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Low interface reflection of rod-type photonic crystals: a bottom up approach
Author(s): C. Martijn de Sterke; T. P. White; L. C. Botten; R. C. McPhedran
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Paper Abstract

We consider coupling between free-space and rod-type photonic crystals using semi-analytic 2D methods, and find that for frequencies in the second and third bands this coupling is almost perfect over a large range of angles. We explain this remarkable property in terms of the scattering resonances of the individual inclusions and then confirm the presence of this effect in fully 3D FDTD calculations.

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Date Published: 1 March 2006
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 6128, Photonic Crystal Materials and Devices IV, 61281B (1 March 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.654800
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C. Martijn de Sterke, Univ. of Sydney (Australia)
T. P. White, Univ. of Sydney (Australia)
L. C. Botten, Univ. of Technology Sydney (Australia)
R. C. McPhedran, Univ. of Sydney (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6128:
Photonic Crystal Materials and Devices IV
Ali Adibi; Shawn-Yu Lin; Axel Scherer, Editor(s)

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