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Integration of Silicon Nanocrystals and Erbium Ring Cavities for a Silicon Pumped Er:SiO2 Laser

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In this work we present a novel two-stage approach to achieve electrically pumped lasing on a CMOS compatible material platform in the telecom region. The proposed design consists of an electrically pumped silicon nanocrystal (Si-nc) light source acting as an optical pump for an Erbium doped silicate (Er:SiO2) lasing cavity. The integrated design, based on concentric disks of Si-nc and Er:SiO2, provides a means of coupling the Si-nc pump signal to the Er ions without requiring overlap of the Er based lasing mode with the Si-nc material. We present an electromagnetic analysis of the pump and lasing modes in the proposed configuration. We also present fabrication and characterization of Si-nc and Er:SiO2 microdisks as components of the integrated design.
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Keywords: ERBIUM; LASER; MICRODISKS; SILICON NANOCRYSTALS

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2010-03-01

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  • Journal for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (JNN) is an international and multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal with a wide-ranging coverage, consolidating research activities in all areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology into a single and unique reference source. JNN is the first cross-disciplinary journal to publish original full research articles, rapid communications of important new scientific and technological findings, timely state-of-the-art reviews with author's photo and short biography, and current research news encompassing the fundamental and applied research in all disciplines of science, engineering and medicine.
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