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Title:Selective Oxidation of Aluminum-Bearing Iii-V Semiconductors: Properties and Applications to Small-Volume Quantum Well Heterostructure Lasers
Author(s):Ries, Michael John
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Holonyak, Nick, Jr.
Department / Program:Electrical Engineering
Discipline:Electrical Engineering
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Engineering, Electronics and Electrical
Abstract:The same IILD + oxidation process is used to fabricate a two-dimensional active photonic lattice that is comprised of $\sim$9-$\mu$m microdisk lasers that are arranged in a triangular (hexagonal close-packed) lattice arrangement. The disks are closely spaced (11-$\mu$m center-to-center spacing) such that they are strongly coupled. As a result of the coupling of the disks, the photonic lattice exhibits laser operation in bands of energy located around the microdisk modes. In addition, the photonic lattice emits beams of energy along six symmetrical "crystal" directions. The details of photonic lattice fabrication and characterization are described.
Issue Date:1996
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:60 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/81167
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI9702653
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:1996


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