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Microfluidic Photonic Crystal Nanocavities

Smith, Cameron L C; Wu, Darran K C; Lee, Michael; Monat, Christelle; Tomiljenovic-Hanic, Snjezana; Freeman, Darren; Madden, Steve; Grillet, Christian; Luther-Davies, Barry; Giessen, Harald; Eggleton, Benjamin J


We demonstrate post-processed and reconfigurable photonic crystal double-heterostructure nanocavities via selective fluid infiltration. We experimentally investigate the microfluidic structures via evanescent probing from a tapered fiber at telecommunications wavelengths. We demonstrate a cavity with quality factor Q = 4,300. The defect-writing technique we present does not require nanometer-scale alterations in lattice geometry and may be undertaken at any time after photonic crystal waveguide...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Proceedings of SPIE - Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging
DOI: 10.1117/12.765089


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