Metal-encased semiconductor nanowires as waveguides for ultrasmall lasers

A. V. Maslov, Cun-Zheng Ning

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Abstract

We show that a semiconductor nanowire encased by a metal offers the smallest laser waveguide, despite the large Joule loss. The TM01 mode immediately above its cut-off is most advantageous for making sub-wavelength lasers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2007, CLEO 2007
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2007, CLEO 2007 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 6 2007May 11 2007

Publication series

NameConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2007, CLEO 2007

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2007, CLEO 2007
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/6/075/11/07

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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Maslov, A. V., & Ning, C-Z. (2007). Metal-encased semiconductor nanowires as waveguides for ultrasmall lasers. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2007, CLEO 2007 [4453600] (Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2007, CLEO 2007). https://doi.org/10.1109/CLEO.2007.4453600