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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 17 — Aug. 17, 2009
  • pp: 15043–15051

Two-dimensional surface emitting photonic crystal laser with hybrid triangular-graphite structure

Luis Javier Martínez, Benito Alén, Ivan Prieto, J.F. Galisteo-López, Matteo Galli, Lucio Claudio Andreani, Christian Seassal, Pierre Viktorovitch, and Pablo Aitor Postigo  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 17, pp. 15043-15051 (2009)

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We present laser emission of a compact surface-emitting micro laser, optical pumped and operating at 1.5 µm at room temperature. A two-dimensional photonic crystal lattice conformed in a hybrid triangular-graphite configuration is designed for vertical emission. The structures have been fabricated in an InP slab, including four InAsP quantum wells as active layer, on the top of a Si substrate SiO2 wafer bonded. Laser emission with thresholds around 70 µW and quality factors (Qs) up to 12000 have been measured. The Bloch mode selected for the emission keeps a high Q (≥2×105) around the Γ point for a wide range of in-plane values k≤0.1(2π/a) which is related to peculiar properties of the hybrid lattice.

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OCIS Codes
(130.0250) Integrated optics : Optoelectronics
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits
(160.5298) Materials : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

Original Manuscript: June 10, 2009
Revised Manuscript: July 18, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: July 20, 2009
Published: August 10, 2009

Luis Javier Martínez, Benito Alén, Ivan Prieto, J. F. Galisteo-López, Matteo Galli, Lucio Claudio Andreani, Christian Seassal, Pierre Viktorovitch, and Pablo Aitor Postigo, "Two-dimensional surface emitting photonic crystal laser with hybrid triangular-graphite structure," Opt. Express 17, 15043-15051 (2009)

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