Spontaneous emission in two-dimensional photonic crystal microcavities

Thomas Søndergaard

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    Abstract

    The properties of the radiation field in a two-dimensional photonic crystal with and without a microcavity introduced are investigated through the concept of the position-dependent photon density of states. The position-dependent rate of spontaneous radiative decay for a two-level atom with random orientation is deduced from the photon density of states using the Fermi Golden Rule
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalI E E E Journal of Quantum Electronics
    Volume36
    Issue number4
    Pages (from-to)450-457
    ISSN0018-9197
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2000

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