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 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Technical Digest Series
DOIs
StatePublished - 2007
Event2007 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 6 2007May 11 2007

Other

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

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waveguide lasers
nanowires
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  • 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 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Technical Digest Series [4431377] https://doi.org/10.1109/QELS.2007.4431377

Metal-encased semiconductor nanowires as waveguides for ultrasmall lasers. / Maslov, A. V.; Ning, Cun-Zheng.

Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Technical Digest Series. 2007. 4431377.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Maslov, AV & Ning, C-Z 2007, Metal-encased semiconductor nanowires as waveguides for ultrasmall lasers. in Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Technical Digest Series., 4431377, 2007 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS, Baltimore, MD, United States, 5/6/07. https://doi.org/10.1109/QELS.2007.4431377
Maslov AV, Ning C-Z. Metal-encased semiconductor nanowires as waveguides for ultrasmall lasers. In Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Technical Digest Series. 2007. 4431377 https://doi.org/10.1109/QELS.2007.4431377
Maslov, A. V. ; Ning, Cun-Zheng. / Metal-encased semiconductor nanowires as waveguides for ultrasmall lasers. Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Technical Digest Series. 2007.
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