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Fabrication and Characterization of Metallic Cavity Nanolasers


Abstract Nanolasers represents the research frontier in both the areas of photonics and nanotechnology for its interesting properties in low dimension physics, its appealing prospects in integrated photonics, and other on-chip applications. In this thesis, I present my research work on fabrication and characterization of a new type of nanolasers: metallic cavity nanolasers. The last ten years witnessed a dramatic paradigm shift from pure dielectric cavity to metallic cavity in the research of nanolasers. By using low loss metals such as silver, which is highly reflective at near infrared, light can be confined in an ultra small cavity or waveguide with sub-wavelength dimensions, thus enabling sub-wavelength cavity lasers. Based on this idea, I fabri... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Ding, Kang (Author) / Ning, Cun-Zheng (Advisor) / Yu, Hongbin (Committee member) / Palais, Joseph (Committee member) / Zhang, Yong-Hang (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Electrical engineering / Laser / Metallic cavity / Nanophotonics / sub-wavelength
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 173 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Electrical Engineering 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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