Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate a hybrid structure microlaser on chip with a single CdSe nanowire attached to a high-Q silica microdisk cavity at room temperature. When pumped by a 532 nm pulse laser, both single-longitudinal mode and multi-longitudinal mode lasers with linewidth of 0.18 nm are obtained from the hybrid structure with a 58-µm-diameter microdisk and a 250-nm diameter nanowire. The measured lasing threshold of the microlaser is as low as 100 μJ/cm2.

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B. Piccione, C.-H. Cho, L. K. van Vugt, and R. Agarwal, “All-optical active switching in individual semiconductor nanowires,” Nat. Nanotechnol.7(10), 640–645 (2012).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2011

Y. Xiao, C. Meng, P. Wang, Y. Ye, H. Yu, S. Wang, F. Gu, L. Dai, and L. Tong, “Single-nanowire single-mode laser,” Nano Lett.11(3), 1122–1126 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. Heo, W. Guo, and P. Bhattacharya, “Monolithic single GaN nanowire laser with photonic crystal microcavity on silicon,” Appl. Phys. Lett.98(2), 021110 (2011).
[CrossRef]

A. Das, J. Heo, M. Jankowski, W. Guo, L. Zhang, H. Deng, and P. Bhattacharya, “Room temperature ultralow threshold GaN nanowire polariton laser,” Phys. Rev. Lett.107(6), 066405 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

O. Benson, “Assembly of hybrid photonic architectures from nanophotonic constituents,” Nature480(7376), 193–199 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2010

J. Claudon, J. Bleuse, N. S. Malik, M. Bazin, P. Jaffrennou, N. Gregersen, C. Sauvan, P. Lalanne, and J.-M. Gerard, “A highly efficient single-photon source based on a quantum dot in a photonic nanowire,” Nat. Photonics4(3), 174–177 (2010).
[CrossRef]

C. Z. Ning, “Semiconductor nanolasers,” Phys. Status Solidi B247(4), 774–788 (2010).

M. A. Zimmler, F. Capasso, S. Muller, and C. Ronning, “Optically pumped nanowire lasers: invited review,” Semicond. Sci. Technol.25(2), 024001 (2010).
[CrossRef]

2009

R. Yan, D. Gargas, and P. Yang, “Nanowire photonics,” Nat. Photonics3(10), 569–576 (2009).
[CrossRef]

R. F. Oulton, V. J. Sorger, T. Zentgraf, R.-M. Ma, C. Gladden, L. Dai, G. Bartal, and X. Zhang, “Plasmon lasers at deep subwavelength scale,” Nature461(7264), 629–632 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Q. Yang, X. Jiang, X. Guo, Y. Chen, and L. Tong, “Hybrid structure laser based on semiconductor nanowires and a silica microfiber knot cavity,” Appl. Phys. Lett.94(10), 101108 (2009).
[CrossRef]

2008

2007

H.-G. Park, F. Qian, C. J. Barrelet, and Y. Li, “Microstadium single-nanowire laser,” Appl. Phys. Lett.91(25), 251115 (2007).
[CrossRef]

2006

A. H. Chin, S. Vaddiraju, A. V. Maslov, C. Z. Ning, M. K. Sunkara, and M. Meyyappan, “Near-infrared semiconductor subwavelength-wire lasers,” Appl. Phys. Lett.88(16), 163115 (2006).
[CrossRef]

J. Bao, M. A. Zimmler, F. Capasso, X. Wang, and Z. F. Ren, “Broadband ZnO single-nanowire light-emitting diode,” Nano Lett.6(8), 1719–1722 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

P. J. Pauzauskie and P. Yang, “Nanowire photonics,” Mater. Today9(10), 36–45 (2006).
[CrossRef]

C. J. Barrelet, J. Bao, M. Loncar, H.-G. Park, F. Capasso, and C. M. Lieber, “Hybrid single-nanowire photonic crystal and microresonator structures,” Nano Lett.6(1), 11–15 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

