Microlaser made of disordered media

H. Cao, J. Y. Xu, E. W. Seelig, Robert P. H. Chang

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We have fabricated microlasers with disordered semiconductor nanoparticles. The physical mechanism of optical confinement is based on Anderson localization of light in micrometer-sized random media. Pulsed lasing occurs around 380 nm at room temperature under optical pumping.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2997-2999
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - May 22 2000

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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    Cao, H., Xu, J. Y., Seelig, E. W., & Chang, R. P. H. (2000). Microlaser made of disordered media. Applied Physics Letters, 76(21), 2997-2999.