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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 2010
  • pp: 3384–3386

Purcell factor and superradiance in Si-patterned waveguides

A. Pitanti, P. Bettotti, D. Sarchi, and L. Pavesi  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 20, pp. 3384-3386 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.003384


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Abstract

Numerical modeling of slotted photonic crystal Si waveguides is reported. Employing multiple slots in a single waveguide, we obtained large Purcell enhancements for a large ensemble of emitters coupled with the same optical mode. This allows observation of peculiar physical phenomena, such as anisotropic bandgap super radiance.

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OCIS Codes
(270.6630) Quantum optics : Superradiance, superfluorescence
(130.5296) Integrated optics : Photonic crystal waveguides

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 19, 2010
Revised Manuscript: August 11, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: August 11, 2010
Published: October 8, 2010

Citation
A. Pitanti, P. Bettotti, D. Sarchi, and L. Pavesi, "Purcell factor and superradiance in Si-patterned waveguides," Opt. Lett. 35, 3384-3386 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-35-20-3384


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