Metal-cavity Nanolasers - Theory and Experiment
Conference: IPRM 2011 - 23th International Conference on Indium Phosphide and Related Materials
05/22/2011 - 05/26/2011 at Berlin, Germany
Proceedings: IPRM 2011
Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Chuang, Shun Lien; Lu, Chien-Yao; Chang, Shu-Wei (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1406 W. Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801, USA)
Germann, Tim D.; Pohl, Udo W.; Bimberg, Dieter (Technische Universität Berlin, Institut für Festkörperphysik, Hardenbergstrase 36, 10623 Berlin, Germany)
Theory and experiment of electrical injection metal-cavity surface-emitting nanoscale lasers with continuous-wave operation at room temperature are presented. We discuss the design, fabrication, and characteristics of our recently demonstrated metal-cavity surface-emitting microlasers, and compare our theoretical results with the experimental data with a very good agreement. We then discuss possible further size reduction of the nanolasers.