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Ultrahigh finesse low mode volume Fabry-Perot microcavity

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Author(s)

Andreas Muller, Edward B. Flagg, John R. Lawall, Glenn S. Solomon

Abstract

Ultralow loss concave micromirrors with radii of curvature below 60 um were fabricated by laser ablation and reflective coatings. A 10 um long microcavity with a mode volume of 40 um^3 was set up with two such mirrors and the cavity linewidth measured both spectrally and temporally. The smallest linewidth obtained was 96 MHz, corresponding to a quality factor of 3.3x10^6 and a mirror finesse in excess of 1.5x10^5. With these parameters we estimate that a variety of solid-state quantum emitters coupled to the cavity may enter the strong coupling regime.
Citation
Optics Letters

Keywords

microcavity, cavity quantum electrodynamics, fabry-perot

Citation

Muller, A. , Flagg, E. , Lawall, J. and Solomon, G. (2010), Ultrahigh finesse low mode volume Fabry-Perot microcavity, Optics Letters, [online], https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.002293, https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=905212 (Accessed June 19, 2024)

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Created July 1, 2010, Updated November 29, 2022