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Photonic crystals for confining, guiding, and emitting light

Scherer, Axel and Painter, Oskar and Vučković, Jelena and Lončar, Marko and Yoshie, Tomoyuki (2002) Photonic crystals for confining, guiding, and emitting light. IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, 1 (1). pp. 4-11. ISSN 1536-125X.

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We show that by using the photonic crystals, we can confine, guide, and emit light efficiently. By precise control over the geometry and three-dimensional design, it is possible to obtain high quality optical devices with extremely small dimensions. Here we describe examples of high-Q optical nanocavities, photonic crystal waveguides, and surface plasmon enhanced light-emitting diode (LEDs).

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Subject Keywords:finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) methods, light-emitting diodes (LEDs), microcavities, nanooptics, photonic bandgap (PBG) materials, photonic crystal waveguides, photonic crystals, quantum-well laser, semiconductor device fabrication, spontaneous emission, surface plasmons, wave-guides, optical microcavities, laser, fabrication, ingaasp, physics, design
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