Design of Ultrahigh-Q Photoinduced Cavities in Defect-free Photonic Crystal Slabs
Snjezana Tomljenovic-Hanic, C Martijn de Sterke
2010 CONFERENCE ON LASERS AND ELECTRO-OPTICS (CLEO) AND QUANTUM ELECTRONICS AND LASER SCIENCE CONFERENCE (QELS) | IEEE | Published : 2010
We demonstrate that cavities with Q∼107 can be designed in defect-free photonic crystals made of photosensitive material (chalcogenide). Since the high-Q mode can originate from an air-band, these cavities are ideal candidates for sensing applications. © 2010 IEEE.