We demonstrate that a double heterostructure in a two-dimensional photonic-crystal slab is crucial for the strong confinement of photons in volumes of optical-wavelength size. An extremely high quality factor over 2.7×105 has been achieved experimentally.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
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