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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 15 — Jul. 28, 2003
  • pp: 1799–1808

Analysis of hybrid photonic crystal vertical cavity surface emitting lasers

Haroldo T. Hattori, Xavier Letartre, Christian Seassal, Pedro Rojo-Romeo, Jean L. Leclercq, and Pierre Viktorovitch  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 15, pp. 1799-1808 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.11.001799


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Abstract

Vertical resonators with a top mirror constituted of 1D photonic crystal membrane on top of a Bragg stack are investigated in this paper. These structures allow the fabrication of compact vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers, which can be designed, in addition, for in-plane emission. With this hybrid approach, fabrication problems related to both classical VCSEL and Photonic Crystal lasers may be significantly relaxed, given that a full Bragg stack is replaced by a single photonic crystal membrane and that the Photonic Crystal is not formed in the active gain layer.

© 2003 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(140.2020) Lasers and laser optics : Diode lasers

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: May 27, 2003
Revised Manuscript: July 23, 2003
Published: July 28, 2003

Citation
Haroldo Hattori, Xavier Letartre, Christian Seassal, Pedro Rojo-Romeo, Jean Leclercq, and Pierre Viktorovitch, "Analysis of hybrid photonic crystal vertical cavity surface emitting lasers," Opt. Express 11, 1799-1808 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-11-15-1799


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