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Analysis of nonlinear effects caused by TE waves propagating in two-dimensional Kerr photonic crystals
Author(s): Jin Pan; Zhixiang Tang; Rong Pan; Ketao Zhou; Runwu Peng
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Paper Abstract

As the two main ways to enhance nonlinearity in nano-structured materials, field localization and slow light effects could cooperate to exert influence on nonlinear effect enhancement together. By considering the co-influence of them, we can make use of a field averaging method to calculate the effective nonlinear refractive index coefficient ( n2 ) of Kerr photonic crystals (PhCs). In this paper, we treat the propagation of TE waves in Kerr PhCs in detail as a complementary to TM waves and calculate the effective n2 in the first band. Although TM waves and TE waves may cause different nonlinear effects in two-dimensional Kerr PhCs, it proves that our theoretical calculating method also works well for TE waves.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 October 2016
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 10155, Optical Measurement Technology and Instrumentation, 101552S (19 October 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2247209
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Jin Pan, Hunan Univ. (China)
Zhixiang Tang, Hunan Univ. (China)
Rong Pan, Hunan Univ. (China)
Ketao Zhou, Hunan Univ. (China)
Runwu Peng, Changsha Univ. of Science and Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10155:
Optical Measurement Technology and Instrumentation
Sen Han; JiuBin Tan, Editor(s)

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