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The electromagnetic properties of light emission into semiconductor waveguides
Author(s): G. Lecamp; P. Lalanne; J. P. Hugonin
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Paper Abstract

We present a wide, theoretical study of the emission of a point source (a quantum dot) in various waveguides: fully dielectric, perfect-conductor-coated, gold-coated and based on photonic crystal. This study aims at determining the most suitable structures to suppress the emission into the radiative modes or equivalently to channel most of the emission into a single guided mode. We conclude that the structures, which exhibit the highest β-factor, are promising devices for photonic applications.

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Date Published: 20 April 2006
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 6195, Nanophotonics, 61950E (20 April 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.664089
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G. Lecamp, Lab. Charles Fabry de l'Institut d'Optique, CNRS (France)
P. Lalanne, Lab. Charles Fabry de l'Institut d'Optique, CNRS (France)
J. P. Hugonin, Lab. Charles Fabry de l'Institut d'Optique, CNRS (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6195:
Nanophotonics
David L. Andrews; Jean-Michel Nunzi; Andreas Ostendorf, Editor(s)

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