Description:  This microscope image shows a structure that promises to make the next generation of silicon lasers more efficient. It contains a disk-shaped optical resonator positioned above an optical waveguide. The resonator acts like an echo chamber for light.
Source:  UCLA
Story:  Pure silicon laser debuts
TRN December 1/8, 2004
TRN Categories:  Optical Computing, Optoelectronics and Photonics; Materials Science and Engineering
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