Ultralow threshold on-chip toroidal microcavity nanocrystal quantum dot lasers

Bumki Min, Sungjee Kim, Koichi Okamoto, Lan Yang, Axel Scherer, Harry Atwater, Kerry Vahala

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Abstract

We demonstrate an on-chip toroidal microcavity nanocrystal quantum dot laser with a threshold energy below 10 femto-Joules at room temperature, a factor of 1 million lower than previously reported for strongly-confined, nanocrystal quantum dot lasers.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2006
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528136, 9781557528131
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2006 - Long Beach, CA, United States
Duration: May 21 2006May 21 2006

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2006
CountryUnited States
CityLong Beach, CA
Period5/21/065/21/06

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Min, B., Kim, S., Okamoto, K., Yang, L., Scherer, A., Atwater, H., & Vahala, K. (2006). Ultralow threshold on-chip toroidal microcavity nanocrystal quantum dot lasers. In Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2006 Optical Society of America.