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Nanofluidic control of coupled photonic crystal resonators

Year: 2010

Authors: Vignolini S., Riboli F., Wiersma D., Balet L., Li LH., Francardi M., Gerardino A., Fiore A., Gurioli M., Intonti F.

Autors Affiliation: CNR INO, European Lab Nonlinear Spect, I-50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Italy; CNISM, Unita Ric Firenze, I-50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Italy; Univ Florence, Dept Phys, European Lab Nonlinear Spect, I-50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Italy; Ecole Polytech Fed Lausanne, Inst Photon & Quantum Elect, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland; CNR, Inst Photon & Nanotechnol, I-00156 Rome, Italy; Eindhoven Univ Technol, COBRA Res Inst, NL-5600 MB Eindhoven, Netherlands

Abstract: A fine control of a photonic molecule is obtained by nanofluidic techniques. The coupling condition between the modes of two photonic crystal nanocavities is modified by spectrally tuning each single resonator. Clear mode anticrossing and transition from localized to delocalized states are observed. The detuning induced by disorder, always present in real device, is experimentally compensated by locally modifying the photonic environment of the cavity.

Journal/Review: APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS

Volume: 96 (14)      Pages from: 141114  to: 141114

More Information: We acknowledge financial support from the FAR under Project No. 851 and Ente Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze.
DOI: 10.1063/1.3378690

Citations: 17
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