Abstract

Vertical Fabry Perot cavities (VFPC) have been extensively studied, especially for the realization of vertical-cavity surface emitting lasers (VCSELs). They are traditionally composed of two Distributed Bragg Reflectors (DBR) which reflectivity has to be sufficient in order to obtain highly resonant cavity, which is particularly necessary for laser emission in VCSELs. As a consequence, DBRs consist generally in very thick layer stacks. In this paper, we demonstrate the smallest conceivable high Q vertical Fabry-Perot cavity, using ultra-thin and highly-efficient photonic crystal slab mirrors instead of conventional DBRs, which enable moreover a control of the polarization.

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C.Y. Huang, Y. Zhou, C.J. Chang-Hasnain, "A surface-emitting laser incorporating a high-index-contrast subwavelength grating," Nature Photon. 1, 119-122 (2007).Q5
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[CrossRef]

2006 (2)

S. Boutami, B. BenBakir, H. Hattori, X. Letartre, J.L. Leclercq, P. Rojo-Romeo, M. Garrigues, C. Seassal, P. Viktorovitch, "Broadband and compact 2D photonic crystal reflectors with controllable polarization dependence," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18, 835-837 (2006).
[CrossRef]

S. Boutami, B. Benbakir, X. Letartre, J.L. Leclercq, P. Rojo-Romeo, M. Garrigues, P. Viktorovitch, I. Sagnes, L. Legratiet, M. Strassner, "Highly selective and compact tunable Fabry-Perot filter associating photonic crystal and MOEMS," Opt. Express 14, 3129-3137 (2006), http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-8-3129
[CrossRef]

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M. Ortsiefer, S. Baydar, K. Windhorn, G. Böhm, J. Rosskopf, R. Shau, E. Rönneberg, W. Hofmann, M.C. Amann, "2.5-mW Single-Mode Operation of 1.55µm buried Tunnel Junction VCSELs," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17, 1596-1598 (2005).
[CrossRef]

2004 (4)

A. Syrbu, A. Mircea, A. Mereuta, A. Caliman, C.A. Berseth, G. Suruceanu, V. Iakovlev, M. Achtenhagen, A. Rudra, E. Kapon, "1.5-mW Single-Mode operation of wafer-fused 1550nm VCSELs," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 16, 1230-1232 (2004).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

V. Lousse, W. Suh, O. Kilic, S. Kim, O. Solgaard, S. Fan, "Angular and polarization properties of a photonic crystal slab mirror," Opt. Express 12, 1575-1582 (2004). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-12-8-1575
[CrossRef]

Y. Ding, R. Magnusson, "Use of nondegenerate resonant leaky modes to fashion diverse optical spectra," Opt. Express 12, 1885-1891 (2004), http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-12-9-1885
[CrossRef]

2003 (2)

J.L. Leclercq, P. Rojo-Romeo, C. Seassal, J. Mouette, X. Letartre, P. Viktorovitch, "3D structuring of multilayer suspended membranes including 2D photonic crystal structures," J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 21, 2903-2906 (2003).
[CrossRef]

J. Boucart, R. Pathak, D. Zhang, M. Beaudoin, P. Kner, D. Sun, R.J. Stone, R.F. Nabiev, W. Yuen, "Long wavelength MEMS tunable VCSEL with InP-InAlGaAs bottom DBR," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 15, 1186-1188 (2003).
[CrossRef]

2001 (1)

S. Nakagawa, E. Hall, G. Almuneau, J.K. Kim, D.A. Buell, H. Kroemer, L.A. Coldren, "1.55µm InP lattice matched VCSELs with AlGaAsSb-AlAsSb DBRs," IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 7, 224-230 (2001).Q2

2000 (1)

A. Karim, S. Björlin, J. Piprek, J.E. Bowers, "Long-wavelength vertical-cavity lasers and amplifiers," IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 6, 1244-1253 (2000).Q1

1991 (1)

