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Optimization of resonances in photonic crystal slabs
Author(s): Robert P. Lipton; Stephen P. Shipman; Stephanos Venakides
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Paper Abstract

Variational methods are applied to the design of a two-dimensional lossless photonic crystal slab to optimize resonant scattering phenomena. The method is based on varying properties of the transmission coefficient that are connected to resonant behavior. Numerical studies are based on boundary-integral methods for crystals consisting of multiple scatterers. We present an example in which we modify a photonic crystal consisting of an array of dielectric rods in air so that a weak transmission anomaly is transformed into a sharp resonance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 December 2003
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 5184, Physics, Theory, and Applications of Periodic Structures in Optics II, (29 December 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.505091
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Robert P. Lipton, Louisiana State Univ. (United States)
Stephen P. Shipman, Louisiana State Univ. (United States)
Stephanos Venakides, Duke Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5184:
Physics, Theory, and Applications of Periodic Structures in Optics II
Philippe Lalanne, Editor(s)

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