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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 7 — Apr. 3, 2006
  • pp: 2573–2582

High reflectivity air-bridge subwavelength grating reflector and Fabry-Perot cavity in AlGaAs/GaAs

Eric Bisaillon, Dawn Tan, Behnam Faraji, Andrew G. Kirk, Lukas Chrowstowski, and David V. Plant  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 7, pp. 2573-2582 (2006)

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We present a novel air-bridge subwavelength grating reflector with very high reflectivity be used as a top mirror in a VCSEL structure. We explain the design method, model the structure using both RCWA and FDTD, and predict the characteristics of a Fabry-Perot structure built with this reflector. We describe the fabrication of the suspended grating.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: January 31, 2006
Revised Manuscript: March 24, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: March 25, 2006
Published: April 3, 2006

Eric Bisaillon, Dawn Tan, Behnam Faraji, Andrew Kirk, Lukas Chrowstowski, and David V. Plant, "High reflectivity air-bridge subwavelength grating reflector and Fabry-Perot cavity in AlGaAs/GaAs," Opt. Express 14, 2573-2582 (2006)

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