Observation of whispering gallery resonances in circular and elliptical semiconductor pillar microcavities

V. N. Astratov, S. Lam, D. Sanvitto, J. A. Timpson, A. Tahraoui, D. M. Whittaker, M. S. Skolnick

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We present spectroscopic evidence for excitation of whispering gallery resonancs in circular and elliptical semiconductor pillar microcavites. Due to high Q-factors and small modal volumes these modes can be used in quantum cavity electrodynamics experiments.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2006
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)1557528187, 9781557528186
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2006 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: 10 Oct 200610 Oct 2006

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2006
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityRochester, NY

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