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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 2010
  • pp: 5654–5660

One-dimensional parabolic-beam photonic crystal laser

Byeong-Hyeon Ahn, Ju-Hyung Kang, Myung-Ki Kim, Jung-Hwan Song, Bumki Min, Ki-Soo Kim, and Yong-Hee Lee  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 6, pp. 5654-5660 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.005654


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Abstract

We report one-dimensional (1-D) parabolic-beam photonic crystal (PhC) lasers in which the width of the PhC slab waveguide is parabolically tapered. A few high-Q resonant modes are confirmed in the vicinity of the tapered region where Gaussian-shaped photonic well is formed. These resonant modes originate from the dielectric PhC guided mode and overlap with the gain medium efficiently. It is also shown that the far-field radiation profile is closely associated with the symmetry of the structural perturbation.

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OCIS Codes
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits
(140.3945) Lasers and laser optics : Microcavities

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 8, 2010
Revised Manuscript: February 25, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: March 1, 2010
Published: March 4, 2010

Citation
Byeong-Hyeon Ahn, Ju-Hyung Kang, Myung-Ki Kim, Jung-Hwan Song, Bumki Min, Ki-Soo Kim, and Yong-Hee Lee, "One-dimensional parabolic-beam photonic crystal laser," Opt. Express 18, 5654-5660 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-6-5654


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