict the resonant wavelengths and design the optical modes in these coupled Bragg cavities.

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OCIS Codes
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication
(230.1480) Optical devices : Bragg reflectors
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: April 19, 2007
Revised Manuscript: June 11, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: June 11, 2007
Published: June 14, 2007

Citation
M. Karl, S. Li, T. Passow, W. Löffler, H. Kalt, and Mi. Hetterich, "Localized and delocalized modes in coupled optical micropillar cavities," Opt. Express 15, 8191-8196 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-13-8191


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