T. J. Kippenberg, J. Kalkman, A. Polman, and K. J. Vahala, “Demonstration of an erbium-doped microdisk laser on a silicon chip,” Phys. Rev. A74(5), 051802 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Y. Jun and L. J. Guo, “Optical sensors based on active microcavities,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron.12(1), 143–147 (2006).
[CrossRef]

2005

M. T. Borgström, V. Zwiller, E. Müller, and A. Imamoglu, “Optically bright quantum dots in single Nanowires,” Nano Lett.5(7), 1439–1443 (2005).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2004

M. Law, D. J. Sirbuly, J. C. Johnson, J. Goldberger, R. J. Saykally, and P. Yang, “Nanoribbon waveguides for subwavelength photonics integration,” Science305(5688), 1269–1273 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2003

X. Duan, Y. Huang, R. Agarwal, and C. M. Lieber, “Single-nanowire electrically driven lasers,” Nature421(6920), 241–245 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. V. Maslov and C. Z. Ning, “Reflection of guided modes in a semiconductor nanowire laser,” Appl. Phys. Lett.83(6), 1237–1239 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Y. Xia, P. Yang, Y. Sun, Y. Wu, B. Mayers, B. Gates, Y. Yin, F. Kim, and H. Yan, “One-dimensional nanostructures: synthesis, characterization, and applications,” Adv. Mater. (Deerfield Beach Fla.)15(5), 353–389 (2003).
[CrossRef]

T. J. Kippenberg, S. M. Spillane, D. K. Armani, and K. J. Vahala, “Fabrication and coupling to planar high-Q silica disk microcavities,” Appl. Phys. Lett.83(4), 797–799 (2003).
[CrossRef]

S. M. Spillane, T. J. Kippenberg, O. J. Painter, and K. J. Vahala, “Ideality in a fiber-taper-coupled microresonator system for application to cavity quantum electrodynamics,” Phys. Rev. Lett.91(4), 043902 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2002

J. C. Johnson, H.-J. Choi, K. P. Knutsen, R. D. Schaller, P. Yang, and R. J. Saykally, “Single gallium nitride nanowire lasers,” Nat. Mater.1(2), 106–110 (2002).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2001

M. H. Huang, S. Mao, H. Feick, H. Yan, Y. Wu, H. Kind, E. Weber, R. Russo, and P. Yang, “Room-temperature ultraviolet nanowire nanolasers,” Science292(5523), 1897–1899 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2000

M. Cai, O. Painter, and K. J. Vahala, “Observation of critical coupling in a fiber taper to a silica-microsphere whispering-gallery mode system,” Phys. Rev. Lett.85(1), 74–77 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Agarwal, R.

B. Piccione, C.-H. Cho, L. K. van Vugt, and R. Agarwal, “All-optical active switching in individual semiconductor nanowires,” Nat. Nanotechnol.7(10), 640–645 (2012).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

X. Duan, Y. Huang, R. Agarwal, and C. M. Lieber, “Single-nanowire electrically driven lasers,” Nature421(6920), 241–245 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Armani, D. K.

T. J. Kippenberg, S. M. Spillane, D. K. Armani, and K. J. Vahala, “Fabrication and coupling to planar high-Q silica disk microcavities,” Appl. Phys. Lett.83(4), 797–799 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Bao, J.

C. J. Barrelet, J. Bao, M. Loncar, H.-G. Park, F. Capasso, and C. M. Lieber, “Hybrid single-nanowire photonic crystal and microresonator structures,” Nano Lett.6(1), 11–15 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. Bao, M. A. Zimmler, F. Capasso, X. Wang, and Z. F. Ren, “Broadband ZnO single-nanowire light-emitting diode,” Nano Lett.6(8), 1719–1722 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Barrelet, C. J.

H.-G. Park, F. Qian, C. J. Barrelet, and Y. Li, “Microstadium single-nanowire laser,” Appl. Phys. Lett.91(25), 251115 (2007).
[CrossRef]

C. J. Barrelet, J. Bao, M. Loncar, H.-G. Park, F. Capasso, and C. M. Lieber, “Hybrid single-nanowire photonic crystal and microresonator structures,” Nano Lett.6(1), 11–15 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Bartal, G.

