Mechanically Flexible Photonic-Crystal Cavities on Strained-Germanium Nanomembranes

Boztuğ Yerci Ç. H., Sanchez-Perez J. R., Yin J., Lagally M. G., Paiella R.

Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San-Jose, Costa Rica, 8 - 13 June 2014 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Doi Number: 10.1364/cleo_si.2014.stu2h.4
  • City: San-Jose
  • Country: Costa Rica
  • TED University Affiliated: No


Photonic-crystal cavities compatible with the highly subwavelength thicknesses and flexibility requirements of mechanically-stressed Ge nanomembranes are developed and used to demonstrate a strong (20x) strain-induced light-emission efficiency enhancement.