Design and fabrication of high quality-factor 1-d photonic crystal/photonic wire extended microcavities

Md Zain, A.R., Johnson, N.P., Sorel, M. and De La Rue, R.M. (2010) Design and fabrication of high quality-factor 1-d photonic crystal/photonic wire extended microcavities. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 22(9), pp. 610-612. (doi:10.1109/LPT.2010.2040978)

Md Zain, A.R., Johnson, N.P., Sorel, M. and De La Rue, R.M. (2010) Design and fabrication of high quality-factor 1-d photonic crystal/photonic wire extended microcavities. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 22(9), pp. 610-612. (doi:10.1109/LPT.2010.2040978)

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Abstract

We have successfully demonstrated experimentally the fabrication and measurement of high quality-factor one-dimensional photonic crystal/photonic wire extended cavities based on silicon-on-insulator. The cavities that we have investigated ranged from 3 to 8 m in length. A quality-factor of nearly 74 000 was measured at a cavity length of 5 m through the use of tapering both within and outside the cavity, showing good agreement with the finite-difference time-domain simulation approach used

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Keywords:Crystal microcavities, design fabrication, integrated optics, photonic crystals (phcs), photonic wires (phws), physics, silicon-on-insulator (soi), simulation, wave-guides
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Johnson, Dr Nigel and Sorel, Professor Marc and De La Rue, Professor Richard and md zain, mr ahmad rifqi
Authors: Md Zain, A.R., Johnson, N.P., Sorel, M., and De La Rue, R.M.
Subjects:T Technology > T Technology (General)
Q Science > QC Physics
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering
Journal Name:IEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Journal Abbr.:IEEE photonics technol. lett.
Publisher:IEEE
ISSN:1041-1135
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2010 IEEE
First Published:First published in IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 2010 22(9):610-612
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