Tuning out disorder-induced localization in nanophotonic cavity arrays.

  title={Tuning out disorder-induced localization in nanophotonic cavity arrays.},
  author={Sergei Yurievich Sokolov and Jin Lian and Emre Y{\"u}ce and S. Combrie and Alfredo de Rossi and Allard P. Mosk},
  journal={Optics express},
  volume={25 5},
Weakly coupled high-Q nanophotonic cavities are building blocks of slow-light waveguides and other nanophotonic devices. Their functionality critically depends on tuning as resonance frequencies should stay within the bandwidth of the device. Unavoidable disorder leads to random frequency shifts which cause localization of the light in single cavities. We present a new method to finely tune individual resonances of light in a system of coupled nanocavities. We use holographic laser-induced… 

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