Microlaser made of disordered media

H. Cao*, J. Y. Xu, E. W. Seelig, R. P.H. Chang

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We have fabricated microlasers with disordered semiconductor nanoparticles. The physical mechanism of optical confinement is based on Anderson localization of light in micrometer-sized random media. Pulsed lasing occurs around 380 nm at room temperature under optical pumping.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2997-2999
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number21
StatePublished - May 22 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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