R. F. Oulton, V. J. Sorger, T. Zentgraf, R.-M. Ma, C. Gladden, L. Dai, G. Bartal, and X. Zhang, “Plasmon lasers at deep subwavelength scale,” Nature461(7264), 629–632 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Bazin, M.

J. Claudon, J. Bleuse, N. S. Malik, M. Bazin, P. Jaffrennou, N. Gregersen, C. Sauvan, P. Lalanne, and J.-M. Gerard, “A highly efficient single-photon source based on a quantum dot in a photonic nanowire,” Nat. Photonics4(3), 174–177 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Benson, O.

O. Benson, “Assembly of hybrid photonic architectures from nanophotonic constituents,” Nature480(7376), 193–199 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Bhattacharya, P.

J. Heo, W. Guo, and P. Bhattacharya, “Monolithic single GaN nanowire laser with photonic crystal microcavity on silicon,” Appl. Phys. Lett.98(2), 021110 (2011).
[CrossRef]

A. Das, J. Heo, M. Jankowski, W. Guo, L. Zhang, H. Deng, and P. Bhattacharya, “Room temperature ultralow threshold GaN nanowire polariton laser,” Phys. Rev. Lett.107(6), 066405 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Bleuse, J.

J. Claudon, J. Bleuse, N. S. Malik, M. Bazin, P. Jaffrennou, N. Gregersen, C. Sauvan, P. Lalanne, and J.-M. Gerard, “A highly efficient single-photon source based on a quantum dot in a photonic nanowire,” Nat. Photonics4(3), 174–177 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Borgström, M. T.

M. T. Borgström, V. Zwiller, E. Müller, and A. Imamoglu, “Optically bright quantum dots in single Nanowires,” Nano Lett.5(7), 1439–1443 (2005).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Cai, M.

M. Cai, O. Painter, and K. J. Vahala, “Observation of critical coupling in a fiber taper to a silica-microsphere whispering-gallery mode system,” Phys. Rev. Lett.85(1), 74–77 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Capasso, F.

M. A. Zimmler, F. Capasso, S. Muller, and C. Ronning, “Optically pumped nanowire lasers: invited review,” Semicond. Sci. Technol.25(2), 024001 (2010).
[CrossRef]

J. Bao, M. A. Zimmler, F. Capasso, X. Wang, and Z. F. Ren, “Broadband ZnO single-nanowire light-emitting diode,” Nano Lett.6(8), 1719–1722 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

C. J. Barrelet, J. Bao, M. Loncar, H.-G. Park, F. Capasso, and C. M. Lieber, “Hybrid single-nanowire photonic crystal and microresonator structures,” Nano Lett.6(1), 11–15 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Chang, W.-H.

Y.-J. Lu, J. Kim, H.-Y. Chen, C. Wu, N. Dabidian, C. E. Sanders, C.-Y. Wang, M.-Y. Lu, B.-H. Li, X. Qiu, W.-H. Chang, L.-J. Chen, G. Shvets, C.-K. Shih, and S. Gwo, “Plasmonic nanolaser using epitaxially grown silver film,” Science337(6093), 450–453 (2012).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Chen, H.-Y.

Y.-J. Lu, J. Kim, H.-Y. Chen, C. Wu, N. Dabidian, C. E. Sanders, C.-Y. Wang, M.-Y. Lu, B.-H. Li, X. Qiu, W.-H. Chang, L.-J. Chen, G. Shvets, C.-K. Shih, and S. Gwo, “Plasmonic nanolaser using epitaxially grown silver film,” Science337(6093), 450–453 (2012).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Chen, L.-J.

Y.-J. Lu, J. Kim, H.-Y. Chen, C. Wu, N. Dabidian, C. E. Sanders, C.-Y. Wang, M.-Y. Lu, B.-H. Li, X. Qiu, W.-H. Chang, L.-J. Chen, G. Shvets, C.-K. Shih, and S. Gwo, “Plasmonic nanolaser using epitaxially grown silver film,” Science337(6093), 450–453 (2012).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Chen, Y.

