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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 6 — Mar. 14, 2011
  • pp: 5398–5409

Observation of strong coupling through transmission modification of a cavity-coupled photonic crystal waveguide

R. Bose, D. Sridharan, G. S. Solomon, and E. Waks  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 6, pp. 5398-5409 (2011)

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We investigate strong coupling between a single quantum dot (QD) and photonic crystal cavity through transmission modification of an evanescently coupled waveguide. Strong coupling is observed through modification of both the cavity scattering spectrum and waveguide transmission. We achieve an overall Q of 5800 and an exciton-photon coupling strength of 21 GHz for this integrated cavity-waveguide structure. The transmission contrast for the bare cavity mode is measured to be 24%. These results represent important progress towards integrated cavity quantum electrodynamics using a planar photonic architecture.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(270.5580) Quantum optics : Quantum electrodynamics

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

Original Manuscript: January 27, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: February 27, 2011
Published: March 8, 2011

R. Bose, D. Sridharan, G. S. Solomon, and E. Waks, "Observation of strong coupling through transmission modification of a cavity-coupled photonic crystal waveguide," Opt. Express 19, 5398-5409 (2011)

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