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Optimal design of 1D photonic bandgap devices by using the Leaky mode propagation method
Author(s): Agostino Giorgio; Anna Gina Perri; Mario Nicola Armenise
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Paper Abstract

A model based on the Leaky Mode Propagation Method has been implemented in a computer program to design 1D waveguiding Photonic Band-Gap (PBG) devices. A complete analysis of the propagation characteristics, including the determination of modal propagation constants, electromagnetic field harmonics and total field distribution, transmission and reflection coefficients, total forward and backward power flow in the structure, guided and radiated power, and total losses, can be determined in a few seconds, so enabling the optimized design. The design of a PBG filter and of a resonant device have been carried out to demonstrate the ease of use of our model.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 November 2001
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 4453, Materials and Devices for Photonic Circuits II, (6 November 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.447648
Show Author Affiliations
Agostino Giorgio, Politecnico di Bari (Italy)
Anna Gina Perri, Politecnico di Bari (Italy)
Mario Nicola Armenise, Politecnico di Bari (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4453:
Materials and Devices for Photonic Circuits II
Mario Nicola Armenise, Editor(s)

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