Q. Yang, X. Jiang, X. Guo, Y. Chen, and L. Tong, “Hybrid structure laser based on semiconductor nanowires and a silica microfiber knot cavity,” Appl. Phys. Lett.94(10), 101108 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Chin, A. H.

A. H. Chin, S. Vaddiraju, A. V. Maslov, C. Z. Ning, M. K. Sunkara, and M. Meyyappan, “Near-infrared semiconductor subwavelength-wire lasers,” Appl. Phys. Lett.88(16), 163115 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Cho, C.-H.

B. Piccione, C.-H. Cho, L. K. van Vugt, and R. Agarwal, “All-optical active switching in individual semiconductor nanowires,” Nat. Nanotechnol.7(10), 640–645 (2012).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Choi, H.-J.

J. C. Johnson, H.-J. Choi, K. P. Knutsen, R. D. Schaller, P. Yang, and R. J. Saykally, “Single gallium nitride nanowire lasers,” Nat. Mater.1(2), 106–110 (2002).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Claudon, J.

J. Claudon, J. Bleuse, N. S. Malik, M. Bazin, P. Jaffrennou, N. Gregersen, C. Sauvan, P. Lalanne, and J.-M. Gerard, “A highly efficient single-photon source based on a quantum dot in a photonic nanowire,” Nat. Photonics4(3), 174–177 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Dabidian, N.

Y.-J. Lu, J. Kim, H.-Y. Chen, C. Wu, N. Dabidian, C. E. Sanders, C.-Y. Wang, M.-Y. Lu, B.-H. Li, X. Qiu, W.-H. Chang, L.-J. Chen, G. Shvets, C.-K. Shih, and S. Gwo, “Plasmonic nanolaser using epitaxially grown silver film,” Science337(6093), 450–453 (2012).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Dai, L.

Y. Xiao, C. Meng, P. Wang, Y. Ye, H. Yu, S. Wang, F. Gu, L. Dai, and L. Tong, “Single-nanowire single-mode laser,” Nano Lett.11(3), 1122–1126 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

R. F. Oulton, V. J. Sorger, T. Zentgraf, R.-M. Ma, C. Gladden, L. Dai, G. Bartal, and X. Zhang, “Plasmon lasers at deep subwavelength scale,” Nature461(7264), 629–632 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Das, A.

A. Das, J. Heo, M. Jankowski, W. Guo, L. Zhang, H. Deng, and P. Bhattacharya, “Room temperature ultralow threshold GaN nanowire polariton laser,” Phys. Rev. Lett.107(6), 066405 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Deng, H.

A. Das, J. Heo, M. Jankowski, W. Guo, L. Zhang, H. Deng, and P. Bhattacharya, “Room temperature ultralow threshold GaN nanowire polariton laser,” Phys. Rev. Lett.107(6), 066405 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Duan, X.

X. Duan, Y. Huang, R. Agarwal, and C. M. Lieber, “Single-nanowire electrically driven lasers,” Nature421(6920), 241–245 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Feick, H.

M. H. Huang, S. Mao, H. Feick, H. Yan, Y. Wu, H. Kind, E. Weber, R. Russo, and P. Yang, “Room-temperature ultraviolet nanowire nanolasers,” Science292(5523), 1897–1899 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Gargas, D.

R. Yan, D. Gargas, and P. Yang, “Nanowire photonics,” Nat. Photonics3(10), 569–576 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Gates, B.

Y. Xia, P. Yang, Y. Sun, Y. Wu, B. Mayers, B. Gates, Y. Yin, F. Kim, and H. Yan, “One-dimensional nanostructures: synthesis, characterization, and applications,” Adv. Mater. (Deerfield Beach Fla.)15(5), 353–389 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Gerard, J.-M.

