Single mode dye-doped polymer photonic crystal lasers

Mads Brøkner Christiansen, Thomas Buss, Cameron Smith, Sidsel Rübner Petersen, Mette Marie Jørgensen, Anders Kristensen

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Abstract

Dye-doped polymer photonic crystal (PhC) lasers fabricated by combined nanoimprint and photolithography are studied for their reproducibility and stability characteristics. We introduce a phase shift in the PhC lattice that substantially improves the yield of single wavelength emission. Single mode emission and reproducibility of laser characteristics are important if the lasers are to be mass produced in, e. g., optofluidic sensor chips. The fabrication yield is above 85% with highly reproducible wavelengths (within 0.5%), and the temperature dependence on the wavelength is found to be -0.045 or -0.066 nmK(-1), depending on the material.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Micromechanics and Microengineering
Volume20
Issue number11
ISSN0960-1317
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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