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Lasers Incorporating 2D Photonic Bandgap Mirrors

Research Area: Nanophotonics Year: 1996
Type of Publication: Article
Authors: O'Brien, J. D.; Painter, Oskar; Lee, R. K.; Cheng, Chuan-Cheng; Yariv, A.; Scherer, Axel
Journal: Electronics Letters Volume: 32
Number: 24 Pages: 2243-2244
Month: November
Semiconductor lasers incorporating a 2D photonic lattice as a one end mirror in a Fabry-Perot cavity are demonstrated. The photonic lattice is a 2D hexagonal close-packed array with a lattice constant of 220 nm. Pulsed threshold currents of 110 mA were observed from a 180 μm laser.
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