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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 16 — Aug. 1, 2011
  • pp: 15255–15264

Dual-wavelength micro-resonator combining photonic crystal membrane and Fabry-Perot cavity

Koku Kusiaku, Ounsi El Daif, Jean-Louis Leclercq, Pedro Rojo-Romeo, Christian Seassal, Pierre Viktorovitch, Taha Benyattou, and Xavier Letartre  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 16, pp. 15255-15264 (2011)

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We propose a novel system of dual-wavelength micro-cavity based on the coupling between a photonic crystal membrane (PCM); operating at the Γ- point of the Brillouin zone, with a Fabry-Perot vertical cavity (FP). The optical coupling, which can be adjusted by the overlap between both optical modes, leads to the generation of two hybrid modes separated by a frequency difference which can be tuned using micro-opto-electromechanical structures. The proposed dual-wavelength micro-cavity is attractive for application where dual-mode behaviour is desirable as dual-lasing, frequency conversion. An analytical model, numerical (FDTD) and transfer matrix method investigations are presented.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3945) Lasers and laser optics : Microcavities
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals
(230.7405) Optical devices : Wavelength conversion devices

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

Original Manuscript: June 3, 2011
Revised Manuscript: July 9, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: July 9, 2011
Published: July 25, 2011

Koku Kusiaku, Ounsi El Daif, Jean-Louis Leclercq, Pedro Rojo-Romeo, Christian Seassal, Pierre Viktorovitch, Taha Benyattou, and Xavier Letartre, "Dual-wavelength micro-resonator combining photonic crystal membrane and Fabry-Perot cavity," Opt. Express 19, 15255-15264 (2011)

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