Room temperature strong coupling effects from single ZnO nanowire microcavity
Ng, Tien Khee
Ooi, Boon S.
KAUST DepartmentComputer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE) Division
Electrical Engineering Program
Physical Science and Engineering (PSE) Division
Online Publication Date2012-05-10
Print Publication Date2012-05-21
Permanent link to this recordhttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/312977
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AbstractStrong coupling effects in a dielectric microcavity with a single ZnO nanowire embedded in it have been investigated at room temperature. A large Rabi splitting of ?100 meV is obtained from the polariton dispersion and a non-linearity in the polariton emission characteristics is observed at room temperature with a low threshold of 1.63 ?J/cm2, which corresponds to a polariton density an order of magnitude smaller than that for the Mott transition. The momentum distribution of the lower polaritons shows evidence of dynamic condensation and the absence of a relaxation bottleneck. The polariton relaxation dynamics were investigated by timeresolved measurements, which showed a progressive decrease in the polariton relaxation time with increase in polariton density. © 2012 Optical Society of America.
CitationDas A, Heo J, Bayraktaroglu A, Guo W, Ng T-K, et al. (2012) Room temperature strong coupling effects from single ZnO nanowire microcavity. Optics Express 20: 11830. doi:10.1364/OE.20.011830.
PublisherThe Optical Society