Scaling of small-aperture photonic crystal vertical cavity lasers

Aaron J. Danner, James J. Raftery, Uppiliappan Krishnamachari, Jason C. Lee, Noriyuki Yokouchi, Kent D. Choquette

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Photonic crystal confinement incorporated into vertical cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs) produces reduced excess loss as the aperture diameter decreases. The improved scaling enables a new topology of coupled vertical cavity lasers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2169-2170
Number of pages2
JournalOSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series
StatePublished - 2003
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO); Postconference Digest - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: Jun 1 2003Jun 6 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering


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