Critically Coupling a 5.1 nm Thick J-aggregate Layer to a Single Dielectric Mirror, Resulting in an Effective Peak Absorption Constant of 6.9 x 106 cm-1

Publication Type:

Miscellaneous

Source:

Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), osapublishing.org, p.CWI7 (2006)

Keywords:

2006, 2013 and earlier

Abstract:

A 5.1 nm thick film of high oscillator strength J-aggregated dye, which gives rise to strong optical coupling, critically couples to a single
dielectric mirror, absorbing 97% of incident light (effective absorption
coefficient of 6.9x10^6 cm-1).