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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 13 — Jun. 23, 2008
  • pp: 9391–9397

Spectral properties of photonic crystal double heterostructure resonant cavities

Adam Mock, Ling Lu, and J. D. O’Brien  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 13, pp. 9391-9397 (2008)

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Spectral properties of photonic crystal double heterostructure resonant cavities are calculated numerically using the three-dimensional finite-difference time-domain method. Resonance frequencies and quality factors are reported for various bound states that form near stationary points in the photonic crystal dispersion diagram. The associated electric field spatial profiles are presented indicating potential for in-plane laser optimization. In addition, Fabry-Perot oscillations are observed in the spectra.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(140.3410) Lasers and laser optics : Laser resonators

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

Original Manuscript: April 1, 2008
Revised Manuscript: May 7, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: May 30, 2008
Published: June 11, 2008

Adam Mock, Ling Lu, and J. D. O'Brien, "Spectral properties of photonic crystal double heterostructure resonant cavities," Opt. Express 16, 9391-9397 (2008)

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