Dynamical dispersion engineering in coupled vertical cavities employing a high-contrast grating

  title={Dynamical dispersion engineering in coupled vertical cavities employing a high-contrast grating},
  author={Alireza Taghizadeh and Il-Sug Chung},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
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