OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Vol. 36, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 2011
  • pp: 3506–3508

Selective polarization mode excitation in InGaAs/GaAs microtubes

Zhaobing Tian, Venkat Veerasubramanian, Pablo Bianucci, Zetian Mi, Andrew G. Kirk, and David V. Plant  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 17, pp. 3506-3508 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.003506


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (445 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We report on selective polarization mode excitation in InGaAs/GaAs rolled-up microtubes. The microtubes are fabricated by selectively releasing a coherently strained InGaAs/GaAs quantum dot layer from its host GaAs substrate. An optical fiber abrupt taper is used to pick up the microtube, while an adiabatically tapered optical fiber is used to couple light into the resonant optical modes of the microtube. By varying the polarization of the light in the adiabatically tapered fiber both transverse electric and transverse magnetic modes are observed in the microtube. We also show that the microtube can be used as a red ( 0.6 μm ) to infrared light ( 1.5 μm ) optical-optical modulator taking advantage of the thermal-optical effect.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.5990) Integrated optics : Semiconductors
(140.4780) Lasers and laser optics : Optical resonators
(130.3990) Integrated optics : Micro-optical devices

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 31, 2011
Revised Manuscript: August 4, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: August 4, 2011
Published: September 1, 2011

Citation
Zhaobing Tian, Venkat Veerasubramanian, Pablo Bianucci, Zetian Mi, Andrew G. Kirk, and David V. Plant, "Selective polarization mode excitation in InGaAs/GaAs microtubes," Opt. Lett. 36, 3506-3508 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-17-3506


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. T. Kipp, H. Welsch, Ch. Strelow, Ch. Heyn, and D. Heitmann, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 077403 (2006). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  2. S. Vicknesh, F. Li, and Z. Mi, Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 081101(2009). [CrossRef]
  3. F. Li, Z. Mi, and S. Vicknesh, Opt. Lett. 34, 2915 (2009). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  4. A. Milekhin, S. Mutilin, J. Yukecheva, M. Putyato, A. Vorob’ev, V. Prinz, V. Kolchuzhin, J. Mehner, and D. R. T. Zahn, Phys. Status Solidi C 6, 2060 (2009). [CrossRef]
  5. F. Li and Z. Mi, Opt. Express 17, 19933 (2009). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  6. Ch. Deneke, A. Malachias, S. Kiravittaya, M. Benyoucef, T. H. Metzger, and O. G. Schmidt, Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 143101 (2010). [CrossRef]
  7. Z. Tian, F. Li, Z. Mi, and D. V. Plant, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 22, 311 (2010). [CrossRef]
  8. Z. Tian, V. Veerasubramanian, P. Bianucci, S. Mukherjee, Z. Mi, A. G. Kirk, and D. V. Plant, Opt. Express 19, 12164(2011). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  9. A. Kok, E. J. Geluk, F. Karouta, J. Tol, R. Baets, and M. K. Smit, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 20, 1369(2008). [CrossRef]
  10. Z. Mi, P. Bianucci, F. Li, Z. Tian, V. Veerasubramanian, A. G. Kirk, D. V. Plant, and P. J. Poole, Proc. SPIE 7943, 79431C (2011). [CrossRef]
  11. C. Deneke, C. Muller, N. Y. Jin-Phillipp, and O. G. Schmidt, Semicond. Sci. Technol. 17, 1278 (2002). [CrossRef]
  12. Ch. Strelow, H. Rehberg, C. M. Schultz, H. Welsch, Ch. Heyn, D. Heitmann, and T. Kipp, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 127403 (2008). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  13. M. Hosoda and T. Shigaki, Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 181107(2007). [CrossRef]
  14. S. Adachi, Properties of Group-IV, III-V and II-VI Semiconductors(John Wiley & Sons, 2005). [CrossRef]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited