We demonstrate room-temperature lasing oscillation in a plasmonic microring resonator containing InAs/GaAs self-assembled quantum dots. The resonator is composed of a GaAs microring placed on an atomically flat silver surface. Such a structure was fabricated by transfer printing, through which we can pick the dielectric microring and place it on the silver surface at will, hence maintaining a high-quality metal surface without introducing any complex fabrication process. Our result will be important in the development of nanoscale light sources in future densely integrated plasmonic circuits.
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