In this invited talk I will review our research activity on near-field Anapole nanolasers. Anapoles are radiationless light states that do not possess far field emission. Thanks to their unique nature, these states enable a new concept of laser source, whose emission is totally confined in the near field. We will discuss applications of this concept for ultra-fast (100 fs), mode-locking pulse generation in integrated optical structures with GaAs semiconductors.
Juan Sebastian Totero Gongora, Andrey E. Miroshnichenko, Yuri S. Kivshar, and Andrea Fratalocchi, "Anapole-mode-based nanolaser in integrated optical chips (Conference Presentation)," Proc. SPIE 10345, Active Photonic Platforms IX, 103450D (Presented at SPIE Nanoscience + Engineering: August 06, 2017; Published: 22 September 2017); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2273281.5583319741001.
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