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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 8 — Apr. 17, 2006
  • pp: 3556–3562

Diamond based photonic crystal microcavities

S. Tomljenovic-Hanic, M. J. Steel, C. Martijn de Sterke, and J. Salzman  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 8, pp. 3556-3562 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.003556


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Abstract

Diamond based technologies offer a material platform for the implementation of qubits for quantum computing. The photonic crystal architecture provides the route for a scalable and controllable implementation of high quality factor (Q) nanocavities, operating in the strong coupling regime for cavity quantum electrodynamics. Here we compute the photonic band structures and quality factors of microcavities in photonic crystal slabs in diamond, and compare the results with those of the more commonly-used silicon platform. We find that, in spite of the lower index contrast, diamond based photonic crystal microcavities can exhibit quality factors of Q=3.0×104, sufficient for proof of principle demonstrations in the quantum regime.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

History
Original Manuscript: February 21, 2006
Revised Manuscript: March 17, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: April 12, 2006
Published: April 17, 2006

Citation
S. Tomljenovic-Hanic, M. J. Steel, C. Martijn de Sterke, and J. Salzman, "Diamond based photonic crystal microcavities," Opt. Express 14, 3556-3562 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-8-3556


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