J. Claudon, J. Bleuse, N. S. Malik, M. Bazin, P. Jaffrennou, N. Gregersen, C. Sauvan, P. Lalanne, and J.-M. Gerard, “A highly efficient single-photon source based on a quantum dot in a photonic nanowire,” Nat. Photonics4(3), 174–177 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Gladden, C.

R. F. Oulton, V. J. Sorger, T. Zentgraf, R.-M. Ma, C. Gladden, L. Dai, G. Bartal, and X. Zhang, “Plasmon lasers at deep subwavelength scale,” Nature461(7264), 629–632 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Goldberger, J.

M. Law, D. J. Sirbuly, J. C. Johnson, J. Goldberger, R. J. Saykally, and P. Yang, “Nanoribbon waveguides for subwavelength photonics integration,” Science305(5688), 1269–1273 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Gregersen, N.

J. Claudon, J. Bleuse, N. S. Malik, M. Bazin, P. Jaffrennou, N. Gregersen, C. Sauvan, P. Lalanne, and J.-M. Gerard, “A highly efficient single-photon source based on a quantum dot in a photonic nanowire,” Nat. Photonics4(3), 174–177 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Gu, F.

Y. Xiao, C. Meng, P. Wang, Y. Ye, H. Yu, S. Wang, F. Gu, L. Dai, and L. Tong, “Single-nanowire single-mode laser,” Nano Lett.11(3), 1122–1126 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Guo, L. J.

Y. Jun and L. J. Guo, “Optical sensors based on active microcavities,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron.12(1), 143–147 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Guo, W.

J. Heo, W. Guo, and P. Bhattacharya, “Monolithic single GaN nanowire laser with photonic crystal microcavity on silicon,” Appl. Phys. Lett.98(2), 021110 (2011).
[CrossRef]

A. Das, J. Heo, M. Jankowski, W. Guo, L. Zhang, H. Deng, and P. Bhattacharya, “Room temperature ultralow threshold GaN nanowire polariton laser,” Phys. Rev. Lett.107(6), 066405 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Guo, X.

Q. Yang, X. Jiang, X. Guo, Y. Chen, and L. Tong, “Hybrid structure laser based on semiconductor nanowires and a silica microfiber knot cavity,” Appl. Phys. Lett.94(10), 101108 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Gwo, S.

