Chapter 9. Linear and Non-linear Optical Experiments Based on Macroporous Silicon Photonic Crystals

  1. Prof. Ralf B. Wehrspohn2,3,
  2. Prof. H.-S. Kitzerow4 and
  3. Prof. Kurt Busch5
  1. Prof. Ralf B. Wehrspohn2,3,
  2. Stefan L. Schweizer3 and
  3. Vahid Sandoghdar1

Published Online: 4 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527621880.ch9

Nanophotonic Materials: Photonic Crystals, Plasmonics, and Metamaterials

Nanophotonic Materials: Photonic Crystals, Plasmonics, and Metamaterials

How to Cite

Wehrspohn, R. B., Schweizer, S. L. and Sandoghdar, V. (2008) Linear and Non-linear Optical Experiments Based on Macroporous Silicon Photonic Crystals, in Nanophotonic Materials: Photonic Crystals, Plasmonics, and Metamaterials (eds R. B. Wehrspohn, H.-S. Kitzerow and K. Busch), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527621880.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Fraunhofer-Institute for Mechanics of Materials, Halle; Germany

  2. 3

    Martin-Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, Institute of Physics, 06099 Halle, Germany

  3. 4

    Department of Physical Chemistry FB13, University of Paderborn, Faculty of Science, Warburger Str. 100, 33098 Paderborn, Germany

  4. 5

    Universität Karlsruhe, Institute of Thoeretical Solid State Physics, 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Laboratory of Physical Chemistry, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland

  2. 2

    Fraunhofer-Institute for Mechanics of Materials, Halle; Germany

  3. 3

    Martin-Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, Institute of Physics, 06099 Halle, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527408580

Online ISBN: 9783527621880

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Keywords:

  • nanophotonic materials;
  • photonic crystals;
  • linear optical experiment;
  • non-linear optical experiment;
  • macroporous silicon photonic crystals;
  • fabrication of 2D photonic crystals;
  • defects;
  • internal emitter;
  • tunability of silicon photonic crystals

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fabrication of 2D Photonic Crystals

    • Macroporous Silicon Growth Model

    • Extension of the Pore Formation Model to Trench Formation

    • Fabrication of Trenches and More Complex Geometries

    • Current Limits of Silicon Macropore Etching

  • Defects in 2D Macroporous Silicon Photonic Crystals

    • Waveguides

    • Beaming

    • Microcavities

  • Internal Emitter

    • Internal Emitter in Bulk 2D Silicon Photonic Crystals

    • Internal Emitter in Microcavities of 2D Silicon Photonic Crystals

    • Modified Thermal Emission

  • Tunability of Silicon Photonic Crystals

    • Liquid Crystals Tuning

    • Free-carrier tuning

    • Nonlinear Optical Tuning

  • Summary

  • References