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 publication2007 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007
Event2007 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 6 2007May 11 2007

Publication series

NameConference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Technical Digest Series

Other

Other2007 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/6/075/11/07

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Maslov, A. V., & Ning, C-Z. (2007). Metal-encased semiconductor nanowires as waveguides for ultrasmall lasers. In 2007 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS [4431377] (Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Technical Digest Series). https://doi.org/10.1109/QELS.2007.4431377