UV lasing near the first ΓL-pseudogap of ZnO inverse opals

Michael Scharrer, Xiaohua Wu, Alexey Yamilov, Hui Cao, Robert P.H. Chang

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Abstract

We demonstrate room temperature UV lasing of ZnO photonic crystals. Tuning the first Γ-L pseudogap to the gain spectrum leads to a five-fold reduction in lasing threshold due to the enhanced confinement of light.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2006
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528187, 9781557528186
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2006
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2006 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: Oct 10 2006Oct 10 2006

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2006
CountryUnited States
CityRochester, NY
Period10/10/0610/10/06

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Scharrer, M., Wu, X., Yamilov, A., Cao, H., & Chang, R. P. H. (2006). UV lasing near the first ΓL-pseudogap of ZnO inverse opals. In Frontiers in Optics, FiO 2006 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.