UV-modulated one-dimensional photonic-crystal resonator for visible lights

S. Y. Yang, P. H. Yang, C. D. Liao, J. J. Chieh, Y. P. Chen, H. E. Horng, Chin Yih Hong, H. C. Yang

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    Abstract

    The one-dimensional photonic-crystal (ASi O2) 6 ZnO (Si O2 A)6 resonators at visible lights are fabricated and characterized, where A may be ZnO or indium tin oxide. Owing to the absorption of ultraviolet (UV) light by the ZnO layers, the refractive index of ZnO layers is changed temporally. This fact led to a temporary shifting of the forbidden band and the resonant mode of the resonator under UV irradiation. Besides, via adjusting the thickness of the ZnO defect layer, the resonant wavelength is manipulated. These experimental data show good consistence with simulated results.

    Original languageEnglish
    Article number231108
    JournalApplied Physics Letters
    Volume89
    Issue number23
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2006 Dec 18

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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