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Exciton-polariton lasers in Magnetic Fields
Author(s): C. Schneider; J. Fischer; M. Amthor; S. Brodbeck; I. G. Savenko; I. A. Shelykh; A. Chernenko; A. Rahimi-Iman; V. D. Kulakovskii; S. Reitzenstein; N. Y. Kim; M. Durnev; A. V. Kavokin; Y. Yamamoto; A. Forchel; M. Kamp; S. Höfling
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Paper Abstract

Polariton Lasers do not rely on stimulated emission of photons, a criterion that sets stringent conditions on the threshold current in a conventional laser. Therefore, they have the capability to outperform photon lasers in the weak coupling regime in terms of the threshold power consumption. We present the first successful realization of an electrically pumped polariton laser based on a GaAs/AlAs distributed Bragg reflector cavity. We have furthermore identified the system’s response to an applied magnetic field as a sensitive tool to distinguish a polariton laser from a standard VCSEL device in the weak light-matter coupling regime

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 January 2014
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 8993, Quantum Sensing and Nanophotonic Devices XI, 899308 (31 January 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2038484
Show Author Affiliations
C. Schneider, Julius-Maximilians-Univ. Würzburg (Germany)
J. Fischer, Julius-Maximilians-Univ. Würzburg (Germany)
M. Amthor, Julius-Maximilians-Univ. Würzburg (Germany)
S. Brodbeck, Julius-Maximilians-Univ. Würzburg (Germany)
I. G. Savenko, Univ. of Iceland (Iceland)
Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
I. A. Shelykh, Univ. of Iceland (Iceland)
Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
A. Chernenko, Institute of Solid State Physics (Russian Federation)
A. Rahimi-Iman, Julius-Maximilians-Univ. Würzburg (Germany)
V. D. Kulakovskii, Institute of Solid State Physics (Russian Federation)
S. Reitzenstein, Julius-Maximilians-Univ. Würzburg (Germany)
Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany)
N. Y. Kim, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
M. Durnev, St. Petersburg State Univ. (Russian Federation)
A. V. Kavokin, St. Petersburg State Univ. (Russian Federation)
Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Y. Yamamoto, Stanford Univ. (United States)
National Institute of Informatics (Japan)
A. Forchel, Julius-Maximilians-Univ. Würzburg (Germany)
M. Kamp, Julius-Maximilians-Univ. Würzburg (Germany)
S. Höfling, Julius-Maximilians-Univ. Würzburg (Germany)
Univ. of St. Andrews (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8993:
Quantum Sensing and Nanophotonic Devices XI
Manijeh Razeghi; Eric Tournié; Gail J. Brown, Editor(s)

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