Room-temperature photoluminescence from erbium-doped multilayer porous silicon microcavity

Y. Zhou, P. A. Snow, P. St. J. Russell

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Abstract

A multilayer microcavity was electrochemically etched on a silicon substrate and doped with erbium. Thermal processing under a nitrogen atmosphere optically activated the erbium-ions. Photo-pumping yielded room temperature emission around 1.54 μm from the erbium-doped samples with the emitted light strongly modified by the microcavity structure. Emission spectra with a peak at 1.536 μm had a full width at half maximum of ∼6 nm.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)40-42
Number of pages3
JournalMaterials Science and Engineering : B
Volume81
Issue number1-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 24 Apr 2001

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