E. Yablonovitch, T.J. Gmitter, K.M. Leung, "Photonic bandgap structure: the face-centered-cubic case employing nonspherical atoms," Phys. Rev. Lett. 67, 2295-2298 (1991).
[CrossRef]

1987 (1)

E. Yablonovitch, "Inhibited spontaneous emission in solid - state physics and electronics," Phys. Rev. Lett. E 58, 2059-2062 (1987).Q4

1981 (1)

IEEE Electron. Lett. (1)

S. Boutami, B. Benbakir, P. Regreny, J.L. Leclercq, P. Viktorovitch, "Compact 1.55 µm room-temperature optically pumped VCSEL using Photonic crystal mirror," IEEE Electron. Lett. 43, 282-283 (2007).Q6
[CrossRef]

IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. (2)

A. Karim, S. Björlin, J. Piprek, J.E. Bowers, "Long-wavelength vertical-cavity lasers and amplifiers," IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 6, 1244-1253 (2000).Q1

S. Nakagawa, E. Hall, G. Almuneau, J.K. Kim, D.A. Buell, H. Kroemer, L.A. Coldren, "1.55µm InP lattice matched VCSELs with AlGaAsSb-AlAsSb DBRs," IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 7, 224-230 (2001).Q2

IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. (5)

M. Ortsiefer, S. Baydar, K. Windhorn, G. Böhm, J. Rosskopf, R. Shau, E. Rönneberg, W. Hofmann, M.C. Amann, "2.5-mW Single-Mode Operation of 1.55µm buried Tunnel Junction VCSELs," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17, 1596-1598 (2005).
[CrossRef]

J. Boucart, R. Pathak, D. Zhang, M. Beaudoin, P. Kner, D. Sun, R.J. Stone, R.F. Nabiev, W. Yuen, "Long wavelength MEMS tunable VCSEL with InP-InAlGaAs bottom DBR," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 15, 1186-1188 (2003).
[CrossRef]

A. Syrbu, A. Mircea, A. Mereuta, A. Caliman, C.A. Berseth, G. Suruceanu, V. Iakovlev, M. Achtenhagen, A. Rudra, E. Kapon, "1.5-mW Single-Mode operation of wafer-fused 1550nm VCSELs," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 16, 1230-1232 (2004).
[CrossRef]

C.F.R. Mateus, M.C.Y. Huang, L. Chen, C.J. Chang-Hasnain, Y. Suzuki, "Broadband mirror (1.12-1.62μm) using single-layer sub-wavelength grating," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 16, 1676-1678 (2004).
[CrossRef]

S. Boutami, B. BenBakir, H. Hattori, X. Letartre, J.L. Leclercq, P. Rojo-Romeo, M. Garrigues, C. Seassal, P. Viktorovitch, "Broadband and compact 2D photonic crystal reflectors with controllable polarization dependence," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18, 835-837 (2006).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. (1)

J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B (1)

J.L. Leclercq, P. Rojo-Romeo, C. Seassal, J. Mouette, X. Letartre, P. Viktorovitch, "3D structuring of multilayer suspended membranes including 2D photonic crystal structures," J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 21, 2903-2906 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Nature Photon. (2)

C.Y. Huang, Y. Zhou, C.J. Chang-Hasnain, "A surface-emitting laser incorporating a high-index-contrast subwavelength grating," Nature Photon. 1, 119-122 (2007).Q5
[CrossRef]

A.E. Willner, "All mirrors are not created equal," Nature Photon. 1,87-88 (2007).Q3
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express (4)

Phys. Rev. Lett. (1)

E. Yablonovitch, T.J. Gmitter, K.M. Leung, "Photonic bandgap structure: the face-centered-cubic case employing nonspherical atoms," Phys. Rev. Lett. 67, 2295-2298 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Rev. Lett. E (1)

E. Yablonovitch, "Inhibited spontaneous emission in solid - state physics and electronics," Phys. Rev. Lett. E 58, 2059-2062 (1987).Q4

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