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Lasing in a 2D photonic bandgap structure
Author(s): Asma Jebali; Rainer F. Mahrt; Nikolaj Moll; Daniel Erni; Christian Bauer; Ernst B. Kley; Gian-Luca Bona; Werner Baechtold
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Paper Abstract

Organic two-dimensional photonic bandgap structures (2D PBG) have been fabricated by spin-coating a thin polymer film onto a nano-patterned SiO2 circular-grating surface-emitting distributed Bragg reflectors (CG-SE-DBR). When optically pumped and for certain grating parameters, these structures exhibit a peak inside the stop band that leads to lasing with a reduced threshold. An analytical model based on the transfer-matrix method has been developed to investigate the origin of this peak. The theoretical results are in excellent agreement with the experimental findings.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 September 2004
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 5450, Photonic Crystal Materials and Nanostructures, (15 September 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.545500
Show Author Affiliations
Asma Jebali, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (Switzerland)
IBM Zurich Research Lab. (Switzerland)
Rainer F. Mahrt, IBM Zurich Research Lab. (Switzerland)
Nikolaj Moll, IBM Zurich Research Lab. (Switzerland)
Daniel Erni, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (Switzerland)
Christian Bauer, Philipps-Univ. Marburg (Germany)
Ernst B. Kley, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany)
Gian-Luca Bona, IBM Zurich Research Lab. (Switzerland)
Werner Baechtold, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (Switzerland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5450:
Photonic Crystal Materials and Nanostructures
Richard M. De La Rue; Pierre Viktorovitch; Clivia M. Sotomayor Torres; Michele Midrio, Editor(s)

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