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S. M. Spillane, T. J. Kippenberg, O. J. Painter, and K. J. Vahala, “Ideality in a fiber-taper-coupled microresonator system for application to cavity quantum electrodynamics,” Phys. Rev. Lett.91(4), 043902 (2003).
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T. J. Kippenberg, J. Kalkman, A. Polman, and K. J. Vahala, “Demonstration of an erbium-doped microdisk laser on a silicon chip,” Phys. Rev. A74(5), 051802 (2006).
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J. Bao, M. A. Zimmler, F. Capasso, X. Wang, and Z. F. Ren, “Broadband ZnO single-nanowire light-emitting diode,” Nano Lett.6(8), 1719–1722 (2006).
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Y.-J. Lu, J. Kim, H.-Y. Chen, C. Wu, N. Dabidian, C. E. Sanders, C.-Y. Wang, M.-Y. Lu, B.-H. Li, X. Qiu, W.-H. Chang, L.-J. Chen, G. Shvets, C.-K. Shih, and S. Gwo, “Plasmonic nanolaser using epitaxially grown silver film,” Science337(6093), 450–453 (2012).
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J. C. Johnson, H.-J. Choi, K. P. Knutsen, R. D. Schaller, P. Yang, and R. J. Saykally, “Single gallium nitride nanowire lasers,” Nat. Mater.1(2), 106–110 (2002).
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Y.-J. Lu, J. Kim, H.-Y. Chen, C. Wu, N. Dabidian, C. E. Sanders, C.-Y. Wang, M.-Y. Lu, B.-H. Li, X. Qiu, W.-H. Chang, L.-J. Chen, G. Shvets, C.-K. Shih, and S. Gwo, “Plasmonic nanolaser using epitaxially grown silver film,” Science337(6093), 450–453 (2012).
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M. Law, D. J. Sirbuly, J. C. Johnson, J. Goldberger, R. J. Saykally, and P. Yang, “Nanoribbon waveguides for subwavelength photonics integration,” Science305(5688), 1269–1273 (2004).
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R. F. Oulton, V. J. Sorger, T. Zentgraf, R.-M. Ma, C. Gladden, L. Dai, G. Bartal, and X. Zhang, “Plasmon lasers at deep subwavelength scale,” Nature461(7264), 629–632 (2009).
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T. J. Kippenberg, S. M. Spillane, D. K. Armani, and K. J. Vahala, “Fabrication and coupling to planar high-Q silica disk microcavities,” Appl. Phys. Lett.83(4), 797–799 (2003).
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Y. Xia, P. Yang, Y. Sun, Y. Wu, B. Mayers, B. Gates, Y. Yin, F. Kim, and H. Yan, “One-dimensional nanostructures: synthesis, characterization, and applications,” Adv. Mater. (Deerfield Beach Fla.)15(5), 353–389 (2003).
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A. H. Chin, S. Vaddiraju, A. V. Maslov, C. Z. Ning, M. K. Sunkara, and M. Meyyappan, “Near-infrared semiconductor subwavelength-wire lasers,” Appl. Phys. Lett.88(16), 163115 (2006).
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Y. Xiao, C. Meng, P. Wang, Y. Ye, H. Yu, S. Wang, F. Gu, L. Dai, and L. Tong, “Single-nanowire single-mode laser,” Nano Lett.11(3), 1122–1126 (2011).
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A. H. Chin, S. Vaddiraju, A. V. Maslov, C. Z. Ning, M. K. Sunkara, and M. Meyyappan, “Near-infrared semiconductor subwavelength-wire lasers,” Appl. Phys. Lett.88(16), 163115 (2006).
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T. J. Kippenberg, J. Kalkman, A. Polman, and K. J. Vahala, “Demonstration of an erbium-doped microdisk laser on a silicon chip,” Phys. Rev. A74(5), 051802 (2006).
[CrossRef]

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B. Piccione, C.-H. Cho, L. K. van Vugt, and R. Agarwal, “All-optical active switching in individual semiconductor nanowires,” Nat. Nanotechnol.7(10), 640–645 (2012).
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J. Bao, M. A. Zimmler, F. Capasso, X. Wang, and Z. F. Ren, “Broadband ZnO single-nanowire light-emitting diode,” Nano Lett.6(8), 1719–1722 (2006).
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Y. Xiao, C. Meng, P. Wang, Y. Ye, H. Yu, S. Wang, F. Gu, L. Dai, and L. Tong, “Single-nanowire single-mode laser,” Nano Lett.11(3), 1122–1126 (2011).
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Figures (5)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

(a) Schematic of the hybrid structure consisting of a semiconductor nanowire and a microdisk cavity. (b) Top-view optical microscope image of the hybrid structure. (c) Top-view scanning electron microscope image of the CdSe nanowire attached on the edge of the silica microdisk cavity.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

(a) Calculated mode intensity profile for the fundamental TE-like cavity mode of the hybrid structure in the coupling region at a wavelength of ~700 nm. The thickness of the silica microdisk is 800 nm and the diameter of the CdSe nanowire is 250 nm. (b) Normalized transmission spectrum of the hybrid structure consisting of a microdisk cavity (with 800 nm thickness and 58 μm diameter) and a 10 μm long CdSe nanowire. (c) Normalized transmission spectrum of the hybrid structure consisting of a microdisk cavity (with 2 μm thickness and 80 μm diameter) and a 15 μm long CdSe nanowire.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

(a) Schematic diagram of the measurement system. (b) Photoluminescence image of the hybrid structure above lasing threshold. NDF: variable neutral density filter, BS: beam splitter, PM: power meter.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Emission spectra of the hybrid structure under different pump powers.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Integrated emission intensity vs pump power density for the hybrid structure.

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