Microcavities And Photonic Bandgaps: Physics And Applications by J.G. RarityMicrocavities And Photonic Bandgaps: Physics And Applications by J.G. Rarity

Microcavities And Photonic Bandgaps: Physics And Applications

byJ.G. RarityEditorClaude Weisbuch

Paperback | September 28, 2011

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The control of optical modes in microcavities or in photonic bandgap (PBG) materials is coming of age! Although these ideas could have been developed some time ago, it is only recently that they have emerged, due to advances in both atomic physics and in fabrication techniques, be it on the high-quality dielectric mirrors required for high-finesse Fabry­ Perot resonators or in semiconductor multilayer deposition methods. Initially the principles of quantum electro-dynamics (QED) were demonstrated in elegant atomic physics experiments. Now solid-state implementations are being investigated, with several subtle differences from the atomic case such as those due to their continuum of electronic states or the near Boson nature of their elementary excitations, the exciton. Research into quantum optics brings us ever newer concepts with potential to improve system performance such as photon squeezing, quantum cryptography, reversible taps, photonic de Broglie waves and quantum computers. The possibility of implementing these ideas with solid-state systems gives us hope that some could indeed find their way to the market, demonstrating the continuing importance of basic research for applications, be it in a somewhat more focused way than in earlier times for funding.
Title:Microcavities And Photonic Bandgaps: Physics And ApplicationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:601 pages, 24 × 16 × 0.68 inPublished:September 28, 2011Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401066264

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Table of Contents

Preface. Microcavities and photonic bandgaps: A summary of physics and applications; C. Weisbuch, J.G. Rarity. Planar Semiconductor Microcavities. Cavity-polaritons in semiconductor microcavities; R.P. Stanley, et al. Critical issues on the strong coupling régime in semiconductor microcavities; R. Houdré, et al. Normal-mode coupling in planar semiconductor microcavities; T.R. Nelson, Jet al. Dynamical studies of cavity polaritons in semiconductor microcavities: Pump probe measurements and time-resolved photoluminescence; J.P. Doran, et al. Spontaneous emission dynamics in planar semiconductor microcavities; I. Abram, et al. Magnetic and electric field effects in semiconductor quantum microcavity structures; T.A. Fisher, et al. Time resolved photoluminescence from a semiconductor microcavity: Temperature dependence and role of leaky modes; F. Tassone, et al. Order of magnitude enhanced spontaneous emission from room-temperature bulk GaAs; R. Jin, et al. Optical double-resonant Raman scattering in semiconductor planar microcavities; A. Fainstein, et al. Second harmonic generation in a metal-semiconductor-metal monolithic cavity; V. Berger. Photonic Bandgap Materials, and Novel Structures. Bandgap engineering of 3-D photonic crystals operating at optical wavelengths; V. Arbet-Engels, et al. Microcavities in photonic crystals; P.R. Villeneuve, et al. Electromagnetic study of photonic band structures and Anderson localization; D. Maystre, et al. Localization of light in 2D random media; A. Orlowski, et al. Strategies for the fabrication of photonic microstructures in semiconductors; R. M. De La Rue, T.F. Krauss. GaInAsP/InP 2-dimensional photonic crystals; T. Baba, T. Matsuzaki. Bound modes oftwo-dimensional photonic crystal waveguides; P.St.J. Russel, et al. InAs quantum boxes: Active probes for air/GaAs photonic bandgap microstructures; J.M. Gerard, et al. Spontaneous emission and nonlinear effects in photonic band gap materials; M.D. Tocci, et al. Guided modes in a 2D photonic-band-gap material: Advantages over the 1D case; H. Benisty. Photonic atoms: Enhanced light coupling; A. Serpengüzel, et al. Photonic surfaces; W.L. Barnes, et al. The opal-semiconductor system as a possible photonic bandgap material; S.G. Romanov, C.M. Sotomayor Torres. Partial photonic bandgaps in Bragg directions in polystyrene colloidal crystals; C.E. Cameron, et al. Characterising whispering-gallery modes in microspheres using a near-field probe; J.C. Knight, et al. Numerical method for calculating spontaneous emission rate near a surface using Green's functions; F. Wijnands, et al. Microcavity effects in Er3+-doped optical fibres: Alteration of spontaneous emission from 2D fibre microcavities; P.M.W. Skovgaard, et al. Decay time and spectrum of rare earth fluorescence in silvered microfibers; H. Zbinden, et al. Device Applications. Commercial light emitting diode technology: Status, trends, and possible future performance; M.G. Craford. Resonant cavity LED's: Design, fabrication and analysis of high efficiency LED's; H. De Neve, et al. High efficiency resonant cavity LED's; N.E.J. Hunt, E.F. Schubert. II-VI resonant cavity light emitting diodes for the mid-infrared; J. Bleuse, et al. Carrier and photon dynamics in semiconductor microdisk lasers; U. Mohideen, R.E. Slusher. Spontaneous emission control in long wavelength semiconductor micropost lasers; A. Karlsson, et al. Vertical-cavity surface-emittin