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Waveguiding in planar photonic crystals
Author(s): Marko Loncar; Dusan Nedeljkovic; Theodor Doll; Jelena Vuckovic; Axel Scherer; Thomas P. Pearsall
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Paper Abstract

Photonic crystal planar circuits designed and fabricated in silicon on silicon dioxide are demonstrated. Our structures are based on two-dimensional confinement by photonic crystals in the plane of propagation, and total internal reflection to achieve confinement in the third dimension. These circuits are shown to guide light at 1550 nm around sharp corners where the radius of curvature is similar to the wavelength of light.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 May 2001
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4293, Silicon-based and Hybrid Optoelectronics III, (18 May 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.426924
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Marko Loncar, California Institute of Technology (United States)
Dusan Nedeljkovic, Corning SA (France)
Theodor Doll, California Institute of Technology (United States)
Jelena Vuckovic, California Institute of Technology (United States)
Axel Scherer, California Institute of Technology (United States)
Thomas P. Pearsall, Corning SA (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4293:
Silicon-based and Hybrid Optoelectronics III
David J. Robbins; John Alfred Trezza; Ghassan E. Jabbour, Editor(s)

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