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The significance of the number of periods and period size in 2D photonic crystal waveguides
Author(s): Mirsaeid Sarollahi; Jonathan Mishler; Stephen J. Bauman; Salvador Barraza-Lopez; Paul Millett; Joseph B. Herzog
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Paper Abstract

This work investigates the significance of the number of periods in two-dimensional photonic crystals. Models have been developed to study various photonic crystal properties (Reflection, Photonic crystal band gap). The numbers of photonic crystal periods, length of periods, and material properties have been investigated to determine their effect on the losses in the waveguide. The model focuses on a square period and has been designed to study transmission properties and the effects of period length. A finite difference frequency domain (FDFD) model has also been created to calculate the photonic band structure. Additionally, a simplified study focuses on the transmission of light through photonic crystal layers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 August 2015
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 9556, Nanoengineering: Fabrication, Properties, Optics, and Devices XII, 95561B (20 August 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2188321
Show Author Affiliations
Mirsaeid Sarollahi, Univ. of Arkansas (United States)
Jonathan Mishler, Univ. of Arkansas (United States)
Stephen J. Bauman, Univ. of Arkansas (United States)
Salvador Barraza-Lopez, Univ. of Arkansas (United States)
Paul Millett, Univ. of Arkansas (United States)
Joseph B. Herzog, Univ. of Arkansas (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9556:
Nanoengineering: Fabrication, Properties, Optics, and Devices XII
Eva M. Campo; Elizabeth A. Dobisz; Louay A. Eldada, Editor(s)

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