Title

UV Lasing Near the First ΓL-Pseudogap of ZnO Inverse Opals

Abstract

We demonstrate room temperature UV lasing of ZnO photonic crystals. Tuning the first Γ-L pseudogap to the gain spectrum leads to a five-fold reduction in lasing threshold due to the enhanced confinement of light.

Meeting Name

Frontiers in Optics (2006: Oct. 10, Rochester, NY)

Department(s)

Physics

Keywords and Phrases

Silicate Minerals; Gain Spectra; Inverse Opal; Lasing Threshold; Pseudo-gap; Room Temperature; UV Lasing; ZnO; Zinc Oxide

International Standard Book Number (ISBN)

1557528187; 9781557528186

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

2162-2701

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

Document Version

Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2006 Optical Society of America (OSA), All rights reserved.

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