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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 20 — Sep. 28, 2009
  • pp: 18178–18183

Photonic-crystal microcavity laser with site-controlled quantum-wire active medium

Kirill A. Atlasov, Milan Calic, Karl Fredrik Karlsson, Pascal Gallo, Alok Rudra, Benjamin Dwir, and Eli Kapon  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 20, pp. 18178-18183 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.018178


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Abstract

Site-controlled quantum-wire photonic-crystal microcavity laser is experimentally demonstrated using optical pumping. The single-mode lasing and threshold are established based on the transient laser response, linewidth narrowing, and the details of the non-linear power input-output charateristics. Average-power threshold as low as ~240 nW (absorbed power) and spontaneous emission coupling coefficient β~0.3 are derived.

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OCIS Codes
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(230.5590) Optical devices : Quantum-well, -wire and -dot devices
(140.3945) Lasers and laser optics : Microcavities
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 29, 2009
Revised Manuscript: September 10, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: September 17, 2009
Published: September 24, 2009

Citation
Kirill A. Atlasov, Milan Calic, Karl Fredrik Karlsson, Pascal Gallo, Alok Rudra, Benjamin Dwir, and Eli Kapon, "Photonic-crystal microcavity laser with site-controlled quantum-wire active medium," Opt. Express 17, 18178-18183 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-20-18178


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