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Photonic bandgap disk laser

Lee, R. K. and Painter, O. J. and Kitzke, B. and Scherer, A. and Yariv, A. (1999) Photonic bandgap disk laser. Electronics Letters, 35 (7). pp. 569-570. ISSN 0013-5194. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:LEEel99

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Abstract

A two-dimensional photonic crystal defined hexagonal disk laser which relies on Bragg reflection rather than the total internal reflection as in traditional microdisk lasers is described. The devices are fabricated using a selective etch to form free standing membranes suspended in air. Room temperature lasing at 1650nm for a 150nm thick, ~15μm wide cavity fabricated in InP/GaAsP is demonstrated with pulsed optical pumping.


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Additional Information:©1999 IEE. This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and the IEE. The authors thank Ortel Corporation for supplying the material grown for this Letter. This work was supported by the Army Research Office (ARO), the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARFA). R.K. Lee and O.J. Painter are both supported by the National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
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