Optical Sciences

Biomolecules and nanostructures

The Optical Sciences group studies the interaction of light and matter. Our current focus is on detection and sensing/imaging with an emphasis on the development of integrated photonics. We are part of Twente University's Department of Science and Technology and member of the MESA+ institute.


Q-factor measurements through injection locking of a semiconductor-glass hybrid laser with unknown intracavity losses

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Y. Fan, R. M. Oldenbeuving, M. R. H. Khan, C. G. H. Roeloffzen, E. J. Klein, C. J. Lee, H. L. Offerhaus, and K.-J. Boller
Optics Letters
Vol. 39 Issue 7 p 1748-1752 April 1, 2014

The injection locking properties of a newly developed waveguide-based external cavity semiconductor laser have been investigated. Using the injection locking properties to measure the Q-factor of complex optical cavities with unknown internal losses, has been demonstrated for the first time.
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